Preview stats Venezia vs Inter Milan.
The Italian Serie A, November 27, Kick-off 19:45 GMT
Venezia vs Inter Milan PREVIEW STATS
Venezia have won two of their six Serie A games against Inter in the three points for a win era (D1 L3); only against Cagliari (three) and Fiorentina (four) have they won more in this period.
Inter have not lost a Serie A game played immediately following a European match since March 2020 against Juventus. This season, they have picked up two wins and two draws in their four matches played so far after midweek Champions League fixtures.
Inter have scored the most headed goals in the big-five European leagues in 2021/22 (nine), although Venezia have conceded only one such goal, doing so in October against Cagliari (no team has conceded fewer in Serie A this season).
Inter have scored in each of their last 16 away league games (30 goals), while the Nerazzurri have scored in more away games in a row only twice previously in Serie A (17 in 2002 and 18 in 1951).
Only Bayern Munich (41 in 12 games) and Liverpool (35 in 12) have scored more goals than Inter (32) in the big-five European leagues in 2021/22. Inter’s highest goal tally from their first 14 matches of a Serie A campaign in the three points for a win era was 34 in 2020/21.
Venezia have won five of their 12 home games against Inter in Serie A (D4 L3): only against Fiorentina (eight) and Lazio (six) have the lagunari picked up more such home wins in the top-flight.
Venezia are looking to win three consecutive Serie A matches for the first time since March 1962.
TOP PLAYER(S) STATS
Edin Dzeko hasn’t scored in his last four Serie A games against newly promoted sides; he had scored 21 goals in his previous 21 such appearances.
Before David Okereke, the last non-Italian Venezia player to score at least four goals in his first 12 Serie A appearances for the club was Alvaro Recoba in 1999 (six goals for the Uruguayan in his first 12 games).
Venezia’s Francesco Forte is one of only six players in the era of three points for a win make at least one Serie A appearance for both Venezia and Inter (also Di Napoli, Ganz, Orlandini, Pistone and Recoba).