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The Derby d'Italia is back this weekend resuming a heated rivalry, Adam Scime offers five ways Inter can beat the Bianconeri.

1) Stretch The Juventus Defense

In this early part of the season, Juventus's defense has suffered significantly when attacked, often leaving men unmarked in the center that the likes of Nicola Pozzi, Alessandro Matri, and Josip Ilicic, among others have already taken advantage of in Serie A. Their back four have yet to gel completely and when put under pressure from the flanks or on the counter have let strikers slip through the cracks. Rafael Benitez has no doubt taken note of the sub-par full backs and lack of cohesiveness between Chiellini and Bonucci.

Keep Temper In Check

Typically this fiery match rarely is without it's share of heavy challenges, tough tackles, and bookings. There is plenty of bad blood between the two sides and the hosts, arguably going in as favorites, must ensure they do not let the Turin giants under their skin and pick up unnecessary cards and expulsions that could change the course of events in the visitors favor.

3) Give Samuel Eto'o A Starring Role

The Cameroon international's form has simply been outstanding. His hat-trick in the 4-0 thrashing of Werder Bremen was evidence of his incredible pace, finishing ability, and excellent movement off the ball. Whether Diego Milito plays or not, closer to goal or as a support striker, the former Barcelona man should be heavily involved in the action on Sunday evening.

4)  Win The Midfield Battle

Usually coach Luigi Del Neri will employ a straight-forward 4-4-2, with two wingers pushing forward. A look at the key battles highlights one between Claudio Marchisio and Wesley Sneijder in the center of the pitch, but in general the Marchiso - Felipe Melo duo is left to do a lot of work both in terms of defensive duty and build-up play. The Nerazzurri would be smart to not give them a moment's rest and refuse to let them settle in. As the support from Krasic and Pepe on the wings is lacking at times, it's certainly an area that can be targeted.

5) Stop Milos Krasic

The Serbian international has become the new darling of Juventus, earning several comparisons to former club hero Pavel Nedved. Stopping the 25-year-old will be no easy chore, especially with the likely absence of skipper Javier Zanetti. Christian Chivu may have his hands full on this one as he did with Jeremy Menez last week against Roma - he may need some help at the back.


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