Mission possible for Inter in the last round of the group stage of the Champions League, in which the nerazzurra team will receive the visit of the Barcelona team, an already qualified team, which comes without many of the right holders in this game.
◼️It occupies the second position in this group, having the advantage of the direct duels with Dortmund, both teams being equal before the last round.
◼️2 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats is the team’s balance in this group, Inter prevailing in the last game of the group, 3: 1, away with Slavia Prague.
◼️He drew in the last championship match, 0: 0, at home, with AS Roma, a match in which he had the great opportunities of the game.
◼️Candreva and Asamoah are uncertain for this game, while Barella is injured, and Sensi has very little chance of playing.
◼️It will finish in the first position of this group, having at this moment 11 points, with 4 more than Inter and Dortmund.
◼️She is undefeated in this group, having 3 wins and 2 draws. Comes after a championship victory, 5: 2, with Mallorca, a match in which Messi and Suarez performed, with Messi scoring a hattrick.
◼️Messi, Pique and Sergi Roberto were left at home, while Semedo, Jordi Alba, Arthur and Dembele were all injured.
▫️The two teams have met 3 times in the last 2 editions of the Champions League, in the previous edition Barcelona obtaining 4 points, winning at home and draw in Milan, score 1: 1, also prevailing in the Barcelona game from the current edition , 2: 1 score.
⚽Inter – Barcelona probable teams:
🔹Inter(3-5-2): Handanovič, Godín, Skriniar, De Vrij, Candreva, Borja Valero, Vecino, Brozović, D’Ambrosio, Lukaku, Martinez.
🔹Barcelona (4-3-3): Net; Wague, Umtiti, Todibo, Firpo; Rakitić, Vidal, Alena; Ansu Fati, Griezmann, Pérez.
🔸Inter and Barcelona meet in the sixth stage, the last of the Champions League groups.
🔸The Catalans are in first place in group F, already qualified, with 11 points; Inter and Dortmund have seven, Slavia Prague, only two.
🔸With Antonio Conte on the bench, the Italians make a season as they have not done much – they are in first place in Serie A, with two points over the Juventus champion.
🔸Inter went 0-0 with Roma in the last match on Friday – it was the first draw after four victories in all competitions.
🔸In the League, Inter lost 1-2 with Barcelona; there is still a failure, 2-3 in Dortmund, plus a 3-1 success in Prague.
🔸With 13 victories in the last 15 matches in all competitions, Barcelona is leading everywhere.
🔸The Catalans are already qualified in the spring of the League, and in the championship they are in first place, on a par with Real.
🔸El Clasico is waiting for him on December 18 and even if he still has to play and on Saturday at Sociedad, the team can make his strategy accordingly.
🔸In the last 15 games, the only hop was at Levante (1-3 on November 2) and at home with Slavia Prague, score 0-0.
🔸In the rest, Barca drew white in the League at Dortmund; otherwise, only wins, 2-1 in the tour with Inter and Prague, plus 3-1 with Borussia.
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🔺At home he went 1-1 with Slavia and beat Borussia 2-0.
🔺Sunday has the next match in Fiorentina.
🔺Inter lost only once the current season on their own ground, 1-2 with Juventus, at the beginning of October.
🔺For eight years they have not qualified for the Nerazzurri in the spring of the Champions League.
🔺Last season, they finished on 3 with Barca, Tottenham and PSV, and in the spring of the Europa League they were ejected from Frankfurt in the eighth.
🔺The Catalans come after Saturday’s match, 5-2 with Mallorca – Messi presented his sixth Golden Ball, and Suarez scored the goal of the year.
🔺The boat was also last season in the group with Inter – 1-1 ended the return of Giuseppe Meazza, after 2-0 at Camp Nou.
🔺The Catalans lost last time with the Italians four games ago (three wins and one draw), score 1-3, in April 2010.
🔺Last season, Barcelona stopped in the Champions League semifinals, eliminated by the future Liverpool winner.
🔺Barcelona has six wins in the last seven races, in all competitions.
⚽Are there unavailable players or important absentees in this match?
▪️Alexis Sanchez, Stefano Sensi and Nicolo Barella.
▪️Ousmane Dembele, Jordi Alba, Nelson Semedo, Arthur, Ansu Fati, Messi, Pique and Sergi Roberto.
Football Prediction of the Day Inter vs Barcelona
I will bet on Inter’s victory in this game, Inter having a great chance to reach the best, going to meet a very weak team of Barcelona, coach Valverde will rest many important players for this game.
Inter played quite well in Barcelona, making a good first half, accusing a penalty not awarded, being returned by Suarez, who had two moments of genius, which destroyed the well thought out defense of Inter.
Inter played quite well in the last championship game, the one with AS Roma, Conte accusing the band that it had to be much more cynical in front of the gate, they not taking advantage of the many mistakes of the giallorossa band around their own mistakes. if they will defend, they will be used in this match.
Bet Tips: Inter
A game of all or nothing for the Italians from which I expect to see goals in the first half of the game.
Inter is forced to race from the very beginning because the only solution to qualify in the best of UCL is the victory, and the opportunities with Barcelona must be taken advantage of every time they arise.
Barcelona sees this confrontation as a spectator, and the fact that he does not care can make him practice his best game.
I expect to see goals in the first half, but no more than two successes, having in front two formations that present defenses well placed.
Prediction Today: First half 1-2 goals