Final score

31 May 2015 20:45

Inter
33' (2nd half) Icardi
25' (2nd half) Brozovic
8' (2nd half) Icardi
4' (2nd half) Palacio
4 - 3
Empoli
43' (2nd half) Mchedlidze
17' (2nd half) Pucciarelli
14' (2nd half) Mchedlidze
referee Antonio Damato / linesmen Giallatini, Vivenzi / 4th man Posado / assistants Banti, Pezzuto
Watch highlights
Minutes Text commentary
47' It's goalless at the break between Inter and Empoli
43' Substitution for Empoli, Saponara makes way for Verdi
41' Medel has a go from the edge of the box, it fizzes just wide #InterEmpoli
38' Palacio does well to hold off his marker before hitting a low angled drive that's saved by Bassi
23' Chance for Inter as Icardi's attempt finds Brozovic but the Croat skies his volley high into the stands
21' Felipe hobbles off the field, with Santon replacing him
6' Nagatomo lets fly from outside the box, Bassi tips it over. Corner to Inter
1' The Nerazzurri get the ball rolling and we're off! FORZA INTER!
1' Inter v Empoli is about to get underway!
Minutes Text commentary
48' It's all over! Inter sign off with a 4-3 win over Empoli!
45' Three minutes of added time to play
45' Federico Dimarco comes on to make his Serie A debut. Palacio is the man to go off
43' Mchedlidze spanks home a vicious drive from the edge of the box. 4-3
33' GOAAAAL FOR INTER! Hernanes plays in Icardi and the Argentine makes no mistake. He joins Toni on 22 goals as Serie A's top scorer!
25' GOAL FOR INTER! Brozovic fires home the loose ball to put us back in front!
22' Valdifiori brings down Icardi and is shown a yellow card
20' Great chance for Icardi to restore the lead, he gets on the end of Palacio's low ball but can't steer it home from close range
18' Barba goes into the book for a nasty foul on Palacio
17' Suddenly Empoli are level, Pucciarelli finishing on the turn to make it 2-2
14' Empoli pull one back as Mchedlidze heads home Croce's cross
9' Substitution for Empoli: Mario Rui comes on for Laurini
8' Kovacic plays another delightful through ball into the path of Icardi, who makes it 2-0!
4' GOOOOAAAL FOR INTER! Kovacic slips it through for Icardi, who unselfishly lays off for Palacio to stroke home! Inter 1-0 Empoli
Santon
5.68
5.68
Ranocchia
3.66
3.66
Nagatomo
5.44
5.44
Jesus
3.92
3.92
Palacio
7.58
7.58
Handanovic
4.44
4.44
Kovacic
7.63
7.63
Icardi
8.27
8.27
Hernanes
5.19
5.19
Medel
5.36
5.36
Dimarco
6.26
6.26
Podolski
5.08
5.08
Brozovic
6.49
6.49
Felipe
5.4
5.4
Average rating 5.74
9 shots on target 5
23 shots off target 6
13 fouls committed 13
6 corners 0
3 offsides 4
59% ball possession 41%
wins(11) draws(0) defeats(1)

Inter 4-3 Empoli (HT 0-0)
Scorers: Palacio 49, Icardi 53, 78, Mchedlidze 59, 88, Pucciarelli 62, Brozovic 69.

Inter: 1 Handanovic; 55 Nagatomo, 23 Ranocchia, 26 Felipe (Santon 21), 5 Juan Jesus; 77 Brozovic, 18 Medel, 10 Kovacic (Podolski 84); 88 Hernanes; 8 Palacio (Dimarco 90), 9 Icardi.
Subs not used: 30 Carrizo, 6 Andreolli, 17 Kuzmanovic, 20 Obi, 27 Gnoukouri, 28 Puscas, 54 Donkor, 97 Bonazzoli, 99 Correia.
Coach: Roberto Mancini.

Empoli: 28 Bassi; 2 Laurini (Mario Rui 54), 24 Rugani, 19 Barba (Tonelli 69), 23 Hysaj; 88 Vecino, 6 Valdifiori, 11 Croce; 5 Saponara (Verdi 43); 20 Pucciarelli, 9 Mchedlidze.
Subs not used: 1 Pugliesi, 33 Sepe, 8 Signorelli, 10 Tavano, 14 Diousse, 15 Piu, 25 Brillante, 26 Tonelli, 27 Zielinski, 50 Somma.
Coach: Maurizio Sarri.

Booked: Barba 63, Valdifiori 67, Hernanes 84.
Added time: 2 + 3 minutes.

Referee: Damato.
Assistants: Giallatini, Vivenzi.
4th official: Posado.
Additional assistants: Banti, Pezzuto.

 

starting lineups

Handanovic 1 28 Bassi
Nagatomo 55 2 Laurini
Ranocchia 23 24 Rugani
Felipe 26 19 Barba
Jesus 5 23 Hysaj
Brozovic 77 88 Vecino
Medel 18 6 Valdifiori
Kovacic 10 11 Croce
Hernanes 88 5 Saponara
Palacio 8 20 Pucciarelli
Icardi 9 9 Mchedlidze

substitutes

Carrizo 30 1 Pugliesi
Andreolli 6 33 Sepe
Podolski 11 8 Signorelli
Kuzmanovic 17 10 Tavano
Obi 20 14 Diousse
Santon 21 15 Piu
Gnoukouri 27 18 Verdi
Puscas 28 21 Mario Rui
Donkor 54 25 Brillante
Dimarco 93 26 Tonelli
Bonazzoli 97 27 Zielinski
Correia 99 50 Somma