Team

06.12.08 / 22:38

Serie A: Lazio 0-3 Inter


Comfortable win in Rome sees Nerazzurri move nine points clear ahead of Sunday's matches

ROME - Walter Samuel scored inside two minutes, Mobido Diakité scored an own goal on the stroke of half time, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic wrapped up a comfortable victory ten minutes after the break as Inter beat Lazio 3-0.

The convincing victory sees Mourinho's Nerazzurri open up a nine-point lead at the top of the Serie A table with second-place teams AC Milan and Juventus in action on Sunday.

Lazio went into Saturday's Olimpico clash bolstered by their midweek Coppa Italia victory over AC Milan, but suffered an early setback as Inter made the perfect start.

Less than two minutes in, Samuel crashed home his header from Muntari's left-wing centre after Stankovic's corner was clumsily cleared.

Delio Rossi's men appeared visibly stunned but regained composure as the minutes ticked by. Kolarov, Zarate and Dabo hit shots wide, with De Silvestri having one effort deflected off Maxwell and another saved by Julio Cesar.

Injuries forced both tacticians into early changes to their attacks, with Crespo replacing Cruz and Rocchi coming on for Pandev on the half hour.

Ibrahimovic and Crespo missed the target from good positions as Inter looked to build on their lead, and went into the break with a two-goal cushion when Diakité unwittingly turned into his own net after beating Crespo to Maicon's cross.

Any chances of a Lazio comeback were crushed ten minutes after the interval when Ibrahimovic rose in the box to head home Cambiasso's inswinging free kick.

The visitors sat on their lead and Kolarov had a goal from a free kick disallowed before Julio Cesar made good saves from Rocchi and Zarate's low shots.

Crespo could have made extra sure of the points but Kolarov made a last-gasp inteception to deny the Argentine. In time added on, Ibrahimovic sidefooted wide a Figo pass before Julio Cesar kept out Kolarov's free kick.

Lazio 0-3 Inter (HT: 0-1)

Scorers: Samuel 2, Diakité (o.g.) 45+3, Ibrahimovic 55.

Lazio (4-4-2): 1 Carrizo; 29 De Silvestri, 87 Diakité, 22 Rozehnal, 3 Kolarov; 17 Foggia (23 Meghni 77), 6 Dabo (5 Brocchi 46), 24 Ledesma, 11 Mauri; 19 Pandev (18 Rocchi 31), 10 Zarate.
Subs not used: 86 Muslera, 32 Radu, 68 Manfredini.
Coach: Delio Rossi.

Inter (4-3-1-2): 12 Julio Cesar; 13 Maicon, 2 Cordoba, 25 Samuel, 6 Maxwell; 4 Zanetti, 19 Cambiasso, 20 Muntari (7 Figo 78); 5 Stankovic (33 Mancini 86); 8 Ibrahimovic, 9 Cruz (18 Crespo 28).
Subs not used: 22 Orlandoni, 16 Burdisso, 23 Materazzi, 77 Quaresma.
Coach: José Mourinho.

Referee: Daniele Orsato (Schio).

Booked: Stankovic 26, Diakité 41, Zarate 45+2, Julio Cesar 58, Brocchi 76, Maxwell 90+3.






related news

Team

31.10.14 / 14:10

Rizzoli appointed to Parma v Inter

Assistants - Bianchi & Longo; 4th official - Dobosz; additional assistants - Peruzzo and Chiffi

Team

31.10.14 / 13:11

Mazzarri: "I'm always telling the lads, let's play like Inter"

Nerazzurri coach's thoughts in his news conference ahead of Parma

Team

31.10.14 / 11:30

Lega Serie A and Nike introduce the new winter ball

2014/15 winter ball Nike Ordem Hi-Vis set for season debut in Serie A Week 10

Search


[social] [fc internazionale on youtube] [fc internazionale on googleplus] [fc internazionale on  instagram] [fc internazionale on  facebook] [fc internazionale on twitter] [fc internazionale on weibo]

Copyright © 1995—2014 F.C. Internazionale Milano P.IVA 04231750151

[]

Not registered? Register

Forgot your password? Click here

Forgot your password?

Please enter your email address to receive the instructions to create a new password

prev