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
MinutesText 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!
MinutesText 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 rating5.74
9shots on target5
23shots off target6
13fouls committed13
6corners0
3offsides4
59%ball possession41%
wins(10)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 128 Bassi
Nagatomo 552 Laurini
Ranocchia 2324 Rugani
Felipe 2619 Barba
Jesus 523 Hysaj
Brozovic 7788 Vecino
Medel 186 Valdifiori
Kovacic 1011 Croce
Hernanes 885 Saponara
Palacio 820 Pucciarelli
Icardi 99 Mchedlidze

substitutes

Carrizo 301 Pugliesi
Andreolli 633 Sepe
Podolski 118 Signorelli
Kuzmanovic 1710 Tavano
Obi 2014 Diousse
Santon 2115 Piu
Gnoukouri 2718 Verdi
Puscas 2821 Mario Rui
Donkor 5425 Brillante
Dimarco 9326 Tonelli
Bonazzoli 9727 Zielinski
Correia 9950 Somma