Can Inter Milan go back-to-back in Serie A?

Date:29th January 2022 at 3:50pm
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Following a decade in the shadows, Inter Milan returned to the top table of Italian and European football last season, with a superb title win under the mercurial Antonio Conte.

Things have changed somewhat at the San Siro since however, with Conte moving on and joining Tottenham, whilst star striker Romelu Lukaku has also left Italy – to reunite (albeit unsuccessfully) with his former side Chelsea.

However, with over half the games in the Serie A table played this season, it is still Inter Milan who sit top of the table.

With a 4-point gap to the likes of cross city rivals AC Milan and Napoli below them, Simone Inzaghi’s side still have their fate very much in their own hands this term.

Following on from Italy’s triumph at Euro 2020, Italian football is enjoying a real renaissance period and once again some of the biggest names in European and world football look to be interested in plying their trade in Serie A.

It promises to be a real battle all the way to the finish line this term, with plenty of good teams in the mix and as always with Italian football, drama looks guaranteed.

Inter Milan broke their decade long duck in 2021, sparking wild scenes in Milan and their fans are dreaming of going back to back again this season.

The likes of Edin Dzeko and Lauturo Martinez continue to bang the goals in, and they are the side to beat again this term.

A four point lead can easily be overturned but conversely, they can stretch away from the chasing pack if they can put a run of wins together.

Currently the favourites to lift the title at odds 1.20 as per several UK sports bet apps, Inter could take some stopping this season – bearing in mind they have only lost once so far in the league this term.

Napoli look to be the closest side in terms of possessing the fire power to catch Inter and they are slowly putting a run together currently.

Luciano Spalletti is their experienced man at the helm this term and they too will feel they have a genuine shot at Serie A glory.

Their 4 point gap leaves them further down the market at 7.00 but they are a quality side at this level, and they certainly cannot be discarded yet.

Cross-city rivalry always adds some drama to a title race and AC Milan are also in the mix again this term.

Having to watch Inter break their duck last season was very painful for the red and black fans but they only have a 4 point deficit to overturn and have plenty of time to do it.

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic banging the goals in at the ripe old age of 40 and previously unfancied manager Stefano Pioli continuing to prove the doubters wrong, AC Milan certainly haven’t given up hope just yet.

Priced at 10.00, AC Milan clearly have work to do but they are an exciting side to watch and could be difficult to stop if they get up ahead of steam.

Also, in contention this term are Atalanta and Juventus, two sides that haven’t managed to hit the heights of previous campaigns as yet this year.

Known for their swashbuckling style, Atalanta can’t seem to generate the consistency needed to win a title at 14.00, whilst perennial winners Juventus have been poor by their standards again this term and at 20.00, look to have a serious job on their hands to claim their Serie A title back.

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