Inter have Giampaolo Pazzini and Diego Milito together looking for a third straight win against Adrian Mutu’s Cesena.
The Nerazzurri are climbing back up the table, but if they manage to conquer the Stadio Manuzzi this afternoon, it’ll be the first time in seven months they’ve won three Serie A games on the bounce.
Claudio Ranieri is without Wesley Sneijder, Cristian Chivu, Jonathan and Emiliano Viviano, so Pazzini and Milito are the front pairing.
Philippe Coutinho is also picked out wide, though Ricky Alvarez and Mauro Zarate are on the bench.
Cesena had a disastrous start to the season, but Coach Daniele Arrigoni is turning it around with four wins from the last three rounds, including a shock victory to end Palermo’s 100 per cent home record.
Jorge Martinez, Giuseppe Colucci, Raphael Martinho and the suspended Marco Rossi are out of action, but Eder and Antonio Candreva complete the trident with Mutu.
Cesena: 1 Antonioli; 16 Comotto, 25 Von Bergen, 2 Rodriguez, 6 Lauro; 18 Parolo, 5 Guana, 77 Ceccarelli; 10 Mutu, 8 Candreva; 7 Eder
Cesena bench: 88 Ravaglia, 4 Ricci, 17 Malonga, 23 Djokovic, 28 Benalouane, 32 Ghezzal, 70 Bogdani
Inter: 1 Julio Cesar; 13 Maicon, 6 Lucio, 23 Ranocchia, 55 Nagatomo; 4 Zanetti, 8 Thiago Motta, 19 Cambiasso, 29 Coutinho; 7 Pazzini, 22 Milito
Inter bench:12 Castellazzi, 5 Stankovic, 9 Forlan, 11 Alvarez, 20 Obi, 25 Samuel, 28 Zarate