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  • 12 September 2011
  • • 00:15
  • • Stadio Renzo Barbera, Palermo
  • Referee: C. Brighi
  • • Attendance: 36000
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Serie A Preview: Palermo - Inter

Serie A Preview: Palermo - Inter

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Gian Piero Gasperini will be looking to open up his reign as Inter coach with a win at the Renzo Barbera on Sunday night, and should have enough to secure the start he wants


PROBABLE LINE-UPS
Palermo (4-4-2): Tzorvas; Pisano, Silvestre, Cetto, Balzaretti; Alvarez, Barreto, Migliaccio, Ilicic; Hernandez, Micoli


Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini sacked coach Stefano Pioli and his entire staff before the season even kicked off. Star players Javier Pastore, Salvatore Sirigu, Cesare Bovo and Mattia Cassani all left the club in the summer. Adam Simon and Luca Di Matteo will miss the clash due to injury.

Inter (3-4-3): Julio Cesar; Ranocchia, Samuel, Lucio; Nagatomo, Cambiasso, Sneijder, Zanetti; Forlan, Milito, Zarate



The Gian Piero Gasperini era will begin at Inter on Sunday with the 53-year-old unable to call on Maicon, Thiago Motta, Emiliano Viviano, Ivan Cordoba and Cristian Chivu, who are all sidelined with various injuries. Diego Forlan and Mauro Zarate will likely make their Serie A debuts for the Nerazzurri on Sunday.


DID YOU KNOW?
  • Palermo have beaten Inter only once in their last 22 Serie A meetings.
  • The Sicilians had the fewest draws in the league last year (5).
  • The Renzo Barbera club kept only six clean sheets last season.
  • Palermo finished the 2010-11 campaign winning four out of their last six games.
  • Inter scored a league-high 69 goals in Serie A last season.
  • The San Siro outfit have not lost to Palermo in their last 11 Serie A meetings.
  • The Nerazzurri beat Palermo to lift the Coppa Italia in May.
  • Inter averaged 1.82 goals a game last year.
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Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Palermo

Internazionale

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

US Città di Palermo PAL
US Città di Palermo Palermo
Draw
FC Internazionale Milano INT
FC Internazionale Milano Internazionale
87%

Top 3 Predictions

US Città di Palermo PAL
1 - 3
FC Internazionale Milano INT
US Città di Palermo PAL
0 - 2
FC Internazionale Milano INT
US Città di Palermo PAL
0 - 3
FC Internazionale Milano INT

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