MILAN - Inter are busy finalising their preparations for their Coppa Italia quarter-final tonight, as they face Fiorentina at San Siro at 20:45 CET.
THE STATISTICS FOR INTER VS. FIORENTINA
Previous Coppa Italia encounters between the two sides
Inter and Fiorentina have faced off twice in the Coppa Italia quarter-finals in the past, in 1960 and in 1967 with one win for either side. The last three Coppa Italia clashes between the two have seen just three goals scored, the Viola winning 1-0 in 1996 and the Nerazzurri with two 1-0 wins in 2010.
A debut brace for Lukaku
After scoring a brace on his debut in the competition, Romelu Lukaku has the chance to become the first Inter player to score more than two goals in one edition of the Coppa Italia since Marcelo Brozovic (three goals in 2015/16), Samuel Eto’o coming before him (five goals in 2010/11). The Belgian and Lautaro Martinez are two of just five players in Serie A to have already scored at least 15 goals across all competitions this season
A team game
No team in Serie A boasts more different goalscorers than Inter this season (15 in all competitions). With 16 so far, the Nerazzurri are also the side to have scored the most league goals in the first 30 minutes of games: eight of these scored by Lautaro Martínez
Inter’s last five results
Inter 1-1 Cagliari
Lecce 1-1 Inter
Inter 4-1 Cagliari
Inter 1-1 Atalanta
Napoli 1-3 Inter
Fiorentina last five results
Fiorentina 0-0 Genoa
Napoli 0-2 Fiorentina
Fiorentina 2-1 Atalanta
Fiorentina 1-0 SPAL
Bologna 1-1 Fiorentina
A LOOK IN THE BOOK
Pezzella (Fiorentina) is the only player suspended for Inter vs. Fiorentina. Those just one booking away from suspension are: Godin and Sensi (Inter); Dalbert (Fiorentina).
THE MATCH OFFICIALS
Daniele Doveri from the Rome 1 AIA section will be the referee for Inter vs. Fiorentina. Doveri's assistants will be Del Giovane and Prenna. The Fourth Official will be La Penna. Mazzoleni and Lo Cicero will be the VAR and Assistant VAR officials respectively.