These 5 factors make Inter Milan the favorite to beat Juventus in the Italian Super Cup


Inter Milan will face Juventus in the 2021 Supercoppa Italiana, Thursday 13 January 2022. This match will take place at the Giuseppe Meazza.

Inter Milan and Juventus were Serie A and Coppa Italia winners last season. This year, the two met in the Italian Super Cup.

Inter and Juventus have met once in Serie A this season. In week 9, they drew 1-1 at the Giuseppe Meazza.

La Beneamata is seeded to be the winner in this match. Apart from acting as the host, there are several notes that will make Inter appear mighty against their opponents this time.

Comeback Hakan Calhanoglu
Hakan Calhanoglu can return to play after serving his sentence. The presence of Calhanoglu allows Inter Milan to complete the standard formation in midfield with Nicolo Barella and Marcelo Brozovic.

Calhanoglu has already impressed after joining Inter earlier this season. The Turkish player has scored six goals and provided eight assists in 21 appearances in all competitions.

Calhanoglu is in good shape after missing the game against Lazio. He can make the difference in the game against Juventus .

Inzaghi Success in Italian Super Cup
Inter Milan coach Simone Inzaghi has a good record in the Italian Super Cup. He has won the trophy twice.

That moment happened when Inzaghi coached Lazio. He managed to win the Italian Super Cup in the 2017/2018 and 2019/2020 seasons.

Uniquely, Inzaghi always managed to bring Lazio to win the Italian Super Cup by beating Juventus. He won his first Italian Super Cup by beating Massimiliano Allegri.

Juventus’ front line is sluggish
Juventus’ front line has a problem. The Bianconeri have struggled to score goals since Cristiano Ronaldo left last summer.

Juventus have only scored 32 goals in 21 matches in Serie A this season. They very rarely score more than three goals in a game.

In the top flight, Juventus are the fewest goalscorers. This is the biggest weakness of Juventus which may be an advantage for Inter Milan.

Lame Juventus Squad
Juventus were in a non-ideal state when they visited Inter Milan’s headquarters. Massimiliano Allegri had to lose a lot of players in this match.

Juventus had to lose Federico Chiesa to an ACL injury. Allegri also cannot play Matthijs de Ligt and Juan Cuadrado due to suspension. Wojciech Szczesny has just received the Covid-19 vaccine.

Meanwhile the situation in the Inter camp is much better. Coach Simone Inzaghi can reduce his best composition against Juventus.

Inter Performance
Inter Milan have good capital when they host Juventus at the Giuseppe Meazza. Simone Inzaghi’s team is in good form.

Inter go into this game armed with eight straight wins in Serie A. That includes when they beat Lazio last weekend.

The victory over Lazio confirmed Inter’s position at the top of the Serie A standings. The victory also added to the confidence of the Nerazzurri players to face Juventus.