Final score

28 March 2004 15:00

48' (2nd half) Adriano
41' Bonazzoli o.g.
Referee: Pasquale Rodomonti / Linesmen: Pisacreta, Niccolai / Fourth official: Carlucci
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Minute Text commentary
48' Cordoba becomes the third player to see yellow after fouling Cozza from behind.
48' Toldo comes off his line and punches clear Torrisi's free kick.
48' Rodomonti blows for half time. Reggina 0-1 Inter.
46' Di Michele is intercepted by Toldo on the left-wing touchline and Reggina win a corner. Toldo catches Cozza's corner kick played to the far post.
45' 3 minutes of added time to play.
44' Di Michele twists and turns inside our box then finds the space to get a shot in. Toldo makes a good save.
41' Javier Zanetti's cross from the right is blocked by Jiranek. Corner kick to us.
41' At the near post Bonazzoli anticipates Cordoba but heads Recoba's corner into his own net. 1-0 to us!!!
40' Cozza plays wide to Di Michele, who takes on an opponent and moves to the edge of the box before shooting on target. Toldo makes a great save.
38' Adriano's effort comes off the Reggina wall.
37' Paredes is yellow-carded for a foul on Obafemi Martins, who is terrorising the Reggina defence this afternoon.
35' Stankovic advances on goal and from a central position 20 yards out sends his low shot wide of the right-hand post.
34' Martins dribbles Comotto on the right and is fouled in the process. Free kick.
34' Reggina break after Recoba messes up his set piece. Cristiano Zanetti cuts out a cross but Toldo can't stop the ball from going out for a corner.
32' Recoba's cross to the near post is cleared by Jiranek.
31' Bonazzoli comes back on and numerical parity is restored.
31' Martins wins a right-wing corner for Inter after his cross takes a deflection.
28' Stankovic plays a one-two with Cordoba then sees his cross headed clear.
28' Bonazzoli needs attention to his right foot after a challenge with Cordoba.
27' Obagol fouls Jiranek on the left-wing touchline in what is turning out to be an interesting duel. Free kick to Reggina.
27' Martins to Adriano to Recoba, who wins a left-wing corner for the Nerazzurri.
26' Cordoba's ball to Javier Zanetti on the right wing is blocked by Comotto.
24' Recoba sidesteps an opponent then passes short to Stankovic, who is intercepted.
24' Rodomonti shows Cristiano Zanetti a yellow card for a foul on Bonazzoli in midfield.
23' Good chance for us. Giovanni Pasquale receives on the edge of the Reggina penalty box and sends a low, diagonal shot just wide of the far post.
22' Mesto's right-wing cross for Bonazzoli is calmly dealt with by Toldo.
21' Jiranek expertly cuts out Stankovic's ball forward for Martins.
20' Recoba's long pass forward is too long for Adriano. Goal kick to the Calabrians.
19' Javier Zanetti plays short to Recoba, whose low shot from 25 yards goes just wide of the right-hand post.
18' Franceschini outjumps the Inter defence and heads a right-wing corner over the crossbar.
17' Stankovic is back on the pitch. In the meantime Martins tries to take on two and loses possession. Reggina storm forward and Mesto's run down the right is ended by Gamarra, who makes a great tackle.
16' Cozza's shot from outside our box takes a deflection and Reggina win a left-wing corner.
15' Recoba plays wide to Pasquale, whose left-wing cross goes into the hands of Belardi.
14' Stankovic is taken to the touchline and Inter are momentarily down to ten men.
14' Martins is fouled by Jiranek as he tries to turn the Reggina defender. Free kick to us 35 yards out.
12' Cozza boots the ball out of play after Stankovic remains on the ground after a challenge by Bonazzoli. The Serb midfielder requires treatment to his ankle.
11' Reggina captain Cozza calls for a foul by Gamarra on the right-wing by-line, but Rodomonti waves play on.
9' Tedesco remains on the ground after an aerial duel with Adriano.
8' Adani blocks Comotto's attempt at a left-wing cross and the home side win an attacking throw-in.
7' Tedesco dribbles two Nerazzurri on the right. Recoba gets back to make sure the Reggina player doesn't take on a third.
7' Bonazzoli wastes the best chance of the match so far. With just Toldo to beat, the Reggina forward mis-kicks his close-range shot from Mesto's right-wing cross.
5' Reggina win a right-wing free kick after Gamarra fouls Bonazzoli. Cordoba outjumps Di Michele and heads clear.
3' Cordoba deals with Mesto's cross over to the far side of the Nerazzurri box, where Cordoba plays clear.
3' Di Michele dribbles three opponents then runs into Adani, who intercepts.
3' The home side maintain the initiative in attack and Cozza heads wide from Di Michele's assist.
3' The home side maintain the initiative in attack and Cozza heads wide from Di Michele's assist.
2' Stankovic challenges Mesto on the left wing and Reggina win a goal kick.
1' Welcome to the Oreste Granillo for live commentary of Reggina v Inter. Playing in their white away strip, the Nerazzurri kick off.
1' Inter play the ball around at the back then move forward. Martins receives on the left wing then is dispossessed.
Minute Text commentary
49' Di Michele tries to dribble three Nerazzurri in our box but runs into trouble.
49' Full time. Reggina 0-2 Inter.
49' Di Michele tries to dribble three Nerazzurri in our box but runs into trouble.
48' 2-0!!! Adriano capitalises on some defensive suicide by Reggina and smashes the ball into an open net.
47' Farinos is cautioned for a foul on Torrisi in midfield.
45' 4 minutes of added time to play.
44' Cozza gets on the end of a loose ball in the Inter box and shoots on target. Gamarra saves off the line to keep the Nerazzurri in front.
43' Stellone's flicked header from Cozza's long-range free kick is expertly tipped over the bar by Toldo.
41' Martins remains on the ground after a challenge by Franceschini. Cruz is set to come on for the last five minutes.
41' Julio Cruz replaces the Nigerian.
40' Martins surges forward and falls to the ground after a challenge. No foul is given and the Calabrians come forward on the break.
39' Mozart's ambitious shot from 30 yards is well off-target.
38' Camolese brings on Stellone for Bonazzoli.
37' Gamarra makes up for a defensive error by Cordoba. The Paraguay captain closes down Bonazzoli and gives away a right-wing corner.
35' Toldo outjumps Bonazzoli to beat the Reggina forward to Cozza's deep left-wing cross.
35' Zac brings on Okan for Stankovic.
34' Inter win two corners in quick succession. Belardi catches to second one to give the home side some breathing space.
32' Toldo comes off his line to beat Di Michele to a dangerous ball forward.
31' Mozart turns Farinos then plays wide to Falsini who crosses in for Bonazzoli. The Reggina forward heads on target, Toldo saves.
30' Stankovic shoots from the distance but it's well wide.
30' Stankovic shoots from the distance but it's well wide.
28' Mozart hits the right note: The Reggina sub connects well with a square pass then sends his thunderous shot not far wide of the right-hand post.
27' Martins plays to Farinos, who serves Stankovic. From the distance the Serb forces Belardi to make a difficult save and we win a left-wing corner.
27' Cristiano Zanetti's shot from the distance is well wide.
26' Di Michele takes on Gamarra then plays back to the edge of the Inter box where Farinos wins possession and sets up a move.
25' Jiranek remains on the ground clutching his face after Adriano makes a crunching challenge on the Reggina defender.
23' The home side win their ninth corner after Javier Zanetti cuts out an attacking move.
22' Gamarra closes down Cozza on the right-wing by-line and Reggina win a corner kick.
21' Adirano pushes over Torrisi after a challenge in the Reggina penalty box.
20' Zaccheroni brings on Farinos for Recoba.
20' Reggina substitution: Mozart comes on for Tedesco.
18' Adriano barges past two as he goes on a central run then plays wide to Javier Zanetti. The Inter captain plays a crossfield pass to Recoba, who feeds Pasquale. The wing-back crosses over to the far side, where Falsini wins possession.
17' Toldo comes well off his line to blast clear and deny Di Michele.
15' Free kick to Reggina after Cristiano Zanetti fouls Tedesco.
15' Reggina win a free kick 25 yards out after Cristiano Zanetti fouls Tedesco.
15' Free kick to Reggina after Cristiano Zanetti fouls Tedesco.
13' Rodomonti books Pasquale for a foul on Di Michele.
13' Torrisi's set piece is cleared by Adriano.
11' Reggina bring on Falsini for Comotto.
9' Belardi comes out of his area to beat Adriano to Stankovic's long ball forward.
9' Cristiano Zanetti loses the ball inside the Nerazzurri penaltry area and Cozza blasts wide.
8' Recoba's curled free kick goes out of play at the far side of the Reggina box.
8' Pasquale makes a superb intervention in defence to win the ball off Di Michele and deny the Reggina striker a shot on goal.
7' Adriano is fouled by Paredes as the Brazilian tries to take on the Paraguayan on the left.
6' Gamarra challenges Mesto on the right and Reggina win a right-wing corner.
6' Adriano's low shot from the distance goes wide of the right-hand post.
4' Toldo fails to hold on to Cozza's right-wing cross and Reggina win a corner. The Nerazzurri keeper then catches Cozza's header from Franceschini's shot.
3' Di Michele frees himself of Gamarra after meeting Cozza's right-wing centre then sees his spectacular overhead kick go over the crossbar.
2' Attacked by Comotto, Cordoba gives away a left-wing throw-in.
1' Reggina kick off the second period.
Average rating 6.92
8 shots on target 2
6 shots off target 7
12 fouls committed 16
12 corners 6
3 offsides 1
24:12 ball possession 26:35
Disciplinary situation

Suspended: -
Cautioned: Bonazzoli, Cozza, Falsini, Franceschini
Former players: -

Suspendedi: Materazzi, Kallon
Cautioned: Almeyda, Stankovic, Vieri
Former players: Kallon (37 apps, 14 goals in official matches in 1999/00)

Camolese v Zaccheroni

The current Reggina and Inter coaches have met on three previous occasions, with one victory apiece and one draw.

In detail:

2001/02 Serie A Torino-Lazio 1-0 ----
2003/04 C. Italia Reggina-Inter 1-1 1-2

Camolese v Inter

Giancarlo Camolese is still chasing his first victory against Inter, having registered 2 draws and 3 defeats in 5 matches.

In detail:

2001/02 Serie A Torino-Inter 0-1 0-0
2002/03 Serie A Torino-Inter ---- 0-1
2003/04 Serie A Reggina-Inter 1-1 1-2

Zaccheroni v Reggina

Alberto Zaccheroni has faced Reggina 8 times and has never lost, with 6 victories and 2 draws. Sides coached by Zaccheroni have always scored against Reggina, with 20 goals in 8 games.

In detail:

1997/98 C. Italia Udinese-Reggina 4-0 2-1
1999/00 Serie A AC Milan-Reggina 2-2 2-1
2000/01 Serie A AC Milan-Reggina 1-0 ----
2003/04 C. Italia Inter-Reggina 2-1 1-1
2003/04 Serie A Inter-Reggina 6-0 ----

Best run of season so far for Reggina

Reggina are unbeaten in four Serie A matches, with 1 victory and 3 draws to their credit. It's the best series of positive results for the Calabrians so far this season, with their last defeat a 1-2 reverse at home to Perugia last 22 February.

Double achievement for Franceschini

If he plays against Inter, Ivan Franceschini will celebrate his 100th match for Reggina (50 in Serie A, 34 in Serie B, 13 in Coppa Italia, 2 in Serie A play-offs). The defender made his debut for the Calabrian side on 27 August 2000 in the Coppa Italia 2-0 defeat away to Atalanta. If fielded on Sunday Franceschini, who has played for Salernitana, Lucchese, Genoa, ChievoVerona and Reggina, will also celebrate 200 matches as a professional footballer (50 in Serie A, 124 in Serie B, 23 in Coppa Italia, 2 in other tournaments). His absolute debut was on 12 October 1997 when Salernitana beat Castel di Sangro 5-3 away in the Serie B.

Cozza equals scoring record

Against Perugia at the Granillo, Francesco Cozza scored his sixth of the season for Reggina to equal his record tally of goals in one campaign. Cozza scored six for Lucchese in the 1995/96 Serie B and for Reggina in the 2001/02 Serie A.

Nerazzurri and away goals in 2nd half of season

Inter have scored at least one goal in each away match of the second half of the 2003/04 Serie A season, for a total of eight in five games. The last time the Nerazzurri failed to score away from home in the top flight was last 10 January when they fell to a 1-0 defeat at Parma.

Recoba prolific against Reggina

Alvaro Recoba has scored more against Reggina than any other Inter player. El Chino's 4 goals against the side from Reggio Calabria have come in Reggina v Inter (1999/00), Inter v Reggina (1999/00), Reggina v Inter (2000/01) and Reggina v Inter (2002/03).

Inter's 1st-half form

Inter are one of the two teams contesting the 2003/04 Serie A championship that have conceded the fewest number of goals in first halves of matches. Along with Roma, the Nerazzurri have let in just 7 goals in the opening 45 minutes of the 26 matches played so far.

wins(6) draws(2) defeats(1)

starting lineups

Belardi 1 Toldo
Comotto 2 Cordoba
Paredes 4 Zanetti
Bonazzoli 6 Zanetti
Franceschini 10 Adriano
Di Michele 11 Stankovic
Tedesco 26 Pasquale
Mesto 15 Adani
Torrisi 20 Recoba
Jiranek 24 Gamarra
Cozza 30 Martins


Coppola 9 Cruz
Falsini 14 Farinos
Baiocco 18 Kily Gonzalez
Stellone 22 Okan
Nakamura 29 Biava
Sottil 31 Brechet