Cagliari and Internazionale play in a match of the 26th round of Serie A TIM. In the last confrontation between these teams in this competition, on 29-09-2018, Internazionale won at home by (2-0). The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the visiting team, which has 5 wins and 1 loss in the last 6 games. In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Cagliari presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor. The home team is currently in 14th place with 24 points earned after 5 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Parma by (2-1). In the last match, lost out to Sampdoria by (1-0). This is a team affected by the house factor, the stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 9 goals scored and 26 conceded, against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 home defeats, with 17 goals scored and 14 conceded. For the championship, Cagliari had 16 points out of 30, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in their last 10 matches at the stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 'was 1-0, which occurred in 6 of their 12 matches. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In their home matches for the competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since 5 of the last 12 that disputed finished with Less than 1.5 goals. In 25 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 16 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 12 home games in this competition there are 1 highlights: 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (76'-90 '). Cagliari arrive in this match with a 1-0 defeat in their visit to Sampdoria, adding to their fourth defeat in their last five Italian league games. Still, it is important to note that the locals beat Parma in the final round at home. In this challenge against Inter, coach Rolando Maran should keep the team in 4-4-2, privileging the defensive organization and fast attacks. Leonardo Pavoletti is the best finisher in Cagliari in the league with 9 goals scored. For this game, the coach will not be able to count on the suspension Deiola, besides Klavan, Castro and Cerri, these by injury.
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place with 47 points, after 14 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Sampdoria by (2-1). In the last match, he was drawn to Fiorentina by (3-3). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the championship, the Internazionale won 15 points in 30 chances, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 'was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of his 12 matches. His attack has marked regularly, since he has managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their games away to this competition there is a tendency to have few goals, since 6 of the last 13 that disputed finished with Less than 1.5 goals. In 25 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the board. In the last 13 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: suffered 5 of his 13 goals between minutes (61'-75 '). Inter Milan have made a very positive Italian championship and currently ranks third with 47 points, 9 points behind Napoli. It is worth mentioning that the club contender drew 3-3 in the final round against Fiorentina. Usually coach Luciano Spalletiti has four defense plays, three in the midfield and three in the attack, Lautaro Martínez being the most advanced. We emphasize that visitors have presented great quality in the transition defense-attack. It seems that the coach will not be able to count on Mauro Icardi and Vrsaljko, both with physical problems.