Inter - Sassuolo (27 Sep 23) [1-2]

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UPDATED predicted #Inter XI to face Sassuolo. Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alessandro Bastoni and Matteo Darmian now expected to start over Davide Frattesi, Stefan de Vrij and Benjamin Pavard. [via SkySport]
Fucking hell.

Mkhitaryan could get his right leg amputated and Inzaghi would still play him for 90mins.

I like that Bastoni is staring though. He hasn’t been playing full games anyway.
 

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UPDATED predicted #Inter XI to face Sassuolo. Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alessandro Bastoni and Matteo Darmian now expected to start over Davide Frattesi, Stefan de Vrij and Benjamin Pavard. [via SkySport]

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Not happy with Mkhi and Darmian starting. Pavard should start and feel like a first team player and Mkhi should not be overplayed.
 

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I really don't mind who will start, unless there is some rotation for Salernitana as well.
 

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With regards to Pavard specifically, Salernitana is the game we should rotate for as they are 17th place. What point is there in starting Darmian twice in 4 days? He just played 90 mins against Empoli. Against a team like Sassuolo who are going to attack, we should be playing the stronger player - that's obviously Pavard.
 

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UPDATED predicted #Inter XI to face Sassuolo. Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alessandro Bastoni and Matteo Darmian now expected to start over Davide Frattesi, Stefan de Vrij and Benjamin Pavard. [via SkySport]

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IMO, Inzaghi still views this as our starting 11. Pavard, Augusto, and Frattesi will have to play their way in, which I think is overall fair.
 

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Not happy with Mkhi and Darmian starting. Pavard should start and feel like a first team player and Mkhi should not be overplayed.
Darmian is a true Warrior and he is a monster. He is preferred choice in our starting XI atm over Pavard
 

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I think Pavard will be introduced to the starting line up smoothly and slowly like Onana, same with Frattesi.

I would love to see more of Darmian in WB with Pavard behind him.
 

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Mkhi has had 2 bad games in a row.. he needs to rest this one or the next one.
 

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I think Pavard will be introduced to the starting line up smoothly and slowly like Onana, same with Frattesi.

I would love to see more of Darmian in WB with Pavard behind him.
Nothing would shock me with Inzaghi. I could honestly see a world where we are in the latter stages of the champions league next year and he’s still benching Pavard for Darmian. Mkhi being the starter all year over Frattesi is 100% happening.
 

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I understand that Inzaghi values Mkhi being the best midfielder for moving ball forward vertically who can shoot and attack in the box. But he could not play every fucking games with same quality and certainly next year or next 50 years. I want to see better minutes management for him.
 

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Maybe psychological factor with Frattesi against his former team? So, Inzaghi playing safe. But I'm sure Davide will see and action for 25-30 minutes.

3:1 Inter.
 

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My sense is Sassuolo is an attacking team with worst defence than Milan. Darmian may be better in terms of helping our counters.
 

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Our Sassuolo games have always been at the extremes.

This is the sort of fixture where we win 5-0, or lose 1-3, after taking an early lead thanks to a Hakan penalty.
 

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Look I may be wrong and I hope I'm wrong, but feel like Inter's honeymoon period is over.
This will be hard fought game - A draw or a narrow victory for Inter.
 

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I feel we are steamrolling as an unstoppable train till January.
 

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And Sommer is doing very well. Defense, mids and wingacks are ok. Arna is our problem right now, but I hope, Miki, Barella and Frattesi can fill the 4th forward spot if needed. Maybe even Klassen, but I'm not sure about him.
 

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Not worried at all about Sassuolo but seems that Inzaghi is considering the lineup. We will need heavy rotations agains Salernitana...forward,Mkhitaryan,Bastoni,maybe one more midfielder. I'm more worried about that game away.
 

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Good to see the old faithful line up, shame sdv is missing he's really impressed, let's have it. Let's make the players we've signed work for those spots, totally agree with the line up.

Gamedayyyyyy babbbyyyyyyy
 
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