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  • October 1, 2011
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  • • Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano
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Serie A Preview: Inter - Napoli

Serie A Preview: Inter - Napoli

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The hosts will look to continue their winning ways under new coach Claudio Ranieri when they lock horns with their southern counterparts at San Siro


PROBABLE LINEUPS

INTER

Julio Cesar
Nagatomo, Lucio, Samuel, Chivu
Zanetti, Cambiasso, Obi
Forlan
Zarate, Milito
NAPOLI

De Sanctis
Campagnaro, Cannavaro, Aronica
Maggio, Inler,
Gargano, Dossena
Hamsik, Pandev
Lavezzi


Claudio Ranieri will be without the services of influential midfielders Wesley Sneijder, Dejan Stankovic and Thiago Motta who are all out injured. Maicon, Ivan Cordoba and Emiliano Viviano are still sidelined with knee problems while Andrea Poli is not yet ready to feature for the first team. Andrea Ranocchia is suspended for picking up a red card against Novara. Giampaolo Pazzini will have to pass a late fitness test to face Napoli on Saturday.

Walter Mazzarri will be unable to call on his star striker Edinson Cavani, who limped off in the second half of the Champions League win over Villarreal midweek with an ankle injury. Defender Miguel Britos and midfielder Blerim Dzemaili will also miss the crunch class at San Siro.


DID YOU KNOW?
  • Inter is unbeaten in its last 14 Serie A matches at San Siro.
  • The Nerazzurri have won two games in a row in all competitions since Claudio Ranieri replaced Gian Piero Gasperini as coach.
  • Napoli has failed to score in two of its first four Serie A encounters this season.
  • The Coppa Italia holders beat Walter Mazzarri's men 3-1 at San Siro before playing out a 1-1 draw at the San Paolo during the 2010-11 campaign.
  • The southern Italians have only win in their last five league games away from home (W1 D1 L3).
  • Inter has scored 10 goals in its last five home Serie A matches (W4 D1 L0).

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Last Five Matches
Inter
Jul 26, 2014Real Madrid 1 - Inter 1ICC
May 18, 2014Chievo 2 - Inter 1SR-A
May 10, 2014Inter 4 - Lazio 1SR-A
May 4, 2014Milan 1 - Inter 0SR-A
Apr 26, 2014Inter 0 - Napoli 0SR-A
Napoli
May 18, 2014Napoli 5 - Verona 1SR-A
May 11, 2014Sampdoria 2 - Napoli 5SR-A
May 6, 2014Napoli 3 - Cagliari 0SR-A
May 3, 2014Fiorentina 1 - Napoli 3ITAC
Apr 26, 2014Inter 0 - Napoli 0SR-A
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Team News
Available Squads
30Julio CésarGoalkeeper
13MaiconDefender
33LúcioDefender
-Walter SamuelDefender
26Cristian ChivuDefender
4Javier ZanettiDefender
5Esteban CambiassoMidfielder
11Ricardo ÁlvarezMidfielder
20Joel ObiMidfielder
11Giampaolo PazziniStriker
10Diego ForlánStriker
-Luca CastellazziGoalkeeper
55Yuto NagatomoDefender
10Dejan StankovicManager/Coach
10CoutinhoMidfielder
4Sulley MuntariMidfielder
9Mauro ZárateStriker
-Luc CastaignosStriker
26Morgan De SanctisGoalkeeper
14Hugo CampagnaroDefender
-Paolo CannavaroDefender
-Salvatore AronicaDefender
11Christian MaggioMidfielder
88Gökhan InlerMidfielder
5Walter GarganoMidfielder
18Camilo ZúñigaDefender
17Marek HamsikMidfielder
21Ezequiel LavezziStriker
19Goran PandevStriker
22Antonio RosatiGoalkeeper
3Andrea DossenaDefender
-Ignacio FideleffDefender
21Federico FernándezDefender
-Mario SantanaMidfielder
-Cristian Gabriel ChávezMidfielder
46Giuseppe MascaraStriker

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