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At 18 pm at the San Siro stadium in Milan Inter-Fiorentina face each other in the match valid for the 28th day of Serie A. In the first leg on October 22, Inter had won 3-4 in a crazy race in which, after the 2-0 signed by Barella and Lautaro Martinez, the viola had come back twice, but at the fifth recovery of the second half the cold shower had arrived with the final 3-4 signed by Henrikh Mkhitaryan. In the last ten direct clashes in Serie A between the two teams there have been five victories of Inter and five draws, while Fiorentina has never won. The last success of the Tuscans was the 5-4 of April 22, 2017.

Here Inter

Inter, in third place with 50 points, must fight to defend the Champions League: Roma, in fifth place, have only three points less. The Nerazzurri come from qualifying for the knockout rounds of the Champions League against Porto thanks to a 1-0 first leg win and a 0-0 draw in the second leg. While in Serie A they lost the last two games, 0-1 against Juventus and 2-1 with Spezia. In the match against the viola Simone Inzaghi finds a Romelu Lukaku one hundred percent of his performance, but will have to do without Hakan Calhanoglu, blocked by a muscular distraction to the adductor of the right thigh. An important lack in view of the first of nine games in the next 30 days in which the Nerazzurri will play the quarter-finals of the Champions League against Benfica, the semi-finals of the Italian Cup against Juventus and five decisive rounds for the final standings in the league. Meanwhile, however, Lukaku is back in splendid form, as documented by his four goals for Belgium against Sweden and Germany. "The North is waiting for you," the Nerazzurri curve wrote on social networks.

Here Fiorentina

Saturday night is the beginning of a tour de force of nine games in a month also for the viola who are ninth at 37 points, four less than Juventus in seventh place, a placement that could give access to the Conference League. But only under certain conditions, that is, if to win the Italian Cup should be one of the top six in the league, or one of the Italian should win a European cup. The Italian team overcame Turkish side Sivasspor in the second round of the Conference League to win 1-0 and 1-4 respectively. In addition to still being in the running in the semi-finals of the Italian Cup (Wednesday 5 April the first leg against Cremonese), Fiorentina has won the last two games in the league, 1-0 against Lecce and 0-2 against Cremonese. Still in doubt against Inter the presence on the field from the first minute of Luka Jovic, who in recent days has undergone individual training due to a viral infection. Personalized session also for Milenkovic, Barak and Terzic, with the first two who in recent days have been engaged respectively with Serbia and the Czech Republic and the third still convalescing following muscle problems.

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