06.08.10 / 05:48
DALLAS - Third and final friendly match of Inter's Us withdrawal. At the 'Pizza Hut Park Stadium' in Frisco (Dallas) the team coached by Rafa Benitez faces FC Dallas, a squid that plays in Major League Soccer. Inter wears the classic uniform , the 'Hoops' wearing red and white horizontal striped shirt. Benitez rows Castellazzi as goalkeeper, Maicon, Lucio, Samuel and Chivu on the defensive line, Pandev, Stankovic (wearing the captain's armband) Cambiasso and Coutinho on median and Milito and Eto'o as strikers.
Inter ahead on minute 24 ': Eto'o is centered from the right, goes over a couple of opponents and shoots to on targets, but the ball hits the pole and goes back in play, Pandev get it and touches for Maicon that makes a cross from the right for Diego Alberto 'El Principe' Milito header that doesn't fails the wonderful opportunity. FC Dallas draw the minute 41 with John that well served by Avila beat Castellazzi with a precise diving header.
On the beginning of the second half Benitez by making six changes redesigns the team on the field. At minute 63 Eto'o with a perfect right shoot finds the goal for the momentary 2-1. Twelve minuts later, so at minute 75 Dallas draws with a penalty kick generously granted by the referee Gontarek, following a contact between Cunningham and Burdisso. Ferreira beats Julio Cesar.
Dopo la vittoria con il Manchester City e la sconfitta con il Panathinaikos, si conclude con un pareggio per due reti a due l'ultimo impegno dei nerazzurri del ritiro statunitense.
After the victory against Manchester City and the defeat by Panathinaikos, Inter's American withdrawal ends in a draw.
FC Dallas-Inter 2-2
Strikers: 24' pt Milito, 41' pt John, 18' st Eto'o, 30' st Ferreira (rig.)
FC DALLAS: 44 Sala; 4 Pearce, 14 John, 3 Ihemelu (61' 19 Loyd) , 5 Benitez (85' 29 Hernandez); 2 D. Hernandez (70' 8 Guarda); 16 Harris, 17 Avila (60'' 24 Alexander), 10 Ferreira (79' 13 Mc Carty), 20 Shea (83' 17 Marosevic); 7 Rodriguez (62' 9 Cunningham).
Subs not used: 1 Hartman, 18 Chavez, 27 Edward, 28 Ulloa, 23 Weideman, 31 Yeisley, 34 Luca.
Coach: Schellas Hyndman.
INTERNAZIONALE: 12 Castellazzi (45' 1 Julio Cesar); 13 Maicon (45' Cordoba), 6 Lucio (45' 16 Burdisso) , 25 Samuel (45' 23 Materazzi), 26 Chivu (45' 39 Santon) ; 27 Pandev (59' st 50 Biabiany), 5 Stankovic (45' 17 Mariga), 19 Cambiasso (64' 40 Nwankwo), 29 Coutinho (64' 20 Obi); 9 Eto'o (64' 30 Mancini), 22 Milito (45' 31 Alibec).
Subs not used: 92 Gallinetta, 33 Obinna, 34 Biraghi, 57 Natalino.
Coach: Rafael Benitez.
Referee: Jeff Gontarek
Yellow carded: Ihemelu, Burdisso, Santon