Inter vs Lecce Prediction & Match Preview

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Inter vs Lecce concludes Matchday 1 of Serie A. Inter fans have a lot to be excited about this season. The Nerazzurri have a new manager, new signings and new ambition. Will this be the season they finally catch up to Juventus? Lecce on the other hand are a promotion team who are looking to stay up this season. After a seven year hiatus they are back in the top tier of Italian football. Inter vs Lecce will likely be a one sided matchup.

Inter vs Lecce Prediction & Match Preview

Monday, August 26 – 14:45 – Giuseppe Meazza

Inter Milan have the potential to enjoy a wonderful season. Antonio Conte has returned to manage in Italy. Simply put, this man does not know failure. He is one of the most successful managers in world football at the moment after spells at Juventus and Chelsea. Under his leadership, they will be looking to take the top spot and win the championship. On top of securing one of the most sought after managers in the world, Inter have invested funds into improving the squad. Conte is a no nonsense type of man and certain players have already been axed from the squad or sold. Such players include Perisic, Keita Baldé, Nainggolan and most likely Icardi. The notable list of quality arrivals include Godin, Barella, Lazaro, Radu and most importantly Romelu Lukaku. Barella in particular is someone with loads of potential who can develop under Conte.

Lecce’s story is truly remarkable. They made it to Serie A after consecutive promotions. They finished 1st in Serie C in 17/18 and then went on to secure 2nd last year in Serie B. All of this was accomplished under manager Fabio Liverani’s first two season’s at the club. They currently have the lowest squad value of all Serie A teams. Notable players include Gianluca Lapadula, Diego Farias and Andrea La Mantia. All of these players are first or second tier veterans who are familiar with Italian football. They will rely on this combination of experience and leadership to survive the drop this season.