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Sunday February 10 2013
Line-ups: Inter-Chievo

Inter aim to end their crisis with an all-attack line-up as they welcome Chievo to San Siro, but Mateo Kovacic pulls out at the last minute.

The Nerazzurri have managed just one win in seven rounds and risk losing sight of the Champions League spots.

However, they have an excellent record against the Flying Donkeys, winning their last four home and away without conceding a goal.

Fredy Guarin and Cristian Chivu are suspended, while Walter Samuel, Luca Castellazzi and Gaby Mudingayi are still injured.

Andrea Stramaccioni revamps his side with a return to the 4-3-3 formation.

He was expected to give Kovacic his first start after the 18-year-old Croatian international played 45 minutes last week, but the midfielder sprained his ankle and is not even on the bench.

Diego Milito and Esteban Cambiasso are back from injury, as Antonio Cassano and Rodrigo Palacio complete the trident attack.

Chievo have lost their last six consecutive trips to San Siro, but Coach Eugenio Corini was playing when they famously won 2-1 here in 2001.

Gennaro Sardo, Boukary Drame and Adrian Stoian are injured, but Alberto Paloschi partners Cyril Thereau in attack.

Inter: Handanovic; Zanetti, Ranocchia, Juan Jesus, Nagatomo; Gargano, Kuzmanovic, Cambiasso; Palacio, Milito, Cassano

Chievo: Puggioni; Andreolli, Acerbi, Dainelli, Jokic; Cofie, Rigoni, Seymour; Hetemaj; Paloschi, Thereau

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