Inter are certainly the form team of the two coming into the game. I Nerazzurri have picked up 10 points from their last six Serie A home matches here at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. Gli Azzurri have struggled on their travels recently and have picked up two points from their last six Serie A matches on the road.
Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is Inter Milano 3-0 Empoli and is available at odds of 8/1.
Alternatively, you can bet on any Inter win at 1.16/1 against Gli Azzurri at home on Friday.
Or, back any away win for Empoli at 13/1 here at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
You can find odds of 8/1 for any draw between Inter and Empoli on Friday.
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The Black and Blues welcome Empoli to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Friday for this Serie A match. Inter go top of the league with a win here. Their neighbours have a tricky away day in Verona 48 hours later with the chance to reclaim top spot. Depending on results on Thursday in Salernitana, Empoli could come into this match already safe from the drop or need a point in this match to be sure.
Inter Milano comes into the match on a run of four home league games undefeated. They have picked up 15 points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.
La Beneamata won their last league match away to Udinese Calcio. Expected goals of 2.5 to 1.2 in favour of Inter indicates it was likely a fair result. I Nerazzurri were awarded a penalty just before half time but Lautaro Martínez failed to score the resulting spot kick for his side. Thankfully he was quickest to the rebound to net on the second attempt. The final score of the match was 1-2.
Lautaro is Inter Milano’s top scorer with seventeen goals in Serie A this season and is the 4/1 favourite to open the scoring against Empoli on Friday.
Their opponent on Friday, Empoli, come into the match on a run of nine away league games without a win. They have picked up five points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.
The Blues lost their last league match at home to Torino FC. Expected goals of 3.0 to 0.7 in favour of Torino indicates perhaps it was a fair result. Szymon Zurkowski actually opened the scoring for Empoli. However, two red cards and three penalties saw them collapse in the final half-hour. Zurkowski now has six league goals this season for Empoli and is 6/1 to get on the scoresheet again here. The final score of the match was 1-3.
Inter Milano vs Empoli: Previous Serie A Meetings
27 in Total:- 21 Inter Milano wins, 3 Empoli wins, 3 draws.
Inter Milano team news
Nicolò Barella was withdrawn before the end of the match with a bruised knee and is unlikely to be risked here. Alessandro Bastoni (calf injury) will also be unavailable for The Black and Blues due to injury on Friday.
They are likely to otherwise stick with a winning team after beating Udinese Calcio in their last league match.
Empoli team news
Red cards to Valerio Verre and Petar Stojanovic against Torino means Empoli will be without the pair for this match. Injuries will rule out Emmanuel Ekong, Riccardo Marchizza (cruciate ligament injury), Nicolas Haas (cruciate ligament), and Lorenzo Tonelli (cruciate ligament injury) for the trip to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
They may also look to shuffle their deck voluntarily having lost against Torino FC in their last league match.
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