The match of the 3rd round of the group stage of the Champions League between Inter and Barcelona will take place on October 4 in Milan at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium. The teams will start the game at 19:00 GMT.
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Before the game with such a difficult opponent, Inter are worried about their poor performances in Serie A, where the club suffered two defeats in a row, conceding a total of 5 goals.
In the championship they lost to Udinese with a score of (1-3). The next was a defeat from Roma (1-2) in the last round.
According to the results of last month, the hosts, as you know, were only able to beat Victoria in the Champions League (2-0) and Torino (1-0) in Serie A.
In the Champions League, Inter are third in the group. The defeat from Bayern (0-2) at the start of the tournament put us in our current position.
Barcelona are doing much better. They take 1st place in the Example, and after the last setback that the team suffered in the 2nd round of the Champions League, losing to Bayern (0-2).
Barcelona defeated Elche (3-0) at home. In early October, the club had a 1-0 victory over Mallorca. In both cases, the guests were helped by Robert Lewandowski, who scored 3 goals in these two meetings.
In the Champions League, Barcelona really needs a victory in this match, as the club has 3 points and one victory.
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Players to watch
Inter’s Edin Dzeko scored in his last three matches against Barcelona, becoming his team’s top scorer each time.
Looking for a better result will be Robert Lewandowski, who had seven strikes without goals against Bayern, but “Barcelona won each of his seven scoring matches.
Head to Head
Barcelona have an impressive record against Inter Milan on the European stage and have won eight of the 14 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Inter Milan’s two victories.
The match is of particular importance for Barcelona striker Ansu Fati, who became the youngest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history to score against Inter Milan in 2019.
Inter Milan form guide: L–L–W–W–L
Barcelona form guide: W–W–L–W–W
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|Inter win 4.33||Draw 4.00||Barcelona win 1.75|
Barcelona have experienced a resurgence under Xavi and will face a difficult match this week. The Spanish club failed to beat Bayern despite their impressive performance and they will need to push themselves to the limit in this match.
Inter Milan have been shockingly bad this season and have a few key injuries to fix before this game. Barcelona are at their best right now.
Prediction for this match: Barcelona to win.
- Barcelona win by 1 or 2 goals.
- Second half total over first half total.