Internazionale and Barcelona meet at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which records 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games.
After 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses, the home team is currently in 2nd place, with 7 points won. In the last match, he won (1‑3) out against Slavia Praha, after in the previous match, he lost (3‑2) out with Borussia Dortmund. In the last match he played, for Serie A, he tied with Roma at home for (0-0). In its last 10 home games, Internazionale records 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 4 of the last 5 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of their last 27 games ended with Under 1,5 goals and 18 in 27 ended with Under 2,5 goals.
Inter Milan comes to this match after a 0-0 draw against Roma, adding their fifth official game without tasting the taste of defeat. In the last match of the group stage of the Champions League, the Italians beat Slavia Prague by 1-3. In this match against Barcelona, coach Antonio Conte must keep the team in its usual tactical design, that is, 3-5-2, in which Lautaro Martínez and Lukaku are the most advanced men in the team. The first athlete mentioned above stands out in this formation, with 5 goals signed in this competition. Outside this game are Barella, Alexis Sánchez and Sensi, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in the 1st position, with 11 points won, after 3 wins and 2 draws. In the penultimate match, he tied at home against Slavia Praha by (0-0). In the last match, he won at home against Borussia Dortmund by (3‑1). In the last game he played for the First Division, he won Mallorca at home by (5-2). In his last away game, for the First Division, he won by (0-1) against Atlético Madrid. In its last 10 away games, Barcelona records 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. This is a team that usually scores many times first: he opened the scoring in 12 of his last 15 games, of these 12 he came to rest in advantage in 10 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 11. There is 1 period Stand out in the last 20 away matches for all competitions: he scored 11 of his 30 goals between minutes (46’ ‑ 60 ‘).
Barcelona comes to this very motivated match, after a 5-2 victory over Mallorca in the Spanish league match. In their last match for the group stage of the Champions League, the Catalans beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1. Despite playing as a visitor, the coach should not act with a cautious strategy, seeking counterattacks to exploit the opponent’s back. At the individual level we highlight the Uruguayan Luis Suarez, a player who has scored 3 goals so far in the millionaire league. For this match, the visiting coach cannot count on Dembélé, due to an injury.