Final score

11 September 2011 20:45

43' (2nd half) Pinilla
41' (2nd half) Miccoli
9' (2nd half) Hernandez
3' (2nd half) Miccoli
4 - 3
46' (2nd half) Forlan
6' (2nd half) Milito (P)
33' Milito
Referee: Christian Brighi / Linesmen: Di Fiore, Padovan / Fourth official: Doveri
Minute Text commentary
46' After one minute of added time, the first half ends with Inter leading Palermo 0-1
45' The referee signals for 1 minute of injury time
45' Nagatomo crosses from the left for Forlan, but Migliaccio breaks up the play
42' Miccoli shoots on the turn. The shot is deflected and Julio Cesar blocks it
39' Miccoli whistled for offside
35' Tzorvas comes off his line to grab Stankovic's high cross
34' Substitution for Inter: Zarate comes off, Sneijder on
33' GOAL INTER: MILITO scores. Stankovic shoots with his right, then the Argentine puts it in with his inside right
32' Migliaccio heads away Forlan's pass intended for Cambiasso
28' Ilicic looks for Miccoli, but the ball skids away from him
27' Yellow card for Samuel
22' Ilicic sends a free kick into the heart of the box, intercepted by Lucio
20' Zanetti does well to close down on Hernandez
16' Jonathan gets past Balzaretti and then goes down in the area after being restrained by the Palermo player
15' Another free kick from Miccoli. Julio Cesar gathers it
12' Julio Cesar comes off his line for a deep cross from Ilicic
8' Miccoli passes to Hernandes. Zanetti blocks it to give up a corner
6' Forlan goes deep to find Zarate. From 25 meters away the Argentine over hits his shot for a goal kick
5' Julio Cesar saves a shot from Hernandez
3' Free kick for Palermo. Miccoli crashes it against the wall, and Julio Cesar avoids the corner
1' Welcome to the Stadio Barbera. Everything is ready for Palermo v Inter
1' Palermo v Inter begins as the Nerazzurri take the kick-off
1' A midfield of Jonathan, Stankovic, Cambiasso and Nagatomo. Up top a debut for Forlan and Zarate with Milito
1' Against Palermo Gasperini chooses a 3-man defence with Lucio, Samuel and Zanetti in front of Julio Cesar
Minute Text commentary
49' After four minutes of injury time, the match between Palermo and Inter finishes 4-3
46' GOAL INTER: FORLAN scores with his left on an assist from Sneijder
45' The referee adds 4 minutes of injury time
43' GOAL PALERMO: PINILLA scores with his right from 20 meters away
41' GOAL PALERMO: MICCOLI scores from a free kick
37' A shot from Stankovic screws off his boot on a cross from Sneijder
37' Silvestre closes down on Milito
34' A nice play from Obi, but Pisano manages to recover after being beaten
29' Substitution for Palermo: Hernandez comes off, Pinilla on
27' Acquah blasts a right-footer high over the crossbar
26' Julio Cesar punches away a right-footer from Miccoli
26' Substitution for Inter: Cambiasso comes off, Alvarez on
24' Substitution for Palermo: Ilicic comes off, Bertolo on
23' Miccoli flagged for offside
22' A right-footer from Sneijder goes to Tzorvas
21' Julio Cesar saves a shot from Ilicic
19' Tzorvas makes a save from Obi
17' Substitution for Inter: Nagatomo comes off, Obi on
16' Yellow card for Acquah
16' Julio Cesar parries a free kick taken by Miccoli
14' Yellow card for Zanetti
12' A long distance right from Sneijder is blocked by Tzorvas
9' GOAL PALERMO: HERNANDEZ scores. Hernandez to Ilicic to Miccoli, who then gives it back to Hernandez to score with his inside right
6' GOAL INTER: MILITO scores the penalty with his right. The Nerazzurri are back again in the lead
6' Penalty for Inter: from a corner taken by Sneijder, Silvestre brings down Samuel in the box
4' Handball in the box by Migliaccio
3' GOAL PALERMO: MICCOLI scores with his right
1' The second half begins between Palermo and Inter
1' A change for Palermo: Della Rocca comes off for Acquah
Julio Cesar
Average rating 5.24
9 shots on target 5
2 shots off target 11
10 fouls committed 18
4 corners 7
3 offsides 2
49% ball possession 51%
Inter v Mangia: first meeting

This will be the first match ever against Inter for Devis Mangia as first team coach.

Gasperini v Palermo: evenly balanced

In the 7 previous official meetings between Gasperini - as a coach - and Palermo, the results have been well balanced, with two victories apiece and three draws. Gasperini wore the Palermo shirt from October 1978 to June 1983 in Serie B where he made 128 appearances for the Rosaneri scoring 11 goals.

Palermo haven't beaten Inter in 6 years

The last time Palermo beat Inter in a competitive match was on 10 September 2005 by 3-2 at the Stadio Barbera in the league. Since then they have played 12 times: with 4 draws and 8 victories for Inter

Poli reaches 100

Andrea Poli, if he plays, will celebrate his 100th professional match. He has made 53 appearances in Serie A, 36 in Serie B, 5 in the Coppa Italia and 5 in European competitions, for Treviso, Sampdoria and Sassuolo. He made his debut on 9 December 2006 in Serie B in Treviso 2-3 Genoa.

Palermo have scored in their last 12 matches, but conceded in the last 13

Palermo have scored at least one goal in each of their last 12 competitive matches, last season, scoring a total of 21 goals. The last time they didn't score in a competitive match was on 3 April last, when they were beaten 4-0 away to Catania. The Rosaneri have conceded at least one goal in each of their last 13 competitive matches and this also refers to last season, for a total of 26 goals against. The last competitive match they didn't concede in was on 19 March last in Serie A when they beat AC Milan 1-0.

Inter ok in opening match since 2000

Inter have been unbeaten in the first match of the last 10 seasons: 5 wins and 5 draws, 4 of which were in the last 5 seasons. The last opening match they lost was on 1 October 2000, 1-2 in Reggio Calabria against the Amaranti, resulting in Marcello Lippi being dismissed.

Stankovic celebrates his birthday and 300th match

Palermo make it a special 33rd birthday for Dejan Stankovic who was born on 11 September 1978 in Belgrade. This will be his 300th official appearance in a blue and black shirt. He made his debut on 1 February 2004 in Inter 4-0 Siena. Stankovic has played 209 times in Serie A, 25 in the Coppa Italia, 7 in the Italian Super Cup, 55 in the Champions League, once in the European Super Cup and twice in the Club World Cup.

Milito just 2 goals off his 100th

Diego Alberto Milito is 2 steps away from notching up his 100th professional career goal, considering only matches played for Italian clubs. The first of his 98 goals playing for Genoa and Inter - of which 51 were in Serie A, 33 in B, 6 in Coppa Italia, 7 in European competitions and 1 in the Club World Club Cup - dates back to 1 February 2004, when he scored in the 39th minute of Genoa 1-1 Ascoli in Serie B.

wins(10) draws(13) defeats(6)

starting lineups

Tzorvas 1 Julio Cesar
Pisano 6 Lucio
Silvestre 25 Samuel
Migliaccio 4 Zanetti
Balzaretti 42 Jonathan
Alvarez 5 Stankovic
Barreto 19 Cambiasso
Della Rocca 55 Nagatomo
Ilicic 28 Zarate
Hernandez 22 Milito
Miccoli 9 Forlan


Benussi 21 Orlandoni
Mantovani 7 Pazzini
Cetto 10 Sneijder
Bertolo 11 Alvarez
Zahavi 20 Obi
Acquah 23 Ranocchia
Pinilla 30 Castaignos