MILAN - With the 18th match of the season upon us, here are the stats and trivia for Sassuolo vs. Inter brought to you in collaboration with Opta.
In the eight Serie A matches between Sassuolo and Inter, there has not been a single draw. The Neroverdi have lost four and won four, including their biggest defeat in the top flight (7-0). Inter have always scored in the four away matches against Sassuolo in Serie A.
Inter are the team who have attempted the most crosses so far with 450. At least 51 more than any other club. These have led to 12 Nerazzurri goals, another record this Serie A season.
Mauro Icardi is just two goals off 100 in Serie A. If he reaches this landmark against Sassuolo, he will become the sixth youngest player in the competition’s history to hit 100 goals. Between goals and assists, Icardi and Perisic have had a hand in 26 goals, adding up to 77 per cent of all of the Nerazzurri’s goals. Candreva is the player who has provided the most assists (eight) and created the most chances for his teammates in this Serie A season (56).
Luciano Spalletti has won both of his match-ups against Giuseppe Iachini in Serie A (nine goals for and none against). Only Matias Vecino will miss the match through suspension.