Probable line-ups: Inter vs. Atalanta

by | Sep 25, 2021 10:33

Denzel Dumfries is the favourite to start at right wing-back for Inter, while Josip Ilicic should start on the bench with Ruslan Malinovskyi featuring in Atalanta’s starting XI.

Inter and Atalanta meet at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza at 17.00 UK time.

Simone Inzaghi must cope without Joaquin Correa, who is expected to return to action next week when the Serie A champions meet Shakhtar Donetsk in their second Champions League group stage game.

Therefore, Edin Dzeko and Lautaro Martinez once again get the nod up front against La Dea.

Denzel Dumfries is expected to start at right wing-back with Matteo Darmian on the bench.

The former Manchester United defender scored the equaliser in Inter’s 3-1 win over Fiorentina on Tuesday.

Atalanta’s Luis Muriel and Hans Hateboer are still on the treatment table. The Colombian striker could return to action against either Young Boys or Milan next week.

Remo Freuler returns to La Dea’s starting XI partnering Marten De Roon in the middle of the park.

Duvan Zapata starts up front. The Colombian hit-man was linked with a move to Inter after Romelu Lukaku’s move to Chelsea in the summer.

Inter vs. Atalanta: probable line-ups

Inter: Handanovic; Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni; Dumfries, Barella, Brozovic, Calhanoglu, Perisic; Dzeko, Lautaro.

Atalanta: Musso; Toloi, Palomino, Djimsiti; Zappacosta, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens; Pessina, Malinovskyi; Zapata.


epa08978096 Atalanta's head coach Gian Piero Gasperini (R) and Lazio's coach Simone Inzaghi (L) wearing protective face masks greet each other during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Atalanta BC and SS Lazio in Bergamo, Italy, 31 January 2021. EPA-EFE/PAOLO MAGNI


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