Roberto Mancini’s side returned to Serie A top, following Wednesday’s win against Empoli. The only goal of the match Icardi has scored at the end of the first half, sealing Inter’s fourth Serie A win in a row. In a crowded table at the top, Inter lead with 39 points, one more than the second Fiorentina, three more than the third Juventus, anf four more than the fourth Napoli who has a game less.
SUBS: Pugliese, Zambelli, Bittante, Croce, Maiello, El Hadji, Piu, Pelagotti, Camporese, Krunic, Livaja.
EMPOLI (4-3-1-2): Skorupski; Laurini, Costa, Barba, Mario Rui; Zielinski, Paredes, Buchel; Saponara; Pucciarelli, Maccarone.
SUBS: Juan Jesus, Palacio, Jovetic, Biabiany, Telles, Guarin, Montoya, Santon, Ranocchia, Gnoukouri, Carrizo, Manaj.
INTER (4-3-3): Handanovic; D’Ambrosio, Miranda, Murillo, Nagatomo; Brozovic, Medel, Kondogbia; Perisic, Ljajic, Icardi.