MILAN - On Friday at 20:30 CET, Inter take on Cagliari on matchday 26 of the 2018-19 Serie A season. Together with Opta, here are all the stats and pieces of trivia for the match.
The fixture at the Sardegna Area will be the 79th Serie A meeting of Inter and Cagliari. The Nerazzurri are ahead with a record of 37 wins, 27 draws and 13 defeats.
Inter have won the last four in Serie A against Cagliari. The Nerazzurri have scored 14 goals in total with an average of 3.5 per match. Inter have won 11 of the last 16 meetings with Cagliari in the second half of the season.
The teams who will meet on Friday at 20:30 CET are two of the sides who have scored the most goals from crosses this season.
In the previous match, Lautaro Martinez scored his first Inter goal. The Argentine has scored five in his last ten starts.
Marcelo Brozovic and Barella are both in the top three for the number of challenges won this Serie A season.
The next match for Ivan Perisic will be his 150th appearance in an Inter shirt. The Croatian recently scored his first penalty in the top 5 European leagues and he has three goals to his name against Cagliari.
Matteo Politano scored his first Inter goal against the Rossoblu back in September. Radja Nainggolan’s league debut came for Cagliari against Inter in February 2010 at San Siro. The Belgian has been involved in a goal in his last three Serie A appearances with one goal and two assists.