Final score

25 April 2004 15:00

Referee: Pierluigi Collina / Linesmen: Mitro, Farneti / Fourth official: Rocchi
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Minute Text commentary
47' Vieri receives inside the Lazio box then is dispossessed before he can get an angled shot in.
47' Collina blows for half time: Inter 0-0 Lazio. Parma are 1-0 up away to Reggina.
46' Inter win a corner after Kily's left-wing cross is blocked. The Argentine's corner kick comes off Oddo.
45' 2 minutes of added time to play.
43' Kily's curled free kick is celared and Mancini's men come forward.
43' The attack ends after Helveg and Fiore collide. Both players need a quick check-up from the medical staff.
42' Giannichedda fouls Vieri and we win a free kick 30 yards out on the right channel.
41' Inter win a free kick 25 yards out after Vieri is fouled.
41' Adriano's low shot from the free kick is well wide of the right-hand post.
40' Stankovic sets up Adriano. The Brazilian's shot from 20 metres is blocked by Oddo.
39' Farinos is booked for a foul on Giannichedda.
38' Stankovic's diagonal shot from Vieri's left-wing cross is well-saved by Peruzzi.
37' At the near post Fontana collects Oddo's right-wing cross.
36' The visitors win a free kick in a central position 30 metres out. Materazzi clears from Mihajlovic's ball into the box.
35' Lazio build up a move down the left wing. After some pinball in the Inter penalty box, Cannavaro boots the ball into the Biancocelesti half.
34' Kily loses possession then fouls Albertini as he tries to win the ball back.
32' Fontana punches clear the corner then Vieri hooks it out of the area.
31' Stankovic heads out of danger to deny Zauri a shot from Lopez' cross.
30' Cannvaro is fouled by Corradi as the Inter captain beats the striker to a forward pass.
29' Albertini's ambitious shot from the distance finishes well wide of the left-hand post.
27' From a yard out Cordoba heads into the back of the net. Collina disallows the goal because of Vieri's foul on Peruzzi.
26' Peruzzi cuts out Stankovic's floated cross to Adriano.
26' From 20 yards Adriano sends a left-footed missile on target. Peruzzi pulls off a terrifc save to stop it going in at the far post. Corner.
25' Stam beats Vieri to Adriano's forward pass then plays back to Peruzzi.
24' At the far post Peruzzi beats Stankovic to a right-wing cross.
23' Adriano's left-wing cross is a shade too long for Vieri. J.Zanetti picks up the loose ball on the right and crosses back in but it comes off Favalli's face. The Lazio captain needs medical attention.
21' Lazio win a free kick inside their own half after Collina spots a Kily foul on Zauri.
19' Mihajlovic's clearance from Adriano's left-wing cross falls to Farinos. The Spaniard's shot takes a deflection off Giannichedda. Corner to Inter.
18' Lopez' ball forward for Zauri goes out of play. Goal kick to Inter.
17' Lazio win a left-wing corner. Mihajlovic crosses into the six-yard box, Fontana makes a one-handed clearance.
17' Lazio win a left-wing corner. Mihajlovic crosses into the six-yard box, Fontana makes a one-handed clearance.
17' Lazio win a left-wing corner. Mihajlovic crosses into the six-yard box, Fontana makes a one-handed clearance.
16' Inter come forward and Zauri brings down Farinos. Stankovic's shot from the distance is blocked by Corradi.
16' Farinos' volley from Stam's headed clearance goes way over the crossbar.
15' Fontana is applauded for making a diving save from Zauri's right-wing cross.
14' From the edge of the Inter penalty box Bernardo Corradi pulls his shot wide of the right-hand post.
13' Helveg's ball forward for Vieri goes out of play. Throw-in for Lazio.
12' Fiore puts Lopez through on goal. The Argentine's shot goes inches wide of the right-hand post.
11' Fontana makes a great save from Albertini but can't hold onto the ball. Vieri boots it out of play.
10' Lazio come forward and Corradi finishes off with a close-range shot which shaves the crossbar.
9' Vieri shoves Mihajlovic off the ball and Collina awards Lazio a free kick deep inside their own half.
8' Free kick to Lazio on the left flank after Helveg obstructs Fiore.
8' Mihajlovic's inswinger is headed out of defence by Adriano.
7' Fiore fouls Zanetti just inside the Lazio half. Free kick.
6' Fiore plays a crossfield ball to Oddo, who passes forward to Zauri, who is fouled. Free kick to them on the right channel.
6' Mihajlovic's free kick comes off the two-man wall.
4' Vieri receives from Helveg and plays first-time to Adriano. Stam intercepts and smashes the ball out for a throw-in.
4' Stankovic picks up a loose ball just outside the Lazio box then sees his shot come off the left-hand post.
3' Free kick to us in the centre circle after Albertini brings down Stankovic.
2' Kily dances past two Biancocelesti players on the left then plays into the middle of the Lazio box, where Fiore heads clear.
1' Welcome to the Giuseppe Meazza for live commentary of Inter v Lazio. Collina blows his whistle, and the Nerazzurri kick off this crucial match.
1' Oddo slips as he attempts to clear a ball played to the left wing. Attacking throw-in for Inter.
1' Another attacking throw-in to us, this time on the right channel after Farinos' ball forward comes off Favalli.
1' Lazio get the second half going.
Minute Text commentary
49' Full time. Inter 0-0 Lazio.
48' With Helveg on the ground Fiore boots the ball out of play during a Lazio counter-attack.
46' Stankovic's right-footed shot is caught by Peruzzi.
45' Giannichedda is deservedly booked for bringing down Martins.
45' 4 minutes of additional time to play. FORZA RAGAZZZI!!!
43' From just ouside our penalty area Dabo pulls his shot wide.
42' Zaccheroni makes his third and final substitution. Pasquale replaces Kily.
41' Right-wing corner to Inter. Emre curls it into the box, Dabo heads clear at the near post.
41' Cannavaro anticipates Corradi and heads out for a Lazio corner.
40' Mihajlovic is booked for bringing down Martins on the right wing.
39' Mihajlovic's curled free kick rattles the crossbar. No Lazio player is on hand to poke the loose ball home and it's a let-off for the Nerazzurri.
38' Lazio substitution: Dabo on, Albertini off.
37' Cordoba is yellow-carded for handball. Free kick to Lazio on the edge of the Inter penalty box.
35' Adriano tries to turn Stam on the left channel but the Dutch giant shows all his experience and plays out of defence.
34' Inter storm forward. Emre to Martins, Martins to Kily. The Argentine's shot is blocked by Oddo.
33' Adriano brings down Mihajlovic just outside the Lazio box. Free kick.
32' Mancini brings on Simone Inzaghi for Claudio Lopez.
31' Adriano's header from Kily's cross is wide of the far post.
30' The whole stadium applauds as Javier Zanetti gets back to make a great tackle on Albertini.
28' On the edge of the Lazio box Zanetti receives from Stankovic then shoots on target. Peruzzi fails to hold on to the Inter captain's shot but denies Adriano a chance by pouncing on the loose ball.
26' Mihajlovic anticipates Martins to Kily's pass.
25' Superb play by Emre, who runs across the face of the Lazio box then sends his shot over the bar.
25' Stankovic's powerful header from Kily's corner is wide of the left-hand post.
23' Martins' mis-reads Adriano's instinctive ball into space on the left edge of the Lazio box.
21' Kily trips Oddo on the right channel. Lazio are awarded a free kick. Mihajlovic tries to surprise Fontana but his curled free kick goes wide of the far post.
20' Kily blocks Zauri's shot from the right. Corner to the visitors.
20' Fontana punches the ball out for another Lazio corner kick, which Cannavaro heads out for a throw-in.
19' At the far post Fontana beats Corradi to Zauri's right-wing free kick.
18' Adriano powers past Oddo on the left wing then plays to Kily, who is surrounded by three Lazio players.
17' Martins makes a darting run past Mihajlovic then plays to Kily, who is superbly tackled by Stam.
17' Inter win a right-wing corner after Favalli heads Kily's cross out of play.
16' Stankovic comes back on the pitch.
14' Martins makes a diagonal run on goal then sees his shot blocked.
13' Stankovic needs treatment to his ankle after a sliding tackle by Giannichedda.
12' Oba Martins replaces Christian Vieri.
11' Materazzi and Corradi remain on the ground after an aerial duel. Neither player needs treatment.
10' Martins is set to come on.
9' Cordoba is tackled by Oddo as he races down the left. Throw-in.
8' Kily pounces on a loose ball in the Lazio area then sees his short cross cleared.
7' On the left wing Lopez turns and crosses to the near post, where Corradi heads out for an Inter goal kick.
6' On the left wing Fiore plays short to Favalli, whose low cross goes out of play. Goal kick.
4' Inter on the attack. Kily's cross is cleared by Mihajlovic.
4' The Meazza applauds as news comes through that Reggina have equalised at home to Parma.
2' Zaccheroni brings on Emre for Farinos.
1' Lazio get the second half going.
1' Zauri is offside as he shoots over the Inter crossbar.
Kily Gonzalez
Average rating 6.67
7 shots on target 4
6 shots off target 6
20 fouls committed 25
6 corners 7
0 offsides 4
25:42 ball possession 27:02
Disciplinary situation

Suspended: -
Cautioned: Almeyda, Farinos, Pasquale, Stankovic, Vieri
Former players/coaches: Adani (1 appearance, 0 goals in official matches from July to November 1994)
Almeyda (93 appearances, 2 goals in official matches from 1997/98 to 1999/00
Stankovic (208 appearances, 34 goals in official matches from July 1998 to January 2004)
Vieri (28 appearances, 14 goals in official matches in September 1998 to June 1999)
Zaccheroni (18 victories, 8 draws and 13 defeats in 39 official matches from September 2001 to June 2002)

Suspended: Liverani, Negro
Cautioned: Cesar, Dabo, Favalli
Former players: Corradi (1 appearance, 0 goals in official matches in August 2002)
Dabo (18 appearances, 0 goals in official matches from July 1998 to January 1999 and from July to December 1999).
Peruzzi (37 appearances in official matches in 1999/00)

Zaccheroni v Mancini

The Week 31 match is the third meeting between the two coaches, with one victory each from the other two games.

In detail:

2001/02 Serie A Lazio-Fiorentina 3-0 ----
2003/04 Serie A Inter-Lazio ---- 1-2

Zaccheroni v Lazio

Alberto Zaccheroni has faced Lazio 15 times and has registered 4 victories, 6 draws and 5 defeats.

In detail:

1995/96 C. Italia Udinese-Lazio 0-1 ----
1995/96 Serie A Udinese-Lazio 1-1 2-2
1996/97 Serie A Udinese-Lazio 2-3 1-0
1997/98 Serie A Udinese-Lazio 0-2 3-2
1998/99 C. Italia AC Milan-Lazio 1-1 1-3
1998/99 Serie A AC Milan-Lazio 1-0 0-0
1999/00 Serie A AC Milan-Lazio 2-1 4-4
2000/01 Serie A AC Milan-Lazio ---- 1-1
2003/04 Serie A Inter-Lazio ---- 1-2

Mancini v Inter

Roberto Mancini faces Inter for the sixth time in his coaching career. The current Lazio coach has a record of 1 victory, 2 draws and 2 defeats.

In detail:

2000/01 Serie A Fiorentina-Inter ---- 2-4
2001/02 Serie A Fiorentina-Inter ---- 0-2
2002/03 Serie A Lazio-Inter 3-3 1-1
2003/04 Serie A Lazio-Inter 2-1 ----


In Milan

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Inter's black sheep

Including the famous 5 May 2002, Inter haven't beaten Lazio in the championship since the 1-0 victory at the Olimpico on 3 March 1996, when Nesta's own goal was decisive. Since then, Inter have lost 6 and drawn 9 matches against the Biancocelesti.

Five consecutive victories

Inter go into Sunday's Week 31 clash with five consecutive victories (against Ancona, Reggina, Juventus, Perugia and Bologna) to their credit. In the first half of the season the Nerazzurri won six matches on the trot then lost 2-1 away to Lazio.

Toldo's Lazio nightmare

In matches against Francesco Toldo, the Biancocelesti have scored 40 goals. That's more than any other team.

Lazio and goals let in

Sunday's opponents Lazio have let in at least one goal in each of their last 8 championship matches, for a total of 12 goals conceded. The last Biancocelesti clean sheet was on 22 February when they drew 0-0 away to ChievoVerona.

Fiore close to record

Stefano Fiore is a goal away from reaching his record of 9 in one season, set while at Udinese in 1999/00 and 2000/01.

Lazio: 15 different players on target

A total of 15 Lazio players have scored in the 2003/04 Serie A: Albertini, Cesar, Corradi, Couto, Fiore, Giannichedda, Inzaghi, Liverani, Lopez, Mihajlovic, Muzzi, Oddo, Stam, Stankovic (now at Inter) and Zauri.

Lopez and goals against Inter

He hasn't had the best of seasons, but on Sunday Claudio Lopez faces his favourite Italian target (5 goals against Inter). The Argentine put two past the Nerazzurri in the 2000 Italian Super Cup final at the Olimpico and scored a hat-trick at home to Inter in the 2002/03 season.

wins(45) draws(25) defeats(10)
MILAN - Inter and Lazio played out a 0-0 draw at the San Siro on Sunday afternoon. With Parma held by Reggina in Reggio Calabria, the Nerazzurri remain fourth in the Serie A ahead of next weekend's trip to Lecce.

Match facts:


INTER: 12 Fontana, 2 Cordoba, 4 J. Zanetti, 10 Adriano, 11 Stankovic, 13 Helveg, 14 Farinos (5 Emre 47'), 17 Cannavaro, 18 Kily Gonzalez (26 Pasquale 87'), 23 Materazzi, 32 Vieri (30 Martins 57')
Subs not used: 1 Toldo, 8 Lamouchi, 9 Cruz, 24 Gamarra
Coach: Alberto Zaccheroni

LAZIO: 1 Peruzzi, 4 Albertini (6 Dabo 84'), 5 Zauri, 7 Lopez (21 S. Inzaghi 77'), 9 Corradi, 11 Mihajlovic, 14 Fiore, 16 Giannichedda, 19 Favalli, 22 Oddo, 31 Stam
Subs not used: 33 Sereni, 2 Colonnese, 8 Cesar, 24 Couto
Coach: Roberto Mancini

Referee: Pierluigi Collina (Viareggio)

Booked: Farinos 39', Cordoba 83', Mihajlovic 85', Giannichedda 90'

starting lineups

Fontana 12 Peruzzi
Cordoba 2 Albertini
Zanetti 4 Zauri
Adriano 10 Lopez
Stankovic 11 Corradi
Helveg 13 Mihajlovic
Farinos 14 Fiore
Cannavaro 17 Giannichedda
Kily Gonzalez 18 Favalli
Materazzi 23 Oddo
Vieri 32 Stam


Toldo 1 Sereni
Emre 5 Colonnese
Lamouchi 8 Dabo
Cruz 9 Cesar
Gamarra 24 S. Inzaghi
Pasquale 26 Couto
Martins 30