• This will be the 70th meeting between Inter and Cagliari in Serie A – the Nerazzurri lead by 32 wins to 11.
  • However, over the last four meetings with Inter, the Sardinians are unbeaten (W1 D3).
  • Inter last lost to Cagliari at home in May 1995 and are unbeaten in 13 home games against them (W10 D3).
  • The last time Cagliari didn’t concede at Inter’s ground was March 1992.
  • Inter have won back-to-back Serie A games (vs Sassuolo and Fiorentina) for the first time since November.
  • Walter Mazzarri’s side are unbeaten in their last eight home games in the league (W4 D4).
  • Cagliari have lost five of their last six league fixtures, winning the other.
  • Cagliari’s last away win in Serie A came over a year ago, against Pescara. Since then, they have an away record of nine draws and eight losses.
  • The Sardinians haven’t scored in any of their last five games on the road.
  • Mauricio Pinilla has netted four times against Inter, his favourite target in this competition.
  • Mauro Icardi has scored a goal every 22 touches – the best ratio amongst players in the top five European leagues who have already scored at least two goals this term.