Final score

11 November 2012 20:45

22' (2nd half) Denis (P)
15' (2nd half) Denis
9' Bonaventura
3 - 2
39' (2nd half) Palacio
11' (2nd half) Guarin
Referee: Antonio Damato / Linesmen: Di Liberatore, Cariolato / Fourth official: Giachero / Assistants: Russo, Pinzani
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Minute Text commentary
45' The first period comes to a close with no added time: Atalanta 1-0 Inter
43' Milito and Palacio link up inside the box but the ball ends up in Consigli's arms
42' Cigarini rifles a shot inches wide from outside the box
40' Cassano dinks a brilliant ball into the box for Palacio, whose firm header is parried by Consigli again
37' From the right Guarin picks out Cassano but the striker doesn't get a hold of it properly and fires over
35' Cambisso has two shots in quick succession from inside the box, Consigli gathers
34' Schelotto drills in a low centre and finds Denis all alone in the middle of the box. Fortunately for Inter he lifts his finish over the bar
29' Maxi Moralez sends over a cross, Juan heads clear
28' Carmona is booked for a foul on Cassano
27' From the left wing, Bonaventura plays a ball in for Denis, Cambiasso beats the striker to it but the ball ricochets off Juan Jesus before rolling just wide of Handanovic's left-hand post
25' Another chance for Guarin, who puts his opponent on the floor with a drop of the shoulder before curling his shot a few yards wide of Consigli's goal
24' Inter edging back into this now. Guarin collects a pass from Cassano and cracks an effort over
21' Good chance for Inter. Silvestre meets a corner and nods to Palacio, who powers a header goalwards: Consigli denies him with a great reflex save
19' Schelotto tries his luck from outside the box: it's well off target
18' Cigarini has a go from range but shoots high
16' Raimondi fails to deal with Cambiasso's ball and Cassano is almost in on goal, Consigli sprints off his line to dive at the striker's feet
13' The hosts are applying a lot of pressure at the moment. Cigarini hits a long ball for Denis to run onto, Handanovic rushes out and hoofs clear
11' Another chance for Atalanta as Schelotto picks out Denis: Handanovic is well placed to block his volley
9' GOAL FOR ATALANTA. Peluso floats a cross over from the left, Bonaventura leaps and nods downwards past Handanovic
9' Palacio finds Cassano, Consigli saves the Italian's effort
4' Guarin rampages down the right flank and whips a low ball into the six-yard box, Stendardo clears
3' Inter have begun brightly here. Palacio and Cassano launch a counter-attack, Cassano tries to thread the ball through for the Argentine but misreads his team-mate's run and the move breaks up
1' Welcome to the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia for our live match commentary of this evening's 2012/13 Serie A Week 12 clash between Atalanta and Inter
1' Atalanta get the game started. FORZA INTER!!!
1' Palacio, Milito and Cassano play together up front
1' Cambiasso passed a late fitness test and Stramaccioni plays him in a three-man midfield with four at the back
Minute Text commentary
50' Inter remain in second on 27 points
50' The ref blows the final whistle and the match ends Atalanta 3-2 Inter
49' Guarin's shot is deflected behind for a corner
48' Parra is sent off for pushing Guarin to the ground as Atalanta were on the break
45' The referee has awarded four minutes of stoppage time
44' Inter work the ball around well until Palacio finds space for a cross: it clears the six-yard box and goes out of play
41' Palacio's delivery is too heavy and it runs behind for a goal kick
39' GOAL FOR INTER! Gargano finds Palacio in space on the left of the box and the Argentine blasts past Consigli
39' Atalanta make another change: Carmona is replaced by Cazzola
37' Schelotto whips a ball in for Parra, who clips his effort goalwards. Handanovic gets his huge frame down in an instant to scoop the shot out for a corner
34' Final change for Inter as Livaja comes on for Zanetti
33' Substitution for Atalanta: Denis makes way for Parra
31' Alvarez works his way out to the left before hitting a cross-shot well over
28' Atalanta make a change with Biondini taking over from Cigarini
28' Stramaccioni makes a double substitution: Alvarez comes on for Cambiasso, Pereira replaces Cassano
27' Carmona's long-range effort is deflected wide for a corner
22' GOAL FOR ATALANTA. Denis sends Handanovic the wrong way from the spot
21' Penalty for Atalanta. Silvestre clearly wins the ball but Maxi Moralez flops to the ground
20' Raimondi's cross from the right is met in the air by Denis, who flicks his header beyond the far post
15' GOAL FOR ATALANTA. Maxi Moralez centres low and Denis turns past Handanovic from close range
13' Palacio's cross from the right drifts over the bar
11' GOAL FOR INTER! Guarin takes the free kick and spanks an absolute piledriver that Consigli is powerless to stop
10' Guarin is tripped by Peluso as he looks to collect a return pass. The defender is booked
8' Gargano is shown a yellow card for fouling Maxi Moralez
7' Cassano takes it but can't keep his curler down. It sails over the bar
7' Cigarini fouls Guarin just outside the box. Free kick to Inter
3' Guarin shakes off an opponent and cuts inside onto his left before fizzing in a low drive that Consigli touches round the post
1' The second half begins with the Nerazzurri getting us going again
Average rating 5.22
5 shots on target 5
9 shots off target 5
18 fouls committed 10
5 corners 6
5 offsides 1
41% ball possession 59%
Inter's 15-game scoring streak in Bergamo

Inter have scored at least once in each of their last 15 games way to Atalanta, registering 22 goals overall. The last time they failed to hit the net in Bergamo was on 19 January 1992, a 1-0 win for Atalanta in Serie A.

Inter seeking 11th straight win, in all matches and away from home

Inter have won their last ten competitive fixtures, in Serie A against ChievoVerona (0-2 away), Fiorentina (2-1 at home), AC Milan (0-1 away), Catania (2-0 at home), Bologna (1-3 away), Sampdoria (3-2 at home) and Juventus (1-3 away), and in the Europa League against Neftçi (1-3 away) and Partizan Belgrade (1-0 at home, 1-3 away). The last time the Nerazzurri failed to win was on 23 September, a 0-2 home defeat to Siena in Serie A. Stramaccioni's side have also claimed victory in their last ten away matches: against Hajduk Split and Vaslui (0-3 and 0-2 respectively in the Europa League), Pescara, Torino and Chievo Verona (0-3, 0-2 and 0-2 in Serie A), Neftchi Baku (1-3 in the Europa League), AC Milan, Bologna and Juventus (0-1, 1-3 and 1-3 in Serie A) and most recently Partizan Belgrade (1-3 in the Europa League). The last time the Nerazzurri didn't win on the road was in the 3-1 defeat to Lazio on 13 May (Serie A). So far Inter have won all 11 away matches in 2012/13.

Colantuono yet to beat Inter

Stefano Colantuono has faced Inter five times in competitive fixtures and is yet to win: four draws (three at home) and one defeat to the Nerazzurri in Milan.

Inter lead, Atalanta second in form table since international break

Sunday evening's meeting of the two Nerazzurri teams is a match-up between Serie A's two most in-form sides. Since the international break in October, Inter have won all four league fixtures clocking up 12 points; Atalanta are joint second (with Fiorentina) in the form table: 10 points accumulated thanks to three wins and a draw.

wins(23) draws(23) defeats(16)

starting lineups

Consigli 1 Handanovic
Raimondi 4 Zanetti
Stendardo 6 Silvestre
Manfredini 40 Jesus
Peluso 55 Nagatomo
Schelotto 14 Guarin
Cigarini 19 Cambiasso
Carmona 21 Gargano
Bonaventura 8 Palacio
Moralez 22 Milito
Denis 99 Cassano


Polito 12 Castellazzi
Frezzolini 27 Belec
Lucchini 11 Alvarez
Troisi 24 Benassi
Matheu 31 Pereira
Brivio 33 Mbaye
Ferri 41 Duncan
Cazzola 42 Jonathan
Biondini 52 Romanò
Marilungo 88 Livaja
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