The Nerazzurri will travel to the Czech Republic for Viktoria Plzen vs Inter. After a loss in the first game of the Champions League Inter will be keen to get three points against Plzen. Inter are coming with a late win over Torino, which will give them some confidence for this match. Also, they have to get all three points against Plzen to have a chance to qualify for the knockout stage.
Plzen suffered a loss in their opening UCL fixture as well. Barcelona welcomed them in the Champions League with a 5-1 thrashing. But, the Czech Republic side got a 3-2 win in their domestic league. They have won six of their first seven league games. Hence, they will be keen to get something out of this fixture at home. Moreover, they had a tricky run to qualify for the group stages as they won against Sheriff twice.
Viktoria Plzen vs Inter: team news, tactics, and prediction
Inzaghi will be looking to make changes after a tough game against Torino. Onana could return for the Champions League game by replacing Handanovic. While players like Mkhitaryan, Gosens, and Bastoni will be looking to get in the starting eleven. Correa could push for a start as the Argentine was good after coming from the bench against Torino. Lukaku is still recovering, and Dzeko could use some rest.
Tomas Chory could stay in the lineup after scoring a brace over the weekend for Plzen. Inter will have to keep an eye on Jan Sykora, who managed to get past Barcelona’s defense at the Camp Nou. The Nerazzurri will have to control the game and prevent the counters from the flanks.
The Nerazzurri should win this game with the quality on their side. Plzen will look to attack in their home so Inter can find some gaps in the defense.
Viktoria plzen 1-2 Inter Milan.