Fiorentina – Inter : Preview & Prediction
Inter Milan will have a big psychological advantage over their opponents since the current runner-up of AC Milan has twice won Fiorentina this season, in the first leg in the league (4-3) last September and in the Italian Cup. (2-1 ap) to Artemio Franchi on January 13th. A 3rd victory in a row seems playable for Interiorists who want to stay in contact with the leader who receives the red lantern this day. Unbeaten since January 6, Inter Milan was surprised by Juventus Turin on Tuesday in their semi-final first leg of the Italian Cup at home (1-2). This halt does not call into question the last good results of the Lombard club which had just beaten Juventus Turin (2-0) in the league, to take 1 point on the ground of Udinese (0-0) and to win AC Milan (2-1) in the quarter-finals of the same Italian Cup and crush Bénévento (4-0) on the last day of Serie A. The Interists will want to start again at Florence faced a disappointing Fio during her last performances. The current 9th in Serie A, eliminated from the Italian Cup by Inter (1-2 ap), was humiliated in Naples (6-0) before recovering but without conviction against the red lantern Crotone ( 2-1) and on the field of Torino (1-1) finishing the game at 9 after the expulsions of Milenkovic and Castrovilli. The Ribery gang may not live up to their opponent this weekend!
Defender Milenkovic and midfielder Castrovilli, both suspended, will not be on the scoresheet against Inter Milan.
Inter Milan are undefeated against Viola in the last 9 duels (5 wins and 4 draws).
The Nerazzurri have beaten Fio twice this season: 4-3 in the first leg and 2-1 (ap) in the Italian Cup.
Fiorentina have won only once in their last 4 outings, in all competitions.
Inter have suffered only 1 defeat in their last 7 games played, Serie A and the Italian Cup included.
Inter Milan know they must win to stay in contact with AC Milan who should take the 3 points against the red lantern Crotone.
Fiorentina – Inter : Betting Tips
Inter – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70