The 2018/19 Serie A season has seen 37 matches so far and this week (Matchday 38) will mark the end of the season. As the last event of the season, Internazionale will take on Empoli at the San Siro Stadium. Empoli is in a safer zone as of now, but a loss may risk their standing.
Juventus, as well as, Napoli has set an unreachable score for the fourth-placed Inter, which cannot be covered in just one match. AC Milan is on the tail of Inter with just one point behind them. Inter is desperately in need of the 3 winning points, therefore has high chances to win the match with a winning probability of 73.5%.
When is the Match?
For the second time in this season, the Inter will play against Empoli. Find the complete details of the match – When and where the match will be held below.
Event: 2018-19 Serie A
Game: Inter Milan vs Empoli
Date/Time: Sunday 26 May 2019, 7:30 pm GMT
Location: Stadium in Milan, Italy (San Siro Stadium)
About the Game: On Sunday 26 May, 7.30 pm, Inter Milan will host Empoli at the San Siro Stadium. Inter is currently on the 4th place after their 1-4 loss match against Napoli last time out, while Empoli is in the 17th place in the table having faced a 4-1 win match against Torino.
On Which Channel is the Match?
The bet365 will stream the live event. If you cannot find your location or the channel in which the match will be telecasted in the table below, watch it via this site.
The live event will be shown on various channels. Some of the locations and the channels in which the match will be held have been listed below.
|United States||Rai Italia America, ESPN+|
|United Kingdom||Premier Sports 1|
|Canada||TLN, DAZN, Rai Italia America|
|Australia||beIN Sports 1, Rai Italia Australia, Kayo Sports, beIN Sports Connect|
|India||Serie A Pass|
Match Stats and Standings
How many points have Inter gathered? The team’s current standings, league statistics, and other details have been shared. Take a look at it.
|Statistics and Last 5 Games Results|
|Team Name||Inter Milan||Empoli|
|Last 5 Matches Result||L-W-D-D-D||W-W-W-L-L|
|League Statistics||W-19, D-9, L-9||W-10, D-8, L-19|
W – Win, D – Draw, L – Loss
Inter is in the 4th place with the same score as that of the third-placed Atalanta and is being closely followed by AC Milan. Empoli is just 1 point ahead of the 18th-placed Genoa with 38 points and needs 2 more points to reach a safer zone.
Head to Head Records
There have been 29 meetings so far between Empoli and Inter at various competitions (Serie A and Coppa Italia matches). Their meetings have resulted as follow:
- Inter – 23
- Empoli – 3
- Draw – 3
Betting Odds of the Match
The bet365 has fixed for the upcoming Inter match and as of May 25, 7:00 am, the odds are as follow:
- Inter Milan – 1.36
- Empoli – 8.00
- Draw – 5.00
What are the matches scheduled for the last Serie A week? Do you want to know? Check out this page – 2018-19 Weekly odds and Outright odds.
By considering the matches played and won by Inter and Empoli, we have a winning probability for the match. Take a look at the winning chances of Internazionale for the match.
Inter is the favorites for the Sunday’s match with a winning probability of 73.5%. The match to end in a draw has a probability of 20.0%, whereas Empoli being the underdogs have a winning probability of 12.5%.
The reverse match between the two teams took place on 29 December at the Stadio Carlo Castellani. The match remained goalless for a very long time until the only winning goal was scored by Inter’s Keita Balde Diao. The goal was scored in the second half of the match at the 72nd-minute.
Inter shot 5 goals on target but were able to convert only one goal in their favor that sealed a win for the team. Inter was on a 3 game undefeated streak before their match against Empoli and later went on a 5 game undefeated streak until a 0-1 loss to Torino.
Check out Inter’s last minute goal that sealed a win against Empoli in the first half of the 2018/19 Serie A season.
Inter vs Empoli Predictions
Can Inter Milan retain their spot in the table? Can Empoli defeat Inter? Go through our prediction.
Will Inter Qualify for the Champions League?
Inter had a firm grasp of the third spot in the Serie A table, which has lately been taken away by Atalanta. Inter’s recent loss against Napoli and Atalanta’s draw against Juventus took Inter down the table to the 4th spot. Inter is now 13 points behind the second-placed Napoli and has the same score as the third-placed Atalanta.
Moving up to the second spot is no more possible with just one match left, but their position in the table is at risk with three clubs (Atalanta, Roma, and Milan) on its tail. Their previous match was against Napoli which resulted in a loss for Inter. Inter was able to score just 1 goal, whereas Napoli went on to net 4 goals and won the match 4-1.
Will Empoli get Relegated this Season?
Empoli is currently in a safer zone with just 1 point ahead of the relegated Genoa. There are chances that the final match might change the standings and therefore this match against Inter is very important for Empoli to win. Their previous match was against Torino which helped the team escape relegation.
Empoli was able to claim 4 goals against Torino, whereas Torino scored just 1 goal at the 56th-minute. Empoli took the lead in the first half of the match itself with the 27th-minute goal scored by Afriyie Acquah. They scored 3 more goals in the second half of the match and won the game 4-1.
Who Will Win? – Our Prediction
Inter’s position in the table is at risk as 3 other teams are looking for ways to reach the top 4 spots. Inter has to win this match against Empoli in order to keep up with their next year’s Champions League qualifying dream. Empoli has to win this match in order to stay away from relegation as they are very close to being relegated.
Both the teams will be playing at the San Siro Stadium for different reasons with the ultimate aim of winning the match. In whose favor will the match end? Though it is a survival match for Empoli, chances are high for Internazionale to turn the Sunday’s match in their favor.
The next match for the Internazionale is against Empoli and we have a line-up prediction for the event (via sofascore.com). Do you have a line-up prediction? Share it with us in the comments below.
Previous 5 h2h Meetings
Find the previous 5 meetings between the two teams along with the results in the section below.
|Date||Competition||Hosting Team||Visiting Team||Score|
|29.12.18||Serie A||Empoli||Inter||0 : 1|
|12.02.17||Serie A||Inter||Empoli||2 : 0|
|22.09.16||Serie A||Empoli||Inter||0 : 2|
|07.05.16||Serie A||Inter||Empoli||2 : 1|
|06.01.16||Serie A||Empoli||Inter||0 : 1|
Team Facts and Updates
- Inter was on a 7 game undefeated streak until a 1-4 loss against Napoli.
- Empoli is on a 3 game winning streak.
- Out of the last 5 games, Empoli has lost 2 matches.
- Inter has been facing many draw matches lately, 4 of the last 8 matches have resulted in a draw.
- Inter has won all the 5 matches of the last five head-to-head matches with Empoli.
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