Final score

19 April 2014 15:00

0 - 2
44' (2nd half) Guarin
3' (2nd half) Rolando
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi / Linesmen: Passeri, Preti / Fourth official: Petrella / Assistants: Massa, Gervasoni
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46' It's half time here at the Stadio Tardini. Plenty of chances but the deadlock remains: Parma 0-0 Inter
46' Lucarelli is caught napping, Icardi is alone in front of Mirante but it's difficult to control and he knocks it over
45' Inter almost take the lead down the other end: Cambiasso's well-struck effort is somehow kept out by Mirante
44' Handanovic comes up trumps again! He dives to his right and turns Cassano's spot kick onto the post: super Samir!
43' Parma have a penalty following Samuel's foul on Parolo
42' Rolando does well to close down Biabiany
41' D'Ambrosio is set free down the right, he jigs past a challenge and cuts inside before shooting: it takes a deflection, corner to Inter
33' The ball pings around the edge of the Parma area before falling for Cambiasso, who coordinates himself superbly to shoot: Mirante saves
32' Hernanes strikes it low, Mirante shows safe hands
31' Icardi latches onto a loose ball and drives towards goal, Gargano brings him down and Inter have a free kick just outside the box
29' Lovely ball from Cambiasso to pick out Palacio's run, the striker enters the box and lets fly with a fierce drive, Mirante tips it over
27' Close for Inter! Icardi rises to meet Hernanes' corner at the near post with a powerful header but it hits the side netting
27' Excellent layoff by Icardi for Palacio, who then plays in D'Ambrosio: his cross is blocked and Inter have a corner
23' Kovacic tries to slip Palacio through with a smart ball from midfield, Marchionni beats him to it and the move breaks down
22' Walter Samuel is back up again and ready to return to the action
21' Hernanes takes the free kick, Samuel gets his head to it then falls awkwardly as Mirante saves his effort
20' Paletta is cautioned for a foul on Nagatomo
17' Biabiany sprints away at pace before Rolando makes up the ground and wins back the ball
16' Hernanes puts in a decent delivery but there's no black and blue shirt on the end of it
14' Gargano's left-footer is easy pickings for Handanovic
13' Palladino beats Campagnaro and whips in a cross to the near post, Cassano brings it down and shoots but it's wide
9' Incredible reflex stop from Handanovic! Cassano's close-range header from a corner is scooped up over the bar by the Slovene
5' Samuel goes into the book for a foul on Cassano. He'll now miss next week's clash with Napoli through suspension
4' Decent break by Inter, D'Ambrosio skips past Molinaro with a neat first touch but can't get back on the ball. Goal kick
2' Inter get forward early on with Mirante forced to race out of his box and head the ball, Palacio tries to lob him but can't get it on target
1' Welcome to the Stadio Ennio Tardini, where we're almost set for this Serie A Week 34 clash between Parma and Inter
1' The home side take the kick-off and we're under way. Forza Inter!
1' Elsewhere, it's the same team that beat Samp 4-0 last week. D'Ambrosio, Hernanes, Cambiasso, Kovacic and Nagatomo; Icardi and Palacio
1' With Ranocchia suspended, Campagnaro slots into the back three alongside Samuel and Rolando in front of Handanovic
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49' It's all over, Inter have beaten Parma 2-0 at the Tardini! Three massive points for the Nerazzurri
46' Good ball from Botta for Nagatomo, whose cross is claimed by Mirante
45' We'll have four minutes of stoppage time
44' GOAL FOR INTER! Guarin scores a belter barely a minute after coming on, lashing home from all of 25 yards! 2-0 to Inter!
42' Final substitution for Inter: Guarin takes over from Hernanes in midfield
40' Hernanes is booked for simulation
39' Hernanes spots Zanetti's run on the right, the skipper slides it into the box looking for Palacio but can't pick him out
37' Botta gets straight into the thick of the action, harrying the man on the ball, and almost enables Inter hit on the counter
36' Another change for Mazzarri: Botta is on for Icardi
34' Rolando is shown a yellow card for obstructing Cassano's free kick. He'll also miss next Saturday's meeting with ex-club Napoli
33' Marchionni takes a dive in the box under pressure from Cambiasso
32' Brilliant move from Inter: Zanetti to Cambiasso, who then sends it up to Icardi. He knocks it down for Palacio but he's marginally offside
30' Kovacic does a great defensive job to track back and cut out Cassano's cross, allowing Inter to win possession again
29' That's a wonderful ball from Cambiasso for Nagatomo, but the wing-back is unable to bring it under control
28' Donadoni is forced to replace substitute Schellotto, who is injured: Amauri comes on in his place
24' Hernanes is away on the counter, Lucarelli clearly obstructs him but the referee waves play on
23' Hernanes takes the free kick but doesn't get enough on it to trouble Mirante
22' Superb move by Hernanes and Palacio, playing backheels on break. The Brazilian is brought down and Inter have a free kick
19' Parma may be a man light but they're making a game of this. Samuel does well to cut out a cross for Biabiany
18' Another switch for Parma: Schelotto replaces Molinaro
14' Substitution for Inter: captain Zanetti is on for D'Ambrosio
11' Cassano whips in the corner, Lucarelli meets it in the air and rattles the crossbar! Close shave for Inter
11' Icardi receives the ball and spots Hernanes, the Brazilian chests down brilliantly for Nagatomo but he can only win a corner
10' Molinaro sends in a low, dangerous delivery: Nagatomo lifts it over the bar
9' Handanovic punches clear, Parolo collects but sends it wide
7' Hernanes goes straight for goal and hits the outside of the post
6' Kovacic and Nagatomo link up well before Mateo is fouled on the return pass. Free kick to Inter
5' Donadoni looks to shuffle his cards as Palladino comes off. Felipe is on
3' GOAL FOR INTER! Hernanes whips in the free kick, Rolando is totally unmarked at the far post and heads past Mirante. 1-0 to Inter!
1' No changes made by either coach, we're off again. Forza Inter!!!
1' Lucarelli follows him into the book for protesting
1' Palacio is heading towards goal when Paletta chops him down. That's a second yellow and Parma are reduced to 10 men
Average rating 6.8
3 shots on target 6
9 shots off target 9
14 fouls committed 15
6 corners 5
4 offsides 1
47% ball possession 53%
wins(7) draws(6) defeats(14)

PARMA - Inter leave the Stadio Tardini with all three points today for the first time since 2008. Rolando nodded home shortly after the interval to put the Nerazzurri in front then Guarin came off the bench to smash home a second late on. Handanovic again turned in a superb performance, denying Cassano from the spot in the first half.

Mazzarri made an enforced change as Campagnaro came in for the suspended Ranocchia but otherwise stuck with the same starting line-up that beat Sampdoria 4-0 last weekend.

Parma started aggressively with the home crowd behind them and Cassano determined to make his mark. The former Nerazzurri man was offered the chance just nine minutes into the match; unfortunately for him Handanovic took up from where he left off at the Stadio Ferraris, stopping everything that came his way, and the Slovene showed superb reflexes to tip Fantantonio's powerful header over from a corner.

Donadoni's side were playing well with Cassano at the heart of their most dangerous moves, but it was Inter who went closest next when a decent chance fell to Icardi around the half-hour mark. The striker rose well to meet Hernanes' corner but flicked his header a fraction wide of the near post.

Hernanes threatened with a free kick before Mirante pulled off a brilliant stop to thwart Cambiasso, but then in the 43rd minute Parma were awarded a penalty after Samuel trod on Parolo's foot. Handanovic stood up to Cassano as he dived low and turned the striker's spot kick onto the post, and was subsequently jumped on by his joyous team-mates.

Cambiasso almost scored down the other end straight away with a well-struck left-footer, but Mirante managed to save it with his calf. The first period thus ended goalless.

The second half began with Paletta collecting his second yellow of the game after bringing down Palacio, which meant the hosts were reduced to 10 men. From the resulting free kick Inter broke the deadlock, Rolando left unmarked at the far post to head in Hernanes' cross.

Handanovic was still reading from the same script as he denied Cassano once more with his fist, then Lucarelli shook the bar with a bullet header in the 55th minute.

Guarin wrapped up the points on 89 minutes with his first touch after coming on for Hernanes, lashing low across Mirante from 25 yards out.

Parma 0-2 Inter (HT 0-0)
Scorers: Rolando 48, Guarin 89.

Parma: 83 Mirante; 2 Cassani, 6 Lucarelli, 29 Paletta, 3 Molinaro (Schelotto 63, Amauri 73); 5 Gargano, 32 Marchionni, 16 Parolo; 7 Biabiany, 17 Palladino (Felipe 50), 99 Cassano.
Subs not used: 1 Pavarini, 91 Bajza, 18 Gobbi, 35 Rossini, 20 Obi, 24 Munari, 30 Acquah, 9 Cerri, 26 Mauri.
Coach: Roberto Donadoni.

Inter: 1‎ Handanovic; 14 Campagnaro, 25 Samuel, 35 Rolando; 33 D'Ambrosio (Zanetti 59), 88 Hernanes (Guarin 88), 19 Cambiasso, 10 Kovacic, 55 Nagatomo; 8 Palacio, 9 Icardi (Botta 81).
Subs not used: 12 Castellazzi, 30 Carrizo, 6 Andreolli, 17 Kuzmanovic, 21 Taider, 22 Milito.
Coach: Walter Mazzarri.

Referee: Rocchi.
Booked: Samuel 6, Paletta 20, 46, Lucarelli 47, Rolando 79, Hernanes 80.
Sent off: Paletta 46.
Added time: 1+4 minutes.

starting lineups

Mirante 83 1 Handanovic
Cassani 2 14 Campagnaro
Lucarelli 6 25 Samuel
Paletta 29 35 Rolando
Molinaro 3 33 D'Ambrosio
Gargano 5 88 Hernanes
Marchionni 32 19 Cambiasso
Parolo 16 10 Kovacic
Biabiany 7 55 Nagatomo
Palladino 17 8 Palacio
Cassano 99 9 Icardi


Pavarini 1 12 Castellazzi
Bajza 91 30 Carrizo
Gobbi 18 4 Zanetti
Felipe 19 6 Andreolli
Rossini 35 13 Guarin
Obi 20 17 Kuzmanovic
Munari 24 21 Taïder
Acquah 30 20 Botta
Cerri 9 22 Milito
Amauri 11
Schelotto 23
Mauri 26