Palermo v Inter preview

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Rosanero without a home win since April
Palermo haven’t won in front of their own fans since a 1-0 victory over Reggina in Serie B on 17 April. They have managed three draws and two defeats at home since then.

Palermo’s last win in Serie A came against Inter
Palermo’s most recent success in the Italian top flight came against Inter: Ilicic scored the solitary goal in the Sicilians’ win on 28 April 2013. What remained of the 2012/13 season plus their start to this campaign means they have drawn one and lost five of their last six Serie A matches.

Inter yet to concede in 2014/15
Inter haven’t let in a goal in their last 450 minutes of action. The Nerazzurri kept cleans sheets against Stjarnan (3-0 away, 6-0 at home), in their opening two league games (0-0 at Torino and 7-0 over Sassuolo) and in their first Europa League group game (1-0 win over Dnipro in Kiev).

Andreolli one away from a ton
Marco Andreolli could make his 100th appearance in Serie A tonight. He made his debut in a 0-0 home draw with Reggina on 29 May 2005. He has also represented Roma and Chievo.

Icardi top scorer in Italy in 2014/15
Mauro Icardi has scored the most goals in all competitions in Italy this season. The Argentine’s tally stands at six thanks to three goals against Stjarnan in the Europa League play-off and a hat-trick at home to Sassuolo last weekend.

Iachini unbeaten in high-scoring previous meetings
Giuseppe Iachini has never lost to Inter: the current Palermo coach has won once and drawn twice (both 1-1s). The three matches have produced eight goals, five for Iachini’s sides and three for the Nerazzurri.

Mazzarri leads 8-5
Walter Mazzarri has met Palermo on 19 occasions. The Nerazzurri coach has won eight, drawn six and lost five against the side from Sicily.