Torino vs Inter Milan Preview
Torino vs Inter Milan preview is on the ropes, while Inter is having eyes on the Champions league final, they are Aiming to extend their good form until the departing for the match in Istanbul. Torino, has needs points to assure a top finish.
The Coppa Italia Winners strode out at San Siro having added victory over final opponents Fiorentina to January defeat on Milan In the Supercoppa Italiana premises, as they have an returned down to the champions league place confirmed for next term.
Now guaranteed to finish no lower than fourth – thanks, in part, to a 10-point penalty for old foes Juventus – Inter may be within touching distance of a spectacular cup treble, but their league record has been far more modest this season and they never mounted a sustained Scudetto challenge.
Losing 12 Serie A matches – although only one of the last seven – has seen to that, and Simone Inzaghi‘s side have incidentally drawn the fewest games of any team so far: a real case of win-or-bust.
However, Inter have embarked on a remarkable run of results since mid-April, which has carried them all the way to next week’s showdown with Manchester City, and having won their last league match of the season for the past six years, they now aim to finish with a flourish in Turin.
While victory for the visitors could see them claim runner-up status behind Napoli but only if Lazio falter in Empoli – Torino can finish no higher than the eighth place they hold following a 4-0 win at Spezia on the penultimate matchday. While Inter Milan had been knowing their victory against teams like Benfica with a goal of 2-0, the match with eighth place Torino will be good one.
After crushing the relegation-threatened Aquilotti, Ivan Juric’s side have something to defend, then, as that would be the club’s best final placing for four years – two of which were spent struggling against the drop.
Team News and Injury
It is likely that Simone Inzaghi will rotate his resources this weekend, due to the looming Champions League final, and the Inter coach could rest some of his key players – primarily to avoid risking injury.
However, he will also want to end the Serie A season on a high note and still has six days to prepare for meeting English champions Manchester City in Istanbul.
Defensive duo Milan Skriniar and Danilo D’Ambrosio are set to be at his disposal on Saturday, after the former completed his return from back surgery and the latter – a former Torino player – recovered from the knock which forced him off during last week’s win over Atalanta.
The hosts, meanwhile, will be without Inter loanee Valentino Lazaro due to an adductor issue, but Nemanja Radonjic hopes to be passed fit in time to feature on the final day.
After failing to get on the scoresheet in La Spezia last week, top scorer Antonio Sanabria will aim to improve his total of 12 league goals; having taken over from Andrea Belotti as Toro’s main man up front while Pietro Pellegri’s fitness problems persist.
Ivan Ilic who has scored twice against Inter in the past and netted the third goal last week – should partner Samuele Ricci in the engine room of Ivan Juric’s favoured 3-4-2-1 formation.
Inter Milan have a good recent record against Torino and have won 19 out of the last 33 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Torino’s four victories.
Inter Milan are unbeaten in their last seven matches against Torino in the Serie A, with their previous such defeat against the hosts coming by a 1-0 scoreline in 2019.
After a run of nine consecutive defeats at home against Inter Milan in the Serie A, Torino are unbeaten in six of their last nine such games in the competition.
Torino have won four of their last eight matches against Inter Milan in the second half of the Serie A season and have lost only two of these games. Torino are winless in their last six matches at home in the Serie A – their worst run in this regard since a run of 12 games in the 2020-21 season.
Torino vs Inter Milan Prediction
Inter Milan have managed to hit their top at the end of the season and Remain in prove their performance in the UEFA champions league. Torino can pack a punch on their day but will need to play out to stand a chance in weekend.
Inter Milan have the advantage in the match against Torino and have the advantage on the match on the Serie A.