Final score

15 January 2013 21:00

15' (2nd ET) Ranocchia
32' (2nd half) Palacio
34' Guarin
39' (2nd half) Gabbiadini
36' (2nd half) Diamanti
referee Luca Banti / linesmen Dobosz, Costanzo / 4th man Guida
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Minutes Text commentary
46' There's the half-time whistle. Inter lead 1-0 at the break thanks to Guarin's venomous drive on 34 minutes
45' One minute of added time is signalled
44' Handanovic is called into action again as Diamanti unleashes a left-footer from range. The keeper parries before Ranocchia puts it behind for a corner
43' Cassano looks to put Guarin through on goal but overhits it slightly, Agliardi rushes off his line and smothers
41' Motta's cross from the right is met in the air by Gilardino and Handanovic is forced to make a great reflex save
37' Guarin plays Pereira in on goal but the flag is up
34' GOAL FOR INTER!!! Cassano feeds Guarin on the edge of the box, the Colombian first dummies then unleashes a fierce drive into the corner
32' Inter go close! Benassi picks out Cassano with a great ball, the Nerazzurri frontman controls and attempts a cheeky chip: Agliardi saves
27' Bologna's first chance of note. Pasquato collects Diamanti's ball and shoots from inside the box. Handanovic is well placed and makes the block
22' Guarin lobs a ball over the top for Cassano, the forward makes his way into the right side of the area and slides a low ball into the six-yard box. Rocchi is too far away and it runs out for a goal kick
20' Diamanti fizzes an effort wide of Handanovic's right-hand upright from 20 yards out
16' Cassano curls the resulting free kick in towards the far post, Silvestre gets on the end of it but can only nod wide of the near post
15' Guarente is the first player to go into the ref's book for a handball outside the box
13' Now it's Pasquato's turn, from the edge of the box. Miles over
10' Bologna seem happy to keeping firing in hopeful efforts from range. Perez's 30-yarder finishes well wide
9' Cassano gets away from Antonsson and enters the box, wins a rebound and attempts a shot which he scuffs wide
8' Down the other end Guarente decides to unleash a speculative effort. It misses the target
5' Guarin has a sight on goal and lets fly from way out: Agliardi is alert to it
4' Bologna start edging their way towards Handanovic's goal: Motta gets a header on target which the Slovene shotstopper saves
1' Welcome to the Stadio Meazza, where we're all set for tonight's Coppa Italia quarter-final between Inter and Bologna
1' Inter get the game under way. FORZA NERAZZURRI!!!
1' The players line up before kick-off wearing T-shirts in memory of Arpad Weisz and against racism
1' In midfield Jonathan and Pereira will be running the flanks, Benassi starts again alongside Zanetti and Guarin. Cassano partners Rocchi
1' Protecting Handanovic's goal this evening we have Silvestre, Ranocchia and Juan Jesus
Minutes Text commentary
49' Inter 2-2 Bologna after 90 minutes. We're going to have extra time
49' Pazienza shoots wide from the edge of the box following a corner and that will be the last action of normal time
47' Inter break forward and Agliardi is forced to tip Palacio's cross-shot over the bar
47' Gabbiadini tries to bend one in at the near post: Handanovic pulls off a super save to turn it behind for a corner
45' 4 minutes of stoppage time
45' Silvestre's header from a corner is met by Ranocchia with an overhead kick: wide
43' Stramaccioni makes a change: Mudingayi comes on for Jonathan
42' Morleo centres from the left for Kone, who sends a low drive wide of the post
41' Ranocchia has a goal disallowed for offside. Very close call that one
39' GOAL FOR BOLOGNA: Gabbiadini meets a cross from the right at the far post and stabs past Handanovic for the equaliser
37' Bologna hit the woodwork! Ranocchia touches Morleo's cross with his head and the ball comes back off the inside of the post before Handanovic is able to clasp it thankfully
36' GOAL FOR BOLOGNA: Diamanti replies to Palacio with a beauty of his own, curling a free kick in off the bar leaving Handanovic with no chance
35' Pereira is booked for a foul on Diamanti
32' Fantastic strike by Palacio! El Trenza latches onto a long ball, beats his man and fires clinically into the top corner from 25 yards. 2-0!
28' Inter threaten again on the counter. Cassano finds Guarin, who in turn lays off for Palacio: the Argentine striker sees his shot saved by Agliardi
25' Inter still on the attack. Cassano receives Palacio's pass and tries to curl it past Agliardi with the outside of his boot: a yard wide
25' Bologna substitution: Kone replaces Antonsson
24' From the corner, Pereira has the ball at his feet again outside the box but fires over
23' Another chance for Inter: Cassano plays in Pereira behind the defence, the Uruguayan looks to cross but Agliardi is off his line to block
21' Cambiasso knocks a ball forward looking for Palacio: it's too heavy and Agliardi collects
19' Pereira shoots wide from outside the box
18' Jonathan curls a ball into the box from the right, Portanova gets a touch on it then Cassano is unable to bring the ball under control and the chance is gone
16' Pazienza's 20-yarder sails over
15' Stramaccioni sends Palacio on in place of Rocchi
15' Bologna remind Inter they're still in this game as Diamanti flashes an effort wide of goal
12' Ranocchia is struggling with a foot injury following an accidental stamp by Diamanti
10' Bologna make another change: Gabbiadini comes on for Pasquato
7' Jonathan skips away down the right and centres for Rocchi, the striker tries an ambitious first-time effort on the turn but lifts it high over the bar
6' Cassano picks out Pereira who attempts a weak shot from inside the box
5' Diamanti whips in a free kick from the right: Handanovic dives out and punches clear at full stretch
1' Half-time substitution for Inter: Cambiasso takes over from Benassi
1' The second period is under way at the Meazza
1' Bologna replace Guarente with Pazienza
Minutes Text commentary
15' The first half of extra time comes to an end. Still 2-2 here at the Meazza
10' Mudingayi catches Perez with an outstretched leg and is booked
8' Pereira drills in a powerful cross, Agliardi punches clear
6' Ranocchia is cautioned for a clumsy challenge on Diamanti
3' Guarin does brilliantly to worm his way between two Bologna players before Gabbiadini brings him down. That's a yellow for the striker
3' Cassano swings in the free kick, Cambiasso heads over
1' The first half of extra time kicks off
1' And within 15 seconds Inter have a chance: Cambiasso sends his attempt wide from the edge of the box
Minutes Text commentary
15' GOOOOAAAL FOR INTER!!! Ranocchia gets on the end of Guarin's corner and heads into the back of the net. Inter lead with a minute to go!
15' The game ends Inter 3-2 Bologna after 120 minutes. The Nerazzurri go through to the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia
13' Chance for Bologna: Gabbiadini collects a pass from Diamanti and shoots at goal. Handanovic turns it behind for a corner
11' Palacio sends a cross into the box, Sorensen deals with it
10' Gabbiadini gets on the end of a cross and nods goalwards. Handanovic scoops it up on the line
6' Booking for Motta following a foul on Pereira
5' Zanetti goes it alone bursting past three defenders before his shot is saved by Agliardi, then his follow-up hits the outside of the post
4' Diamanti tries his luck with a curler that goes wide
1' The action has started up again as we go into the last 15 minutes of extra time
Average rating 6.67
7 shots on target 9
9 shots off target 11
10 fouls committed 21
9 corners 12
5 offsides 3
46% ball possession 54%
wins(7) draws(1) defeats(1)

starting lineups

Handanovic 1 Agliardi
Silvestre 6 Sorensen
Ranocchia 23 Portanova
Jesus 40 Antonsson
Jonathan 42 Motta
Zanetti 4 Perez
Benassi 24 Guarente
Pereira 31 Morleo
Guarin 14 Pasquato
Cassano 99 Diamanti
Rocchi 18 Gilardino


Belec 27 Curci
Di Gennaro 77 Stojanovic
Palacio 8 Krhin
Mudingayi 16 Pulzetti
Mariga 17 Gabbiadini
Cambiasso 19 Abero
Gargano 21 Cherubin
Chivu 26 Paponi
Mbaye 33 Riverola
Duncan 41 Pazienza
Bessa 82 Kone
Livaja 88 De Carvalho