TEAM NEWS: Forlan, Milito and Zarate start for Inter in Stramaccioni's debut

The Nerazzurri's new coach has opted for an attacking 4-3-3 in his inaugural game as boss, with the three South Americans leading the line

Andrea Stramaccioni has opted for a 4-3-3 formation in his inaugural game as Inter boss, headed by the triumvirate of Mauro Zarate, Diego Milito and Diego Forlan for this afternoon's Serie A clash with Genoa at San Siro.

The former club Primavera coach, who replaced the outgoing Claudio Ranieri on Monday, has made three changes from the side that lost 2-0 to Juventus last weekend.

Christian Chivu comes in to replace Yuto Nagatomo at left-back, whilst Esteban Cambiasso returns in favour of Joel Obi. Zarate also gets a rare start under the new coach, with the new boss favouring an attacking 4-3-3.

Genoa continue to struggle this season, and Pasquale Marino has to do without Kevin Constant, Juraj Kucka, Luca Antonelli and Andreas Granqvist for today's match.

The Rossoblu though, match up the Nerazzurri with Rodrigo Palacio, Alberto Gilardino and Giuseppe Sculli leading the line.

Inter (4-3-3): Julio Cesar; Zanetti, Lucio, Samuel, Chivu; Poli, Stankovic, Cambiasso; Zarate, Milito, Forlan.

Genoa (4-3-3): Frey; Mesto, Carvalho, Kaladze, Moretti; Biondini, Veloso, Belluschi; Sculli, Gilardino, Palacio.