Defending champions Inter Milan will host Sampdoria on the final matchday of Serie A 2021-22 at the San Siro on Sunday, May 22. The match will kick off at 9:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Under manager Simone Inzaghi, Inter will face a tough challenge in order to retain the Serie A title as they are currently two points behind arch-rivals AC Milan. The Nerazzurri are currently placed second in the Serie A 2021-22 standings with 81 points from 37 matches. AC Milan need to either win or draw their final league match against Sassuolo on Sunday to dethrone Inter.
On the other hand, Sampdoria have had a disappointing campaign, registering just 13 wins in 37 matches. Marco Giampaolo’s men are placed 15th in the Serie A standings, having accumulated 36 points from 37 matches.
Inter Milan vs Sampdoria odds for Serie A 2021-22
Inter Milan: 1.14
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Inter Milan vs Sampdoria recent form
Inter Milan head into the final game of the season in decent form, having beaten Cagliari 3-1 in their away match on Monday. The Nerazzurri have won four of their last five matches in the Italian top-tier league.
Meanwhile, Sampdoria thrashed Fiorentina 4-1 in their final home match of the Serie A 2021-22 on Monday. However, Sampdoria have registered two wins, two losses and one draw in their last five matches in the league.
Inter Milan: W, W, W, L, W
Sampdoria: W, L, W, D, L
Inter Milan vs Sampdoria head-to-head
Inter Milan have a dominant head-to-head record against Sampdoria, having won 22 of the previous 40 matches. Sampdoria have managed just six victories while 12 matches have ended in draws.
The last time these two sides met, they played out a 2-2 draw in Serie A at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in September last year.
Inter Milan vs Sampdoria prediction and tips for Serie A 2021-22
Inter Milan will start as overwhelming favourites against Sampdoria in their final match of the season. Going by recent form and past head-to-head record, Inter are likely to bag maximum points from this fixture.
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