NEWS
Wednesday September 26 2012
Line-ups: Chievo-Inter

Inter aim to end their crisis away to Chievo by adopting a new three-man defence and benching Antonio Cassano.

The Nerazzurri are in trouble after their surprising 2-0 home defeat to Siena on Sunday, so hope they can maintain their strong away record at the Bentegodi this evening.

Rodrigo Palacio, Dejan Stankovic and MacDonald Mariga are out of action, but Coach Andrea Stramaccioni takes a big step by switching to a three-man defence.

Cristian Chivu has not recovered in time to start, but Andrea Ranocchia, Walter Samuel and Juan Jesus make up the back three.

Antonio Cassano is benched, so Diego Milito and Wesley Sneijder lead the attack.

Chievo won their opening game, but have lost the last three on the bounce and aim to take advantage of Inter’s problems.

Luciano, Alberto Paloschi and Lorenzo Squizzi are long-term injury absentees.

Both Marco and Luca Rigoni are in the starting XI with David Di Michele and Sergio Pellissier.

Chievo: 54 Sorrentino; 2 Dainelli, 6 M.Rigoni, 12 Cesar, 16 L.Rigoni, 17 Di Michele, 20 Sardo, 21 Frey, 25 Vacek, 31 Pellissier, 56 Hetemaj

Chievo bench: 1 Puggioni, 5 Guana, 8 Cruzado, 9 Moscardelli, 11 Samassa, 14 Cofie, 23 Viotti, 26 Farkas, 33 Papp, 39 Stoian, 77 Thereau, 99 Drame

Inter: 1 Handanovic; 4 Zanetti, 10 Sneijder, 14 Guarin, 19 Cambiasso, 22 Milito, 23 Ranocchia, 25 Samuel, 31 Pereira, 40 Juan Jesus, 55 Nagatomo

Inter bench: 12 Castellazzi, 27 Belec, 6 Silvestre, 7 Coutinho, 11 Alvarez, 16 Mudingayi, 20 Obi, 21 Gargano, 26 Chivu, 42 Jonathan, 88 Livaja, 99 Cassano.

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