Final score

6 November 2014 19:00

St-Étienne
5' (2nd half) Bayal Sall
1 - 1
Inter
33' Dodò
referee Slavko Vincic / linesmen J.Praprotnik, T.Klancnik / 4th man A.Kovacic / assistants B.Mertik, D.Drecnik
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MinutesText commentary
45'Slavko Vincic blows his whistle to bring the first half to a close. Dodo's strike on 33 minutes separates the sides.
42'Hamouma wins a corner, which Carrizo claims easily.
38'Dodo plays in a great cross. Mbaye meets it with a header which Ruffier punches away, but the ref had already penalised Mbaye for a foul.
37'Theophile-Catherine whips in a cross, but Carrizo plucks the ball out of the air before Erdinc can get his head on it.
36'Bayal Sall concedes a corner from Palacio. Vidic heads the resulting cross over the bar.
33'INTER TAKE THE LEAD! Great play from the Nerazzurri. Mbaye crosses in, Palacio forces a save from Ruffier and Dodo sticks away the rebound!
27'The French outfit are pushing forward. Erdinc's header is deflected wide.
25'Some good play from Saint-Etienne ends with a smart shot from Hamouma - Carrizo gets down well to save.
20'Lemoine tries to burst into the area, but Inter stand firm. Shortly afterwards, Gradel latches on to a long ball but Carrizo makes the stop.
16'Ruffier again keeps the scores level, this time saving Kuzmanovic's long-range effort.
14'Dodo's free-kick is met by a towering Mbaye header. Ruffier is there to make a timely stop on the line.
13'Dodo on the attack. The ball is blocked, but the Nerazzurri are appealing for a handball. The ref waves play on.
12'Vincic blows up for a back-pass between Sall and Ruffier.
12'Palacio lobs Ruffier, but Bayal Sall is there to clear. The Argentine wins a free-kick.
10'Dodo has a shot, but it's blocked by Ruffier.
8'Kuzmanovic with a right-footed shot from the edge of the area! The ball whistles past Ruffier's post.
6'What a chance for Inter!! Dodo plays Bonazzoli through, who crosses for Kuzmanovic. The resulting shot goes just wide.
5'Gradel whips the cross in, but the Nerazzurri defence clears.
4'Vidic makes the sliding tackle, but Lemoine earns his team a corner.
2'Kovacic crosses in the corner. Andreolli gets his head to it, but the ball sails over Ruffier's bar.
1'Walter Mazzarri makes some changes tonight to account for the strain of competing on two fronts. Carrizo starts in goal.
1'Inter captain Ranocchia is rested this evening, so Andreolli lines up alongside Vidic and Juan Jesus.
1'Guarin starts on the bench. Mbaye and Dodo will line up on the wings, whilst Kuzmanovic, Medel and Kovacic complete the midfield three.
1'The young Federico Bonazzoli gets his first start for the club, alongside Rodrigo Palacio. Osvaldo returns to the bench.
1'Slovenian referee Slavko Vincic will officiate the match. Tonight is his ninth European assignment.
1'Saint-Etienne get us underway!
1'Kuzmanovic is fouled and Inter are awarded a free-kick. Kovacic's effort goes out for a corner.
1'Everything is set here at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard for Matchday 4 of the UEFA Europa League, which sees Saint-Etienne host Inter.
MinutesText commentary
48'Inter's next Europa League outing is against Dnipro, on Thursday 27 November at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
48'The Nerazzurri are in control of Group F with eight points. Saint-Etienne, Dnipro and Qarabag are all level on four.
48'The final whistle blows! It ends Saint-Etienne 1-1 Inter, with goals from Dodo (33) and Bayal Sall (50).
47'Osvaldo tries a shot from the edge of the area, but the Saint-Etienne defence stand firm to block.
45'Lemoine's shot is not troubling Carrizo.
45'There will be three minutes' added time.
40'Carrizo keeps the scores level with a great save from Van Wolfswinkel.
38'Inter make their final change. Mazzarri brings off Kuzmanovic to give 18-year-old Andrea Palazzi his debut in the Nerazzurri colours.
30'Gradel looks for goal with a long-range effort, but Carrizo is there to get down and make the save.
29'Osvaldo makes his return from injury, taking the place of Mateo Kovacic.
28'The French team cause confusion in the Nerazzurri box - Carrizo has to come out to save.
23'Saint-Etienne make a second change. Hamouma jogs off with Van Wolfswinkel taking his place.
21'Federico Bonazzoli's fine debut comes to an end. He's replaced by Joel Obi.
19'Hamouma's shot is deflected behind by Palacio. The corner leads to a back-heel from Theophile-Catherine, which Carrizo saves.
16'Gradel tries another shot, but Juan Jesus blocks.
15'Andreolli brings down Tabanou to give away a free-kick. Gradel takes it - Juan Jesus and Medel get the ball away.
11'First change for the hosts: Erdinc makes way for Diomande.
8'Very poor foul from Tabanou on Mbaye. The Saint-Etienne man gets a booking for his troubles.
5'Saint-Etienne draw level. From a corner, Bayal Sall pounces on the loose ball to beat Carrizo and make it 1-1.
4'Tabanou crosses the ball in, but Vidic clears. Gradel shoots and it deflects behind for a corner.
1'We're back underway here at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard!
Andreolli
5.43
5.43
Obi
4.69
4.69
Jesus
5.7
5.7
Mbaye
5.3
5.3
Palacio
4.25
4.25
Kuzmanovic
5.21
5.21
Kovacic
5.11
5.11
Carrizo
6.78
6.78
Bonazzoli
6.42
6.42
Vidic
3.74
3.74
Dodò
5.82
5.82
Osvaldo
4.94
4.94
Medel
5.63
5.63
Palazzi
6.04
6.04
Average rating5.36
5shots on target5
3shots off target4
12fouls committed10
12corners7
4offsides4
46%ball possession54%
wins(0)draws(1)defeats(0)

starting lineups

Ruffier 1630 Carrizo
Perrin 246 Andreolli
Bayal Sall 2615 Vidic
Pogba 195 Jesus
Theophile-Catherine 225 Mbaye
Lemoine 1817 Kuzmanovic
Clement 618 Medel
Tabanou 2710 Kovacic
Hamouma 2122 Dodò
Erdinc 98 Palacio
Gradel 797 Bonazzoli

substitutes

Moulin 301 Handanovic
Mollo 117 Osvaldo
Van Wolfswinkel 139 Icardi
Brison 2020 Obi
Monnet-Paquet 2223 Ranocchia
Baysse 2354 Donkor
Diomande 2896 Palazzi