Final score

6 May 2012 20:45

42' (2nd half) Maicon
34' (2nd half) Milito (P)
7' (2nd half) Milito (P)
14' Milito
4 - 2
AC Milan
1' (2nd half) Ibrahimovic
44' Ibrahimovic (P)
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli / Linesmen: Niccolai, Di Liberatore / Fourth official: Banti
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48' A thrilling first half between Inter and AC Milan ends 1-1. Milito's early strike was cancelled out by a highly dubious penalty
48' Tensions are rising at the Meazza as the half draws to a close: Zanetti is also shown a yellow card
48' Nocerino goes into the book
45' Rizzoli signals three minutes of added time
44' GOAL FOR AC MILAN: Ibrahimovic slams home from the spot. 1-1
43' An absurd penalty: Julio Cesar clearly takes the ball from Boateng's feet but the ref points to the spot and shows the Brazilian a yellow
35' Abbiati was injured as he dived for the ball: Amelia comes on to replace him
35' Julio Cesar pulls off a miraculous save to deny Ibrahimovic from two yards
33' Nagatomo whips in a cross from the right, Cambiasso can't reach it but Sneijder does: he miscues it, wide
32' Sneijder's corner is met by Cambiasso and the midfielder's header appears to cross the line before Abbiati claws it away. No goal is given
30' Van Bommel unleashes a low shot from outside the box, Julio Cesar gets down to make the save
27' The Rossoneri get the ball into the box looking for Ibrahimovic but the Swede is offside
25' Julio Cesar hacks away Maicon's short back pass with Ibra bearing down on him
21' AC Milan make an early substitution: Bonera makes way for young full-back De Sciglio
19' Abbiati parries Sneijder's free kick and Lucio blasts home the rebound. The crowd's joy is short-lived though: the Brazilian was offside
17' Yepes blocks Milito's path
15' Guarin is whiskers away from making it two as his long-range drive ends just wide of Abbiati's left-hand upright
14' GOAL FOR INTER! Sneijder sends a free kick over to the far post, Samuel knocks it into the centre and Milito makes no mistake. 1-0 to Inter!
12' AC Milan go close: Robinho crosses from the left and Ibra sends it over the bar from 6 yards out!
11' Nagatomo has a go with his right but he can't get hold of it properly and that's no problem for Abbiati
9' Muntari tries his luck from afar: it's way off target, much to the delight of the Nerazzurri fans
6' Guarin shoots from range but the flag is up for Milito's offside position
4' Nasty challenge by Muntari as he shows Sneijder the studs of both boots. Rizzoli gives him a talking to but keeps the cards in his pocket
3' Ibrahimovic sends a long ball looking for Robinho, Julio Cesar shows safe hands
1' Welcome to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza! We're almost set for the 2011/12 Serie A Week 37 clash between Inter and AC Milan. The Nerazzurri are out warming up at the moment and we'll be kicking off in about 45 minutes, at 20:45
1' The Nerazzurri take the kick-off and we're under way. FORZA INTER!!!
1' Before kick-off Moratti handed Cordoba a commemorative plaque in recognition of his service to the club. Ivan was hugged by his team-mates one by one
1' Cordoba is on the bench for what is his last game at the Meazza: the Colombian stalwart has announced he will be leaving at the end of the season after 13 fantastic years
1' Zanetti is appearing against AC Milan for the 38th consecutive match. Tonight he equals Bergomi's tally of 42 derbies
1' Stramaccioni welcomes back Zanetti, and the skipper is joined in a three-man midfield by Cambiasso and Guarin. Up front Milito will be supported by Alvarez and Sneijder
1' Julio Cesar takes his place between the sticks for the 300th time in a Nerazzurri shirt tonight. He'll be protected by veteran defensive duo Lucio and Samuel with Maicon and Nagatomo starting in the full-back berths
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48' Rizzoli blows for full time and Inter celebrate a fantastic derby victory: 4-2. Nerazzurri on 58 points. Juventus win the Scudetto
45' We'll have three minutes of stoppage time
42' WHAT A GOAL!!! Maicon brings the ball forward and unleashes an absolute belter: Amelia can only watch as it flies into the top corner. 4-2!
39' Inter's final change sees Sneijder make way for Cordoba. The Colombian is given a standing ovation
37' Incredible! 38-year-old Zanetti finds the energy to go on a barnstorming run, blazing through the Rossoneri defence and into the box: he wins a corner for his efforts
36' AC Milan want a penalty for a Cambiasso handball inside the box. Rizzoli says it hit his chest
34' GOOOOOOAAAAAL! Milito sends Amelia the wrong way and completes his hat-trick!!! 3-2 to Inter
33' Nesta handballs from Pazzini's header. Rizzoli points to the spot. Milito steps up...
32' Allegri is about to replace Robinho with Cassano when Muntari gets a cramp; the Ghanaian goes off instead
31' Van Bommel is booked for a high challenge on Obi
30' Alvarez looks to have picked up a knock. Stramaccioni replaces him with Pazzini
27' From the left wing Obi slides the ball back to Sneijder: the Dutchman's curling effort is caught by Amelia
25' Julio Cesar palms Abate's shot over the bar
23' Robinho chests down inside the box and snaps a half-volley over the bar
21' Abate chips the ball over to Muntari, who tries a volley from an impossible angle: it trickles wide
19' Sneijder swings in a corner, Amelia punches clear
18' Boateng's delivery is met by Yepes: off target
17' The Colombian gets to his feet again but Stramaccioni decides it's best to take him off. Obi comes on in his place
16' Guarin is on the ground: he lay down by himself and clearly isn't feeling well
16' Robinho drives into the box and shoots: Julio Cesar saves at the near post
10' Alvarez is the latest player to go into Rizzoli's book
7' Abate was booked for that foul on Milito
7' GOAL FOR INTER!!! Milito hammers home the penalty and we're all square again. Come on Inter!
7' Milito bursts into the box, Abate pulls him back: penalty to Inter
5' Nesta and Muntari bring Samuel down inside the box in unorthodox fashion but Rizzoli chooses to ignore Inter's penalty appeals
4' Out of nothing Sneijder strikes an incredible volley from the middle of the park: Abbiati just stops it sneaking under the bar
1' The second half begins with no substitutions made during the break
1' GOAL FOR AC MILAN: Ibrahimovic receives the ball on the edge of the box, turns and darts between Maicon and Lucio before slotting home
Julio Cesar
Average rating 8.21
11 shots on target 6
4 shots off target 7
10 fouls committed 17
10 corners 4
2 offsides 2
47% ball possession 53%
Stramaccioni's first showdown with Allegri

This is the first time Andrea Stramaccioni and Massimiliano Allegri have met in a competitive fixture.

Stramaccioni v AC Milan

Andrea Stramaccioni is taking part in a Milan derby for the first time as a professional coach.

Allegri against Inter

This is the 9th time Allegri has taken on Inter in competitive fixtures as a coach: The current Rossoneri boss has won 4, matchups. Since Allegri took over at AC Milan, there has been no derby draws: 3 wins for Allegri, 1 for the Nerazzurri.

No derby draws since 2004

The last time a competitive match between the two Milan sides finished all square was on 24 October 2004, when a goalless draw was played out at in a Serie A fixture at the Meazza (AC Milan "at home"). In the 17 competitive fixtures played since then, there have been 8 Nerazzurri wins and 9 for the Rossoneri.

Serie A 2011/12: Inter's record number of penalties against; AC Milan biggest 'penalty difference'

With the penalty awarded to Fiorentina on 22 April, Inter have had 10 penalties given against them in 35 matches this season. This not only means the Nerazzurri - and Cesena - have had the most penalties given against them in Serie A 2011/12, it also sets a new club record in a single Serie A season since the start of a unified top flight in Italy: the previous record of 9 penalties was established in 1985/86. AC Milan are one of three sides in Serie A 2011/12, along with Catania and Napoli, to have been awarded the most penalties: 9, all of which were converted. The Rossoneri are also one of two teams (the other is Napoli) to have conceded just a single spot kick. AC Milan and Napoli therefore share the record 'penalty difference' this term: +8.

Julio Cesar, 300 times with the Nerazzurri

If he plays today, Julio Cesar Soares Espindola will make his 300th appearance in a competitive fixture in Italy - all in Nerazzurri colours. His 299 appearances to date are divided as follows: 227 in Serie A, 10 in the Coppa Italia, 54 in European competition and 8 in other tournaments. Julio Cesar made his 'Italian' debut on 10 August 2005 in a Champions League qualifier: Shakthar Donetsk 0-2 Inter.

wins(37) draws(31) defeats(31)

starting lineups

Julio Cesar 1 Abbiati
Maicon 13 Van Bommel
Lucio 6 Ibrahimovic
Samuel 25 Nesta
Nagatomo 55 Muntari
Zanetti 4 Abate
Cambiasso 19 Nocerino
Guarin 14 Bonera
Alvarez 11 Boateng
Sneijder 10 Robinho
Milito 22 Yepes


Castellazzi 12 Amelia
Cordoba 2 Mexes
Pazzini 7 Gattuso
Palombo 17 Aquilani
Obi 20 Lopez
Ranocchia 23 De Sciglio
Zarate 28 Cassano