Parma, 15 September 2018 – Statistics, previous meetings and trivia: here’s all you need to know ahead of the matchday four Serie A TIM encounter today at 15:00 CEST.
There have been 28 previous meetings between the two teams in Milan, with Inter picking up 16 wins (the last being a 1-0 victory in 2012-13), Parma two (both in the 1998-99 campaign, 2-0 in the Coppa Italia and 3-1 in Serie A) and there also being 10 draws (the most recent a 1-1 draw during the 2014-15 campaign). Since the Crociati’s last triumph in Milan, there have been a total of 18 further meetings between the two at San Siro, with seven draws and 11 Nerazzurri wins. The last time Inter failed to score against Parma was during a 0-0 draw on 12 April 1992. The Nerazzurri have scored 48 goals in 22 Serie A matches since then.
D’AVERSA’S STATS IN SEPTEMBER
September is historically not a particularly good month for Roberto D’Aversa, whose teams have picked up an average of 1.05 points per game – the worst of the year. The Crociati Coach will today be taking on Luciano Spalletti for the first time in his career.
PARMA, KEEP AN EYE ON THE SECOND-HALF
Parma have so far struggled in the second half of matches this season. Against Udinese, it went from 1-0 to 2-2, against Juventus it went from 1-1 to 2-1 and against Spal it went from 0-0 to 1-0 in Bologna. They’ve lost out on four points in two games due to the change in scoreline after half-time.
100 SERIE A APPEARANCES FOR POLITANO
This will be game No.10 for Matteo Politano in Serie A, with the player previously making his top-tier debut on 23 August 2015. This came during Sassuolo’s 2-1 win over Napoli.
Data derived from Calcio & Social Communication