Final score

15 January 2005 20:30

Reggina
Inter
referee Roberto Rosetti / linesmen Pisacreta, Baglioni / 4th man Tagliavento
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MinutesText commentary
46'It's 0-0 after 45 minutes of play at the Granillo.
45'Kargaounis and Paredes are back on the pitch.
45'Reggina bring on Tedesco for Nakamura.
45'1 minute of added time to play.
44'Both players are stretchered off.
44'Inter take the free kick. It goes through the Reggina defence and into the arms of Pavarini.
43'Giorgos Karagounis requires treatment to his knee after a clash with Parades.
42'A good move by Inter. Favalli plays short to Karagounis on the left. The Greek midfielder crosses and Adriano glances his header wide of the right post.
40'Reggina win a free kick on the left wing. Colucci plays to Mozart at the near post. Vieri intercepts and plays out of defence.
39'Balestri crosses from the left wing... Bonazzoli's header from inside the Inter penalty area is blocked by Materazzi.
38'At the other end Toldo comes out of his area and boots clear to deny Bonazzoli.
37'Pavarini comes off his line to beat Adriano to Zamboni's deflection from Cristiano Zanetti's cross.
36'Nakamura curls his free kick to the edge of the Nerazzurri six-yard box... De Rosa outjumps the Inter defence and heads over the bar.
35'Another free kick to the Amaranto after Karagounis fouls Cannarsi on the right wing.
34'Rosetti shows Cristiano Zanetti a yellow card for a foul on Nakamura. Reggina free kick 40 yards out.
33'Colucci's shot from inside the Inter box is too central and Toldo makes the save.
32'Reggina attack back. Mozart's shot from outside the Nerazzurri box is blocked by Materazzi.
31'The Brazilian creates a good chance, receiving from Cristiano Zanetti then turning before sending a left-foot shot on target. Pavarini parries and Cannarsi concedes a corner.
27'Adriano passes forward to Vieri, who takes on Zamboni then crosses at the by-line. At the far post Balestri heads out for a right-wing corner.
26'Reggina pile on the pressure and Balestri's 20-yard shot from a loose ball is wide of the left post.
25'Japanese playmaker Nakamura skips past Cordoba but can't find a way past Cambiasso. The ball falls loose and Colucci runs down the left wing, only to be tackled by Javier Zanetti. Karagounis brings the ball out of defence.
23'Good chance for Reggina. Colucci crosses from the left-wing corner flag.. Mozart lets the ball roll on to Nakamura, whose shot from inside the Nerazzurri box is blocked. Balestri fires his follow-up shot wide of the left post.
21'Reggina survive a scare after Pavarini races off his line to beat Vieri to a back pass.
20'Nakamura delivers the cross... Cambiasso heads out of the area.
19'Free kick to Reggina on the right wing for a Karagounis foul on Nakamura.
18'Vieri is anticipated to Favalli's long pass by Zamboni.
14'In an aerial duel Franceschini fouls Vieri and it's an Inter free kick ten metres inside the Calabrian half.
14'Goal kick to Reggina after Adriano just fails to keep van der Meyde's cross to the far post in play.
13'Zamboni does well to anticipate Vieri to Andy van der Meyde's superb first-time cross to the edge of the Reggina box.
12'Favalli makes a headed clearance from Cannarsa's right-wing cross.
12'On the other wing Colucci crosses... Cordoba stabs clear.
10'Grande Giorgos Karagounis!! The Greek midfielder receives a short pass from Favalli, cuts inside then unleashes a ferocious shot which forces Pavarini into a difficult save.
8'From outside the Reggina box Vieri heads at Paravini after jumping to meet a long ball forward.
8'Reggina come forward on the break and Colucci fires wide of the left post.
7'From the left side of the Reggina box Karagounis makes space for a cross. Pavarini collects after Vieri collides with an Amaranto defender.
5'Cambiasso tackles Bonazzoli in the Nerazzurri half then plays a long ball foward to Vieri. Bobo bursts past two opponents then sees his shot blocked by Pavarini.
5'Seconds later Adriano's shot from outside the area is wide of the left post.
4'Giorgos Karagounis' free kick is high over Pavarini's crossbar.
3'The Brazilian takes on two on the right wing then loses the ball to Colucci.
3'Free kick to us in a central position 30 yards out for a De Rosa foul on Vieri.
2'Adriano is tackled by Franceschini as he comes forward with the ball.
1'Welcome to a jam-packed Granillo Stadium for tonight's Serie A TIM Week 19 clash. Reggina kick off.
1'The Calabrians are straight into attack. Balestri crosses from the left... Toldo catches.
MinutesText commentary
48'Full time. Reggina 0 Inter 0.
47'Reggina win a free kick on the left-wing by-line. Mozart and Tedesco play for time and win a throw-in.
47'Reggina win a corner.
45'Javier Zanetti wins a right-wing corner for Inter. Emre's cross is cleared.
45'3 minutes of injury time.
43'Reggina bring on Borriello for Bonazzoli.
42'Martins brings down a left-wing cross from Favalli then turns De Rosa but the Reggina defender does well to get a tackle in and win the ball.
42'Recoba gets on the end of Zamboni's headed clearance from J.Zanetti's cross then blasts over the bar.
38'Zamboni's fierce strike from the indirect free kick sails over the crossbar.
38'Mancini brings on Emre for C.Zanetti.
37'Tedesco is brought down by Javier Zanetti as he tries to take on the Inter captain and make space for a shot. Free kick to Reggina in a dangerous position just over 20 yards out.
36'Adriano storms past an opponent on the right then crosses for Martins, who is anticipated.
35'Adriano heads wide of the left post after beating an opponent to Favalli's left-wing cross.
34'Pavarini catches Favalli's high cross into the Reggina six-yard box.
33'Inter attack back. A half-clearance falls to Karagounis, who volleys wide of the right post.
32'Cordoba is booked for a foul from behind on Bonazzoli.
32'Tedesco surprises Toldo with a 30 yard shot which comes back off the right post.
30'Cordoba beats Paredes to Bonazzoli's right-wing cross and Reggina win a corner.
30'Tedesco delivers the cross. Cordoba makes a headed clearance.
29'Mancini makes his second switch: Recoba comes on for van der Meyde.
28'From the left Balestri crosses in for Bonazzoli, who with his back to goal plays back to Mozart. The Brazilian's shot from the distance is wide.
24'Corner to Inter after Balestri anticipates Karagounis to a cross. Kara takes... Adriano heads wide.
24'Vieri is replaced by Obafemi Martins.
23'Already booked, Colucci is sent off for a foul from behind on Karagounis.
21'Free kick to us 40 yards out. Karagounis plays to the edge of the Reggina box... De Rosa makes a headed clearance.
18'Christian Vieri is booked after a clash with Franceschini.
17'Adriano's left-foot shot hits the Reggina wall and Colucci is yellow-carded for advancing before Rosetti blew his whistle. Inter win another free kick.
17'The Brazilian's second effort also hits the Amaranto wall.
15'Inter win a free kick 40 yards out after Franceschini pushes Adriano to the ground.
14'Forced to retreat after receiving from Karagounis, Vieri is tackled by Mozart.
13'Adriano receives a long ball forward from Favalli, turns an opponent then from 20 yards blasts wide of the left post.
11'Full marks to the Nerazzurri defence for blocking three Reggina attempts in a prolonged goalmouth scramble.
10'Mozart burts down the left then plays to Bonazzoli, who turns but can't find space for a shot due to good defending by Materazzi. The ball falls to Mozart, who crosses into the box. Favalli beats Paredes to the ball and it's a Reggina corner.
9'Colucci's high ball into the Inter box is safely caught by Toldo.
7'At full stretch Bonazzoli's far-post shot from Mozart's left-wing cross is well wide.
5'Mozart picks out Tedesco with a flicked pass forward. The Reggina sub blasts his 20-yard shot wide of the right post.
5'At the other end Cristiano Zanetti pulls his long-range shot well wide of the left post.
3'Inter attack down the left. Favalli plays forward to van der Meyde, who passes first time to Adriano. The Brazilian is tackled.
2'Mozart's cross into the box is blocked by Adriano. But the ball falls to Colucci, whose shot from the edge of the Inter box is saved by Francesco Toldo.
1'Inter get the second half going.
1'Reggina win a free kick on the right wing after Favalli fouls Colucci.
Recoba
6.42
6.42
Vieri
6.39
6.39
Zanetti
5.24
5.24
Zanetti
5.9
5.9
Cordoba
5.82
5.82
Materazzi
5.81
5.81
Emre
6.47
6.47
Toldo
6.18
6.18
Adriano
5.63
5.63
Martins
6.73
6.73
Van Der Meyde
4.97
4.97
Karagounis
5.81
5.81
Favalli
4.88
4.88
Cambiasso
5.93
5.93
Average rating5.87
2shots on target4
6shots off target9
20fouls committed28
3corners4
3offsides1
22:53ball possession27:35
Disciplinary situation

Disqualified: Mesto (Reggina), Stankovic (Inter)

Cautioned: Balestri, Zamboni (Reggina), Materazzi (Inter)

Mazzarri v Mancini

The current Reggina and Inter coaches have never met in a competitive fixture.

Reggina v Inter in Calabria

Last four matches:

Reggina 2-1 Inter (2000/01 Serie A Week 1 - led to Lippi's dismissal)
Reggina 1-2 Inter (2002/03 Serie A)
Reggina 1-1 Inter (2003/04 Coppa Italia)
Reggina 0-2 Inter (2003/04 Serie A)

Golden bench

Together with Lecce, Inter are one of the two teams contesting the 2004/05 Serie A to have scored 6 goals with substitutes (more than any other club). For the Nerazzurri, Martins (3), Recoba (2) and Vieri (1) have come off the bench to score in league matches this season.

Prolific run

Inter have hit the target in each of their last 13 matches (9 league, 2 cup and 2 European games), scoring a total of 31 goals. The last time the Nerazzurri failed to score in 2004/05 was last 3 November when they were held to a scoreless draw by Valencia at the San Siro. The only Serie A match Inter haven't scored in this season was the 0-0 draw away to AC Milan in October.

Thirty matches without defeat

The Nerazzurri are now unbeaten in 30 matches, their last zero- pointer the 2-1 loss to Lecce at the Via del Mare Stadium last 2 May. Since then Inter have recorded 15 victories and as many draws in Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League matches.

Yellow fever

With 51 bookings in 18 Serie A matches, Reggina and Bologna are the two most undisciplined teams contesting the 2004/05 Serie A championship.

Colucci substitutions

Reggina midfielder Giuseppe Colucci and Cagliari playmaker Gianfranco Zola are the 2004/05 Serie A's most substituted players. Both have been replaced in 13 matches.

DA IMPLEMENTARE
wins(6)draws(2)defeats(1)
REGGIO CALABRIA - Reggina ended Inter's run of four consecutive victories, holding the Nerazzurri to a 0-0 draw in a tight encounter at the Granillo on Saturday night.

Inter's best chance of the match fell to Vieri, whose diagonal shot from Cambiasso's long ball forward on 5 minutes was saved by Pavarini. The Amaranto keeper also neutralised long-range conclusions from Adriano and Karagounis in the opening period. Nerazzurri central defenders Cordoba and Materazzi were called into action as the half went on, making interventions to deny Bonazzoli, Nakamura, Balestri and Colucci.

Reggina continued to close down the spaces after Colucci was sent off midway through the second half for a second bookable offence, and almost took the lead on 77 minutes when Tedesco surprised Toldo with a 30-yard shot which came back off the post.

The result sees Inter stretch their unbeaten run to 31 matches (15 victories and 16 draws in all three competitions).

REGGINA 0-0 INTER

REGGINA: 1 Pavarini, 2 Cannarsa, 3 Balestri, 5 Paredes, 6 Zamboni, 10 Nakamura (19 Tedesco 45), 14 Franceschini, 18 Colucci, 21 Bonazzoli (9 Borriello 88), 22 Mozart, 29 De Rosa
Subs not used: 8 Soviero, 4 Piccolo, 7 R.M.Veron, 23 Esteves, 32 Missiroli
Coach: Walter Mazzarri

Inter: 1 Toldo, 2 Cordoba, 4 J.Zanetti, 6 C.Zanetti (5 Emre 83), 7 Van Der Meyde (20 Recoba 74), 10 Adriano, 16 Favalli, 19 Cambiasso, 21 Karagounis, 23 Materazzi, 32 Vieri (30 Martins 69)
Subs not used: 12 Fontana, 3 Burdisso, 8 Davids, 13 Zè Maria
Coach: Roberto Mancini

Referee: Roberto Rosetti

Booked: C.Zanetti 34, Colucci 62, Vieri 63, Cordoba 77
Sent off: Colucci 68

starting lineups

Pavarini1 Toldo
Cannarsa2 Cordoba
Balestri4 Zanetti
Paredes6 Zanetti
Zamboni7 Van Der Meyde
Nakamura10 Adriano
Franceschini16 Favalli
Colucci19 Cambiasso
Bonazzoli21 Karagounis
Mozart23 Materazzi
De Rosa32 Vieri

substitutes

Soviero12 Fontana
Piccolo3 Burdisso
Veron5 Emre
Borriello8 Davids
Tedesco13 Ze Maria
Esteves20 Recoba
Missiroli30 Martins