Final score

8 March 2015 20:45

18' (2nd half) Higuain
6' (2nd half) Hamsik
2 - 2
42' (2nd half) Icardi (P)
27' (2nd half) Palacio
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi / Linesmen: Costanzo, Meli / Fourth official: Petrella / Assistants: Gervasoni, Cervellera
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46' Half time at the San Paolo: Napoli 0-0 Inter
45' There will be one minute of added time
45' Andujar comfortably claims Guarin's deflected cross
43' Ranocchia times his challenge perfectly to dispossess Mertens
42' Shaqiri wanders inside from the right flank and unleashes a low left foot shot. Andujar grabs the ball at the second attempt
39' Handanovic repels Higuain's brutal drive
37' Brozovic floors Mertens in the centre circle and picks up a booking
36' Inler breaks up the play as Guarin and Shaqiri look to link up
32' Another Napoli break: Mertens squares it to Higuain who volleys over with the goal at his mercy
31' Henrique intervenes as Palacio tries to dummy Santon's cross for Icardi
30' Hamsik's left-footed shot goes over the bar
28' Palacio latches onto Palacio's through ball but the referee stops play for a foul by the Argentine on Koulibaly
23' Palacio sets it back to Brozovic whose curling effort flies just over the crossbar
22' Handanovic is out smartly to get to the ball ahead of Callejon
21' Higuain receives the ball on the counter and goes for the chip. Handanovic stands tall to make the save
20' Guarin drives forward and splits the Napoli defence in two before winning a free-kick
17' Koulibaly clears from Santon's cross
16' Mertens goes down in the area and Mr. Rocchi cautions him for simulation
14' Handanovic puts the ball out for a corner from a Hamsik shot
13' Higuain looks a touch offside as he breaks forward and fizzes an effort wide of the far post
13' Koulibaly cuts out Shaqiri's pass destined for Palacio
9' Guarin tries to catch Andujar out from inside his own half. Just over
7' Higuain curls a vicious effort but Handanovic makes a terrific stop
6' Palacio is played through by Medel. Andujar dashes off his line to dive at the striker's feet
5' Strinic crosses from the left, Mertens rises. Off-target
1' The referee is quick to caution Juan Jesus following contact with Higuain
1' Mr. Rocchi gets Napoli v Inter under way in Week 26 of Serie A at the San Paolo
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48' It's all over at the San Paolo. Inter come back with goals from Palacio and Icardi to level
45' There will be three minutes of added time
44' Guarin is cautioned for a foul on Higuain
43' Benitez puts Mesto on for Callejon
42' Icardi leaves Andujar on his backside as he lifts a chip into the roof of the net. 2-2!
41' Henrique hauls Palacio down in the area. Penalty to Inter and the Brazilian is shown his marching orders for a second yellow
39' Mancini goes all out for it, throwing Puscas on for Juan Jesus
35' Andujar gets down to save Hernanes' long-range free-kick
35' Second change for Napoli: Hamsik is on for Gabbiadini
28' Mertens is withdrawn for De Guzman in the hosts' first change
27' GOAL FOR INTER! Palacio steers the ball home through the crowd after Shaqiri's effort is saved by Andujar. Inter back in it
24' Santon feeds Icardi whose shot whistles wide
23' Koulibaly nearly screws Santon's cross into his own net
19' Mancini's first change sees Hernanes come on for Brozovic
18' Higuain increases Napoli's lead with a curling effort in off the far post. Handanovic left with no chance
15' Handanovic fists away Hamsik's drive from 20 yards
12' D'Ambrosio produces a majestic leap but sends the ball over the bar
8' Nerazzurri nearly level: Shaqiri curls a ball into Icardi at the back stick but his header drifts just wide
6' Henrique picks out Hamsik who nods the ball into the far corner past Handanovic and to Napoli the lead
4' Henrique is shown a yellow card for handball
3' Juan Jesus intercepts Higuain's cross to Hamsik
1' No changes for the second period
Average rating 6
7 shots on target 5
8 shots off target 5
14 fouls committed 19
5 corners 5
6 offsides 2
37% ball possession 63%
wins(19) draws(22) defeats(38)

starting lineups

Andujar 45 1 Handanovic
Henrique 4 21 Santon
Albiol 33 23 Ranocchia
Koulibaly 26 5 Jesus
Strinic 3 33 D'Ambrosio
Inler 88 13 Guarin
Lopez 19 18 Medel
Callejon 7 77 Brozovic
Hamsik 17 91 Shaqiri
Mertens 14 8 Palacio
Higuain 9 9 Icardi


Rafael 1 30 Carrizo
Colombo 15 6 Andreolli
Britos 5 10 Kovacic
De Guzman 6 11 Podolski
Jorginho 8 14 Campagnaro
Mesto 16 15 Vidic
Zuniga 18 17 Kuzmanovic
Gabbiadini 23 20 Obi
Ghoulam 31 22 Dodò
Zapata 91 26 Felipe
28 Puscas
88 Hernanes