Data Analysis: Inter take over top spot with win over Fiorentina

Inter are the new leaders in the Serie A thanks to 3-1 (0-1) away to Fiorentina. Inter Milan are one point clear of Napoli at the top of the table. Fiorentina is in sixth place.

Fiorentina started the match well and took the lead when Riccardo Sottil found the net in the 23rd minute, with an assist by Nicolas Gonzalez, making it 0-1.

Straight after the break, Matteo Darmian made his mark and equalised for Inter.

Inter also made it 2-1 in the 55th minute, when Edin Dzeko netted, with an assist by Hakan Çalhanoğlu.

Fiorentina’s Nicolas Gonzalez was sent off in the 78th minute.

The 1-3 goal came in the final minutes, when Ivan Perisic scored a goal for Inter, with an assist by Roberto Gagliardini. Perisic then completed the team’s come back. This brought the final score to 1-3.

Fiorentina have 3 wins and and 2 losses with a 8–9 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Inter have 4 wins and 1 draw and a 18–5 goal difference.

The last match between the teams ended in a 2-0 away win for Inter in February 2021.

Fiorentina are unbeaten at home, after one game. Inter are unbeaten away from home, with one win in two tries so far in the league.

Fiorentina have scored 8 goals. They have scored three goals at home. They’ve conceded 9 goals in total.

Inter have scored 18 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 18 goals. They’ve conceded 5 goals in total.

Fiorentina have opened the score in 1 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.

In the next games in the Serie A, Fiorentina will play Udinese (away) on 25 September 2021, Napoli (home) on 02 October 2021 and Venezia (away) on 17 October 2021. Inter play Atalanta (home) on 24 September 2021, Sassuolo (away) on 01 October 2021 and Lazio (away) on 15 October 2021.