Stat Pack: Inter vs Saints

By SFC Media Wed 19 Oct Inter vs Saints

We bring you some of the key facts and numbers ahead of Southampton's UEFA Europa League tie with Internazionale.

– This will be the first ever meeting between Inter and Southampton. The Italian club have faced 11 different English sides before in European competition, but never Saints.

– Inter's most recent games against an English side saw them eliminated by Spurs in the last 16 of the Europa League in 2012/13. They lost 3-0 away, before winning the second leg 4-1, only to go out on away goals.

– Only two English sides have beaten Inter away from home (excluding matches in the Fairs Cup), with Arsenal 5-1 victors in November 2003, while Liverpool triumphed there in March 2008.

– Southampton have failed to score in six of their last seven European away matches, including qualifiers.

– Inter have lost their last four games in Europe, which has only happened to them once before, in the Fairs Cup in 1961.

– Charlie Austin has scored with two of his three shots in the Europa League so far this season.

– Only Zorya Luhansk (21.4%) have a lower shooting accuracy than Inter this season in the Europa League group stage (26.1%).

– James Ward-Prowse has created more chances for Southampton than any other player for the team so far in the Europa League.