Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(19) 12 Goals 0 (0)
(18) 14 Assists 0 (0)
(6.8) 7.1 Average Ratings 6.4 (6.3)
27.8 Average Age 28.4
182.5 Average Height (cm) 183.3
(1) 1.2 Shots pg 1.3 (1.2)
(46%) 50% Aerial Duel Success 60% (59%)
(0.8) 1 Dribbles pg 1.2 (1.2)
(1.9) 1.5 Tackles pg 2.2 (2.4)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Europa League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Walter Samuel Out 7.19
Gaby Mudingayi Out 6.92
Luca Castellazzi Out N/A
Joel Obi Out 7.06
Cristian Chivu Out 7.01
Mateo Kovacic Doubtful 7.22
No missing players.

Team News

  • Javier Zanetti, Walter Gargano and Diego Milito will be rested with Jonathan, Marco Benassi and Ricky Alvarez taking their spots.
  • Fredy Guarin currently has the second best WhoScored.com Europa League rating this season.
  • Inter have the 3rd most successful dribbles per game in the Europa League this season, with 13.5 per game.
  • There are reports in Romania that Cluj will go to the San Siro to defend, intent on fielding a back line of 5.
  • Cluj recorded the lowest possession in this season's Champions League group stages with just 31.2%.

Prediction

  • Inter coach Andrea Stramaccioni might risk fielding a strong lineup in this match ahead of their tough league clash with Fiorentina on Sunday. Stramaccioni has stated numerous times that he will not underestimate Cluj and that he will pick the best available team that he believes is best suited to start against the Romanians.
  • Cluj's domestic league has not resumed yet after a winter break and subsequently they have only been playing friendlies for match fitness in recent weeks. The Romanian team has a very big Portuguese influence, including the coach and most of the starting eleven.
  • Inter will be firm favorites to win and they should get all three points, but Cluj could be will motivated and possibly nick an away goal.
Prediction:
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Comments (2)

 
  • Damn Kovacic! It's just like seeing Modric play for Inter

  • Ole3x.. Inter2..

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