After picking up just one victory from four attempts, Inter now sit three points adrift of the defending champions, who play a day earlier this weekend.
Head coach Antonio Conte is also having to contend with a number of selection issues, which include injuries and suspensions to key men.
Here, Sports Mole predicts how Inter could line up for the meeting with their rivals at San Siro.
Despite having only featured for 58 minutes on his first league start, January arrival Christian Eriksen is likely to play in a midfield three.
Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic is still carrying a hand injury, meaning that Daniele Padelli should deputise for the first-choice stopper.
Stefano Sensi is still struggling with a calf problem, but Roberto Gagliardini may be deemed fit enough to take a place on the substitutes' bench.body check tags ::