UDINE – As we await this afternoon's match at the Stadio Friuli (15:00 kick-off), let's take a look at a few stats courtesy of Football Data.
Di Natale Serie A goal king in 2013
Antonio Di Natale, with 17 league strikes to his name since January, is Serie A's topscorer in the current calendar year.
Pinzi suspended: good news for Inter
Giampiero Pinzi will miss today's game at the Friuli due to suspension and Inter can breathe a sigh of relief. The midfielder has scored more goals against the Nerazzurri than against any other side in his career: three in total.
Inter still unbeaten away in 2013/14
The Nerazzurri haven't lost away from home since going down 3-1 at Napoli on 5 May. Since then they have won two and drawn four on their travels. The last time Inter went six away games without defeat was August-November 2012, when they put together a ten-match unbeaten run on the road.
Nagatomo set for 100th Serie A appearance
If he plays today, Yuto Nagatomo will make his 100th appearance in Serie A. His 99 games to date have come wearing the colours of Cesena and Inter. The Japanese wing-back made his top-flight debut on 28 August 2010 in Roma 0-0 Cesena.
Inter unleashed after the break
In their first ten league matches this term, Inter have scored five goals in the quarter of an hour spell after the interval (46th to 60th minute), making them the most prolific team in this period, joint with Genoa and Lazio.
Mazzarri's Serie A debut against Udinese
Walter Mazzarri has faced Udinese 18 times in his coaching career, with six wins, eight draws and four defeats. Mazzarri made his Serie A debut in the dugout against Udinese on 12 September 2004, when his Reggina drew 0-0 with the Zebrette at the Stadio Granillo.