All eyes are on Inter Milan as they prepare to battle it out against Atalanta in the Coppa Italia quarterfinals on Tuesday night.
Inter had to fight through a tough test from Parma and scrapped through with a 2-1 win after extra time to book their spot in this quarterfinal clash.
Meanwhile, Atalanta had it easier as they romped to a thrilling 5-2 victory over Spezia inspired by an Ademola Lookman brace.
Inter have lost only one of their last nine matches in all competitions, while Atalanta are unbeaten in six competitive games.
Atalanta have scored 22 goals in that six-game period, where they have recorded four victories and two draws.
The hosts are coming from a 2-1 victory against Cremonense in the Serie A, while Atalanta were 2-0 winners against Sampdoria over the weekend.
Inter have already added one trophy to their collection this season, winning the Italian Super Cup earlier this month with a comfortable 3-0 victory over their rivals AC Milan.
Despite being eliminated by Fiorentina at the quarter-final stage last season, Atalanta have reached the semi-finals in three of the last five seasons.
They are on the quest to win the Coppa Italia for a second time in their history with their previous win coming in 1963.
Which of these Italian giants will record a win and qualify for the semi-finals of the competition?
What time does Inter vs Atalanta start?
The game kicks off at 11pm Kenyan time at the San Siro.
Inter vs Atalanta team news
Veteran goalkeeper Samir Handanovic and Marcelo Brozovic are both back in training but are likely to settle for a place on the bench.
Milan Skriniar and Nicolo Barella both missed out on the last game and are in line to return to the starting XI.
Up front, the familiar pair of Edin Dzeko and Lautaro Martinez are both set to lead the attacking line, with the latter managing 14 goal contributions in 18 league starts for Inter.
Jose Luis Palomino and Davide Zappacosta are both guaranteed to miss the game for the visitors due to injury.
The rest of the squad will remain unchanged as they count on Ademola Lookman’s good form to inspire a winning performance on the night.
Inter vs Atalanta head to head
From the 41 matches played between these two teams, Inter have the advantage – winning 21 times compared to Atalanta’s 7 victories.
The remaining 13 have resulted in a draw.
Inter vs Atalanta current form
The home team have won 4 out of their last 5 games, losing just once, a shock 1-0 defeat to Empoli.
Atalanta on the other hand are unbeaten in that run, winning 4 and sharing the spoils in a 3-3 thriller against Juventus.
Inter vs Atalanta prediction
Both teams are on an impressive run of form and have enough quality to score goals. Over 2.5 goals is the safest bet for this game and it could be all square at the 90.