Inter Milan have won 17 of their last 18 Serie A home games against Ligurian sides (L1) and have kept a clean sheet in the last three (including a 2-0 win against Spezia on 1st December 2021). The last time the Nerazzurri have collected four home clean sheets in a row against a single opponent from this region was back in March 2010 (W1, D3).
Internazionale and Spezia face off at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Saturday after both teams extended opening-match streaks in the Serie A, as Inter won their fourth straight opener while Spezia extended their unbeaten streak to three.
Inter won their opening Serie A match 2-1 at Stadio Comunale Via del Mare against Lecce. Spezia earned a 1-0 victory over Empoli at home in their first league match of 2022/2023.
The previous Serie A fixture between the sides saw Inter emerge victorious 3-1 at Stadio Alberto Picco last season. Marcelo Brozovic opened the scoring for the Nerazzurri in the 31st minute. Lautaro Martínez and Alexis Sánchez also found the net. Giulio Maggiore scored the lone goal for Spezia in the 88th minute.
Inter have got the better of Spezia of late, unbeaten in their last four Serie A matches (W3 D1 L0). Spezia are looking for their first league win in games between the two teams since December 2020. The Nerazzurri have outscored Spezia 8-3 during their unbeaten streak.
Romelu Lukaku and Denzel Dumfries share the early scoring lead for Inter after each netting in the opener against Lecce.
With a goal against Empoli, M'Bala Nzola is the early leading scorer for Spezia.
Hosts Inter had 14 wins, three draws, and two losses in 19 Serie A contests at home last season. Spezia, meanwhile, had five wins, three draws, and 11 losses in their 19 Serie A contests on the road.