Final score

1 September 2013 20:45

Catania
0 - 3
Inter
35' (2nd half) Alvarez
11' (2nd half) Nagatomo
19' Palacio
referee Antonio Damato / linesmen Posado, Marrazzo / 4th man Dobosz / assistants Guida, Ciampi
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Minutes Text commentary
47' After 2 minutes of injury time, Damato whistles to end the half: Catania 0-1 Inter
47' Spolli shown a yellow card
45' The referee signals for 2 minutes of injury time
44' Substitution Inter: Taider comes on for Kovacic
43' Nagatomo receives the first booking of the match
42' Substitution Catania: Maxi Lopez comes on for Izco
34' Catania come close when Almiron's attempted shot from outside the box is deflected out for a corner
31' The host are once again asserting themselves. Tachtsidis with a bomb from outside the box that goes just wide
19' GOAL INTER: Jonathan burns his marker and whips in a low cross from the right. Palacio taps in from close range. Catania 0-1 Inter
16' Some nice play from Guarin sets up Alvarez in the box but the forward shoots badly and the ball goes wide
15' Now it's Cambiasso's turn from distance, but his left-footer goes high
13' Kovacic has a go from distance but it's easily saved by the Catania keeper
10' Jonathan, free inside the box, shoots firmly but the ball pushed out for a corner
9' The Sicilians come agonisingly close when Leto attempts from inside the box but is foiled by Handanovic
8' The hosts again threaten as Bergessio sees his shot saved by Handanovic
7' Catania make their presence felt as Castro beats a defender and forces a save from Handanovic from distance
4' The Nerazzurri's first attempt as Alvarez shoots wide from distance
1' Welcome to the Stadio Massimino in Catania. Everything is ready for Catania v Inter, the Week 2 match of the 2013/14 Serie A season
1' Catania take the opening kick-off and the game begins
1' Jonathan and Nagatomo are on the flanks, with Kovacic, Cambiasso and Guarin in central midfield. Palacio starts in attack with Alvarez just behind him
1' Handanovic lines up between the sticks. Mazzarri goes with a 3-man defence: Campagnaro, Ranocchia and Juan Jesus
Minutes Text commentary
48' After 3 minutes of injury time the match ends: Catania 0-3 Inter
48' Belfodil once again comes close to scoring, this time foiled by Andujar
45' The referee signals for 3 minutes of injury time
45' Another great chance for Inter: Campagnaro with a pass for Belfodil, who barely misses on what would have been his first goal this season
38' The final sub for the Nerazzurri as Wallace comes on for Jonathan. It's the competitive debut for the Brazilian
35' GOAL INTER: Substitute Ricky Alvarez scores with a perfectly placed diagonal shot. Catania 0-3 Inter
33' A goal from Belfodil is disallowed for offside
32' The Nerazzurri come close, first through Palacio from close range, then through Alvarez with a dangerous cross
31' Castro sees his shot go high from a tight angle
27' Doukara receives a booking
26' Catania attempt to cross twice, but Handanovic is up to the task for both of them
23' Second sub for Inter: Guarin comes off for Belfodil (his 1st appearance this season)
21' Catania make their final substitution: Doukara comes on for Leto
21' The ref shows Andujar a yellow card
18' Catania now having the better of the play, but Leto's volley finishes wide of goal
17' Catania make a substitution, sending on Rolin for Alvarez
11' GOAL INTER: Fantastic play from the Nerazzurri! A pinpoint cross from Palacio is met by Nagatomo as he buries the header. Inter lead 0-2
4' Contact between Alvarez and Palacio in the Catania box. No penalty given
4' A great chance for Inter when Guarin finds Nagatomo who tests Andujar with a solid header
3' The Nerazzurri's first attempt of the 2nd half, as Palacio's shot from distance goes high
1' The second half kicks off without changes
Cambiasso
6.37
6.37
Ranocchia
7.01
7.01
Nagatomo
7.54
7.54
Alvarez
8.2
8.2
Jonathan
8.24
8.24
Jesus
6.55
6.55
Guarin
6.19
6.19
Palacio
8.16
8.16
Handanovic
7.43
7.43
Kovacic
6.19
6.19
Belfodil
6.36
6.36
Campagnaro
8.09
8.09
Wallace
6.42
6.42
Taïder
6.74
6.74
Average rating 7.11
5 shots on target 7
6 shots off target 8
0 fouls committed 0
5 corners 4
2 offsides 1
44% ball possession 56%
DA IMPLEMENTARE
wins(10) draws(2) defeats(5)

starting lineups

Andujar 21 1 Handanovic
Alvarez 22 14 Campagnaro
Legrottaglie 6 23 Ranocchia
Spolli 3 5 Jesus
Monzon 18 2 Jonathan
Izco 13 13 Guarin
Tachtsidis 7 19 Cambiasso
Almiron 4 10 Kovacic
Castro 19 55 Nagatomo
Bergessio 9 11 Alvarez
Leto 11 8 Palacio

substitutes

Frison 1 12 Castellazzi
Ficara 34 30 Carrizo
Rolin 5 6 Andreolli
Lopez 10 7 Belfodil
Freire 20 9 Icardi
Boateng 23 17 Kuzmanovic
Gyomber 24 18 Wallace
Cabalceta 31 21 Taïder
Petkovic 32 25 Samuel
Doukara 35 31 Pereira
35 Rolando
90 Olsen