Serie A Preview: Palermo vs. Internazionale

Updated: September 16, 2014

Match Date: 21 September 2014 (local time)

Venue: Stadio Renzo Barbera


A scoreless stalemate against Torino motivated Inter to seek redemption from its lackluster performance. Pitted against Sassuolo, the squad clinched a massive victory that will send tremors and fear among its opponents.


Inter’s recent victory epitomizes strength and outstanding form. Should they continue to play that way, beating them would quite require a miracle.
As for the newly-promoted Palermo, the club is in dire need of improvements and changes. The club is on the verge of falling into the rock bottom part of the table and elicit signs of returning into the league’s second division.


The contenders


Palermo suffered a heartbreaking loss into the hands of Hellas Verona. The humiliating defeat was quite unexpected considering the fact that Franco Vazquez gave the club an early lead on the 18th.


Unfortunately, a costly error awarded Luca Toni a penalty on the 41st, which he has successfully converted. The teams entered the second half filled with hope and inspiration that any time soon, they could bag the victory.


And true enough, Eros Pisano netted an own goal, which led to Palermo’s ultimate defeat.



Inter capped off the gaming week with a massive 7-0 victory against Sassuolo. What transpired during the match was a frustrating repetition of the encounter between Brazil and Germany in the recently concluded World Cup.


The members of the online betting favorite, such as Mario Icardi, Mateo Kovacic, Fredy Guarin and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo were simply unstoppable. The beast-like attack that these men did in the match generated goals and propelled Inter’s rank  into the Serie A table.


Possible head turners

It seemed like Osvaldo is done with the goal drought that forced many to doubt his abilities last season. Clearly, his scoring spree during the Sassuolo match signals a grand return.



Palermo 1-3 Inter


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