Cagliari vs. Inter, the complete guide
Team— Aug 27th 2023
Facts and stats on Monday night's game
On Monday 28 August at 20:45 CEST, Inter travel to Cagliari for their first away game in Serie A this season.
Monday's match will be the 85th in Serie A between Inter and Cagliari. The Nerazzurri have won 42, lost 14 and drawn 28 against the Sardinian side. The Nerazzurri have recorded 17 away wins against the Rossoblù and are on a good run away to Cagliari, with six wins from their last seven trips to the island, including all of their last three.
Inter tend to display a keen eye for goal against Cagliari. In fact, the Nerazzurri have scored more goals against Cagliari than they have against any other Serie A side: 145 in 84 meetings, 1.7 per game.
Fun fact: Inter and Cagliari have faced off on a Monday night in Serie A just once before. It was 23 February 2015 and the Nerazzurri won 2-1 in Sardinia.
THE BITTER RULE OF THE EX
Nicolò Barella, who played his first 100 Serie A matches for Cagliari, always seems to put in a good performance against his former team. The Sardinian midfielder has provided four assists against the Rossoblù. He hasn't provided more against any other team: the classic rule of the ex.
Cagliari are the Nerazzurri captain's preferred victims in Serie A, having scored eight goals in eight appearances against the Rossoblù.
Our number 10's positive run is backed up by this stat. Among the players with at least 15 goals scored in Europe's Top-5 leagues in 2023, he has the best minutes per goal average: 16 goals in 1437 minutes of football, one every 89 minutes and 48 seconds. After scoring twice against Monza on matchday 1, he has 13 multiple-goals hauls in the Italian top flight: eleven braces and two hat-tricks.
THE CUADRADO FACTOR
The Colombian wideman often celebrates against Cagliari, having scored four times in Serie A against them.
Michael Fabbri will referee Cagliari vs. Inter on Serie A matchday 2. Mondin and Di Iorio are linesmen and Ayroldi is the fourth official. Marini is on VAR duty, assisted by Longo.
WHERE TO WATCH ON TV
Cagliari-Inter si disputerà lunedì 28 agosto alle 20:45 e verrà trasmessa in diretta esclusiva da DAZN. The game will be broadcast live in Italy on DAZN.
You can watch via the DAZN app on your smart TV or on the mobile app on devices such as PCs, smartphones and tablets.
UPDATES ON INTER TV
Inter TV will have pre-match coverage and updates up to kick-off. After the game, there will be analysis and interviews.
SERIE A 2023/24, MATCHDAY 2
Saturday 26 August
18:30 Frosinonevs Atalanta
18:30 Monza vs Empoli
20:45 Verona vs Roma
20:45 AC Milan vs Torino
Sunday 27 August
18:30 Juventus vs Bologna
18:30 Fiorentina vs Lecce
20.:45 Lazio vs Genoa
20:45 Napoli vs Sassuolo
Monday 28 August
18:30 Salernitana vs Udinese
20:45 Cagliari vs INTER