Final score

27 November 2007 20:45

47' (2nd half) Jimenez
21' (2nd half) Ibrahimovic
10' (2nd half) Cruz
referee Konrad Plautz / linesmen E. Bereuter, M. Mayr / 4th man T. Gangl
Minutes Text commentary
47' The referee blows for half time. Inter 0-0 Fenerbahce
45' 2 minutes of added time.
40' Ibra's header goes wide.
39' Good cross by Maicon from the right. The ball is blocked by visitors backline.
36' Great chance for Stankovic on the left of the area. His right-footed strike goes wide.
31' Roberto Carlos tries a 25 yard shot. Inter backline blocks.
28' Ibra is flagged for offside.
25' Chivu goes down inside the area but there is no foul.
23' Samuel's superb clearing header on a ball into the box from Vederson.
20' Fenerbahce intercept the ball and try a counterattack but Maxwell makes a good save.
13' Stankovic climbs in the area to meet Ibra's cross from the right and he heads wide.
8' Ibra has a shot blocked by Roberto Carlos.
5' Cruz is flagged for offside
1' Good evening and welcome to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Milan's San Siro district.
1' Konrad Plautz blows his whistle, and the nerazzurri kick off. FORZA INTER!!!!
Minutes Text commentary
50' That's it folks. The Nerazzurri beat Fenerbahce 3-0. Cruz, Ibra and Jimenez score for Nerazzurri to secure place in Champions League knockout round.
47' GOOOAALL!! Jimenez scores. Inter 3-0 Fenerbahce
45' 5 minutes of added time.
43' Final substitution for Inter: Materazzi comes on for Stankovic.
42' Great chance for Suazo. Volkan stops Inter's forward inside the box.
41' Samuel is booked for waste of time.
37' Fenerbahce brings on Tuemer for Deivid.
36' Great tackle by Chivu.
34' Inter brings on Suazo for Ibrahimovic.
33' Goekhan is booked.
31' Ibra is booked by the referee.
31' Volkan makes a save.
28' Mancini brings on Jimenez for Maxwell.
21' GOOOAALLLL!!!!!! Brilliant goal by Ibra that place his shot in the top right corner. Inter 2-0 Fenerbahce
21' Fenerbahce bring on Kazim for Semih Şentürk .
17' Fenerbahce bring on Appiah for Aurelio.
10' GOOOAALLLL!!!!!! Julio Cruz is in the right place after a Maxwell's tap in and scores. Inter 1-0 Fenerbahce
8' Powerful strike by Cruz that miss the target.
5' Lugano is booked for a foul on Cruz.
2' Vederson's cross is easily caught by Julio Cesar
1' Fenerbahce kick off the second half.
Julio Cesar
Average rating 7.61
6 shots on target 3
8 shots off target 5
11 fouls committed 18
2 corners 3
4 offsides 1
28:32 ball possession 28:05
Inter v Fenerbahçe

Fenerbahçe's 1-0 home win over Inter in Matchday 1 of the 2007/08 Champions League is the only past meeting between the two teams.

2007/08 Champions League Inter-Fenerbahçe ---- 0-1

Inter v Turkish teams

The Nerazzurri have won 4, drawn 1 and lost 2 of their 7 competitive encounters against Turkish sides. Inter have won all three home games.

1981/82 UEFA Cup Inter-Adanaspor 4-1 3-1
1983/84 UEFA Cup Inter-Trabzonspor 2-0 0-1
1987/88 UEFA Cup Inter-Besiktas 3-1 0-0
2007/08 Champions League Inter-Fenerbahçe ---- 0-1

Fenerbahçe v Italian teams

Fenerbahçe have faced Italian clubs on 12 previous occasions, winning 3 and losing 9. The Istanbul outfit, without a win on Italian soil, have conceded a total of 14 goals in 5 away games.

1984/85 UEFA Cup Fenerbahçe-Fiorentina 0-1 0-2
1990/91 UEFA Cup Fenerbahçe-Atalanta 0-1 1-4
1996/97 Champions League Fenerbahçe-Juventus 0-1 0-2
1998/99 UEFA Cup Fenerbahçe-Parma 1-0 1-3
2005/06 Champions League Fenerbahçe-Milan 0-4 1-3
2006/07 UEFA Cup Fenerbahçe-Palermo 3-0 ----
2007/08 Champions League Fenerbahçe-Inter 1-0 ----

Inter through tonight if…

A win against Fenerbahçe in MD5 will see the Nerazzurri through to the Champions League last sixteen with one group match left to play, independently of the result of the other match between CSKA Moscow and PSV Eindhoven. A draw or even a loss would ensure qualification if PSV don't win in Moscow.

Crespo third in all time list of Inter scorers in Europe

With his goal against CSKA in Matchday 3 Hernan Crespo has taken his Champions League tally for Inter to 11 goals, reaching Jair in third place in the all time list of Nerazzurri scorers in the competition. Julio Ricardo Cruz is in fourth place with Obafemi Martins. Both have scored ten UCL goals for Inter. Adriano and Mazzola are top of the list with 16 goals each.

One Inter defeat in last 12 European home games

The Nerazzurri last lost a Champions League home match on 27 September 2006 when they were beaten 2-0 by Bayern Munich. Since that date Mancini's team have played 10 European games at San Siro, winning 9 and drawing 2.

Turkish teams winless in Italy

No Turkish club has ever won a European Cup/Champions League match on Italian soil. In 12 meetings, there have been 8 Italian wins and 4 draws. Italian clubs have scored at least one goal in all 12 matches, netting a total of 27.

Fenerbahçe through tonight if...

Zico's team will be through to the Champions League knockout phase if they beat Inter, regardless of the result of the other Group G Matchday 5 clash between CSKA Moscow and PSV Eindhoven. A draw or even a loss would see the Turks through if PSV don't win in Moscow.

The ref: Konrad Plautz

Born in Navis on 16 October 1964, Austrian official Konrad Plautz has been an international referee since 1996. In August 2007 he took charge of the European Super Cup match between AC Milan and Seville, won 3-1 by Ancelotti's team. In the Champions League group stages this season Plautz has refereed Liverpool 0-1 Marsiglia and Rangers 0-0 Barcelona. Plautz has refereed Italian teams on 13 previous occasions. There have been 7 Italian victories and 6 draws. Plautz referees the Nerazzurri for the second time after the 1-1 draw at Rangers in last season's Champions League group stages.

wins(1) draws(0) defeats(0)

MILAN - Inter beat Fenerbahçe 3-0 at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza to book their place in the Champions League knockout round with one Group G match to spare.
Julio Cruz, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Luis Antonio Jimenez scored for the Nerazzurri.

starting lineups

Julio Cesar 12 Volkan
Maicon 13 Goekhan
Cordoba 2 Lugano
Samuel 25 Edu
Maxwell 6 Roberto Carlos
Zanetti 4 Deivid
Chivu 26 Selcuk
Cambiasso 19 Aurelio
Stankovic 5 Vederson
Ibrahimovic 8 Alex
Cruz 9 Semih


Orlandoni 22 Volkan Babacan
Jimenez 11 Appiah
Dacourt 15 Yasin Cakmak
Solari 21 Kazim
Crespo 18 Tuemer
Suazo 29 Ali Bilgin
Materazzi 23 Onder Turaci