Inter vs Fiorentina: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Inter had to come from behind to defeat Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi in September
Inter had to come from behind to defeat Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi in September / Gabriele Maltinti/GettyImages

Reigning champions Inter host a spirited Fiorentina side in Serie A on Saturday afternoon.

Simone Inzaghi's Nerazzurri are enduring their worst run of form of the season, recording one win - against rock-bottom Salernitana - from their last six Serie A matches.

Fiorentina have suffered their own spurts of inconsistency during Vincenzo Italiano's maiden campaign at the Viola helm. Nevertheless, they find themselves eighth in the table and in the Coppa Italia final four.

Here's all you need to know about Saturday's intriguing matchup.

How to watch Inter vs Fiorentina on TV/live stream - UK/US

When is kick off? Saturday 19 March, 17:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? San Siro
TV channel/live stream? BT Sport 3 (UK), Paramount+ (US)
Highlights? BT Sport Football & Serie A YouTube
Referee? TBC

Inter team news

Inter required a late equaliser from Alexis Sanchez to eke out a 1-1 draw with Torino last weekend. Two key pillars of the side were missing from that match; Marcelo Brozovic and Stefan de Vrij.

The Croatian midfielder has a chance of returning this weekend from a calf injury but is touch and go. De Vrij, however, isn't expected to feature again until the other side of the international break.

Fiorentina team news

Italiano has been spared a spate of injuries at the moment. Only the former Inter loanee Cristiano Biraghi is expected to miss out as the fullback nurses a knee injury set to sideline him until April.

Inter vs Fiorentina head-to-head record

Two of Serie A's original seven sisters have been going head to head with one another in Italy's top flight since the 1930s. The Nerazzurri are unbeaten in their last nine league meetings with La Viola, winning each of the past three.

Inter began their title charge last season with a San Siro victory over Fiorentina. The reigning champions have won 16 of their last 19 home games against the Tuscany outfit in Serie A.

Inter vs Fiorentina score prediction

Italiano has completely morphed the style of this Fiorentina team since his arrival, establishing La Viola as Serie A's most considered side in possession that can still pick their moments to press.

Despite their recent wobble, Inter remain fierce opponents for any side in their continued pursuit of a second consecutive Scudetto. Fiorentina will certainly cause them problems, but the Nerazzurri are favourites at home, especially if Brozovic is fit.

Prediction: Inter 2-1 Fiorentina