Final score

28 November 2016 21:00

Inter
46' (2nd half) Icardi
19' Icardi
9' Candreva
3' Brozovic
4 - 2
Fiorentina
18' (2nd half) Ilicic
37' Kalinic
referee Antonio Damato / linesmen Filippo Meli, Marco Barbirati / 4th man Riccardo Di Fiore / assistants Daniele Doveri, Marco Di Bello
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47' The first half comes to a close with Inter 3-1 up. Brozovic, Candreva and Icardi the scorers
46' Icardi is clean through on goal when Gonzalo Rodriguez brings him down. That's a straight red for the Viola captain
45' We'll have one minute of added time
44' Brozovic goes on a mazy run in the box but is unable to get off his shot or pick out a team-mate
42' That's a nasty foul on Banega by Salcedo, who is rightly cautioned
39' Kondogbia brings down Bernardeschi outside the area and that's a free kick in a dangerous position. It ends up in the wall
37' Nikola Kalinic races onto Borja Valero's long ball over the top and pulls one back. 3-1 to Inter
33' Handanovic dives full stretch to turn Ilicic's bending free kick round the post
30' A beautifully worked move by Inter ends with D'Ambrosio whipping a delivery in for Icardi but the Viola defence manage to clear their lines
19' GOAL NUMBER THREE! That's brilliant play by Icardi, gliding past two opponents before firing past the keeper to make it 3-0!
9' GOOOOOOOAAAAL!! Perisic's cross is touched on by Tatarusanu and Candreva is there to turn home! 2-0 now!
7' D'Ambrosio comes across to block Bernardeschi's effort after the Italy man was played in by Kalinic
3' GOAAAALL!!! Brozovic latches onto a loose ball in the box and thunders his finish into the back of the net! 1-0 to Inter!
1' The Nerazzurri take the kick-off and we're away! FORZA INTER!
1' The teams are out and kick-off is moments away. Inter v Fiorentina is about to start!
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49' There's the final whistle! Brozovic, Candreva and Icardi (2) score the goals as Inter beat Fiorentina 4-2!
46' GOOOAAAAL! And that surely seals it! Icardi taps in the rebound after Tatarusanu's parries Perisic's vicious strike. 4-2!
45' There'll be four additional minutes
43' Miranda and Felipe Melo clash heads in midair. The midfielder needs treatment on a bloody nose but he's ok to continue
39' Borja Valero is booked for dissent
39' Ansaldi picks up a yellow card
37' Badelj holds back Perisic and is promptly booked
36' What a chance! Inter break on the counter with Icardi, Perisic picks out Joao Mario but he lifts over from eight yards
34' Stefano Pioli uses up his last card: Eder is on for Candreva
23' Felipe Melo for Banega is Pioli's second substitution of the match
20' Fiorentina make a switch with Bernardeschi replaced by Chiesa
19' Candreva has a dig from outside the area, it comes off Astori's back leaving Tatarusanu flat-footed but goes behind for a corner
18' Ilicic bursts forward on the break, his shot clips off Miranda and beats Handanovic. 3-2 and the Viola are still in this
16' Joao Mario sets up Candreva for the shot but it's straight down the middle and Tatarusanu makes the save
15' Banega has a go but it lacks pace and Tatarusanu dives to make the catch
14' Miranda is booked following contact with Ilicic
1' We're back under way for the second period. FORZA INTER!
1' Joao Mario replaces Kondogbia for Inter while Tomovic takes over from Milic for the visitors

Ranocchia
6.17
6.17
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Handanovic
4.65
4.65
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Icardi
7.78
7.78
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D'Ambrosio
6.33
6.33
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Brozovic
6.85
6.85
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Kondogbia
5.35
5.35
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Miranda
5.16
5.16
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Perisic
6.75
6.75
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Melo
5.51
5.51
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Eder
5.41
5.41
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Banega
5.75
5.75
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Ansaldi
6.23
6.23
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Candreva
7.22
7.22
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Joao Mario
4.87
4.87
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9 shots on target 6
12 shots off target 6
28 fouls committed 15
1 corners 3
7 offsides 2
45% ball possession 55%
Sliding doors

Stevan Jovetic and Felipe Melo could face their former club on Monday. The striker plied his trade in Florence from 2008 to 2013 while the midfielder spent the 2008/09 season there. The Viola have a former Inter player in their ranks: Mauro Zarate, who wore the black-and-blue stripes in 2011/12.

Facts

This is the 157th Serie A meeting between Inter and Fiorentina. Previous matches have yielded 63 Nerazzurri wins, 50 draws and 43 Viola victories. Fiorentina are the team that Inter have recorded the second most home wins against (45) in the top flight.

wins(48) draws(18) defeats(15)

MILAN - Inter returned to winning ways in emphatic fashion with a 4-2 victory over Fiorentina at San Siro on Monday night.

The Nerazzurri got off to a lightning start as Marcelo Brozovic, Antonio Candreva and Mauro Icardi fired Stefano Pioli's men into a 3-0 lead inside the first 20 minutes.

The Viola fought back and reduced the deficit through Nikola Kalinic and Josip Ilicic before Icardi wrapped up the points late on.

 

Inter 4-2 Fiorentina (HT 3-1)
Scorers: Brozovic 3, Candreva 9, Icardi 19, 90+1, Kalinic 37, Ilicic 62.

Inter: 1 Handanovic; 33 D'Ambrosio, 13 Ranocchia, 25 Miranda, 15 Ansaldi; 77 Brozovic, 7 Kondogbia (6 Joao Mario, 46); 87 Candreva (23 Eder, 78), 19 Banega (5 Melo, 68), 44 Perisic; 9 Icardi.
Subs not used: 30 Carrizo, 2 Andreolli, 10 Jovetic, 11 Biabiany, 24 Murillo, 27 Gnoukouri, 55 Nagatomo, 95 Miangue, 96 Barbosa.
Coach: Stefano Pioli.

Fiorentina: 12 Tatarusanu; 18 Salcedo, 2 Rodriguez, 13 Astori, 31 Milic (40 Tomovic, 46); 5 Badelj, 20 Borja Valero; 10 Bernardeschi (25 Chiesa, 65), 72 Ilicic, 16 Tello (26 Perez, 75); 9 Kalinic.
Subs not used: 1 Lezzerini, 97 Dragowski, 4 De Maio, 6 Sanchez, 7 Zarate, 8 Vecino, 15 Maxi Olivera, 19 Cristoforo, 30 Babacar.
Coach: Paulo Sousa.

Booked: Kondogbia 39, Salcedo 41, Brozovic 55, Miranda 57, Melo 76, Badelj 82, Borja Valero 83, Ansaldi 83.
Sent off: Rodriguez 45+1.

Added time: 1+ 4 minutes.

Referee: Damato.
Assistants: Meli, Barbirati.
Fourth official: Di Fiore.
Additional assistants: Doveri, Di Bello.

 

 

starting lineups

Handanovic 1 12 Tatarusanu
D'Ambrosio 33 31 Milic
Ranocchia 13 2 Rodriguez
Miranda 25 13 Astori
Ansaldi 15 18 Salcedo
Brozovic 77 5 Badelj
Kondogbia 7 20 Borja Valero
Candreva 87 10 Bernardeschi
Banega 19 72 Ilicic
Perisic 44 16 Tello
Icardi 9 9 Kalinic

substitutes

Carrizo 30 1 Lezzerini
Andreolli 2 97 Dragowski
Melo 5 4 De Maio
Joao Mario 6 6 Sanchez
Jovetic 10 7 Zarate
Biabiany 11 8 Vecino
Eder 23 15 Olivera
Murillo 24 19 Cristoforo
Gnoukouri 27 25 Chiesa
Nagatomo 55 26 Perez
Miangue 95 30 Babacar
Barbosa 96 40 Tomovic

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