Goals and spectacles: five facts on Inter vs. Roma
Team— Sep 29th 2022
All you need to know about the game on Saturday 1 October
Inter and Roma have met 178 times in Serie A, making it one of the most-played fixtures in the competition's history. The Nerazzurri have recorded more wins and scored more goals against the Giallorossi than against any other team in the top flight: 75 wins and 290 goals. The overall record is completed by 54 draws and 49 wins for Roma.
FLURRY OF GOALS
Games between Roma and Inter have produced more goals than any other fixture in Serie A history: 518. 19 goals have been scored in the last five meetings for an average of 3.8 per game.
518 goals in total, 255 in Milan, some of them truly unforgettable. Do not miss the Top 5 from Inter vs. Roma.
AFTER DUMFRIES AND A RECORD...
Denzel Dumfries' first Inter goal came last season against Roma at the Olimpico. The Dutchman then repeated the feat in the reverse fixture at San Siro. Two games and two goals against the Giallorossi: the only Inter defender to have done better in games against Roma in Serie A was Giacinto Facchetti (3).
Nicolò Barella is the only midfielder this season to have both scored more than one goal and provided more than one assist (both 2 for Inter's number 23). Furthermore, after the first seven games, Barella has completed 25 passes leading to a shot: no player in Serie A has done better.
CALHA AND ROMA
Hakan Çalhanoglu has had a hand in four goals (one goal and three assists) in his two games against the Giallorossi as an Inter player. This season, the Turkish midfielder has scored against Spezia and provided an assist against Cremonese.
Davide Massa will take charge of Inter vs. Roma on matchday 8 of Serie A 2022/23.
Massa will be assisted by linesmen Passeri and Costanzo and Fourth Official Ghersini. Mazzoleni is on VAR duty, assisted by Longo.