Final score

6 November 2014 19:00

5' (2nd half) Bayal Sall
1 - 1
33' Dodò
referee Slavko Vincic / linesmen J.Praprotnik, T.Klancnik / 4th man A.Kovacic / assistants B.Mertik, D.Drecnik
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Minutes Text commentary
45' Slavko Vincic blows his whistle to bring the first half to a close. Dodo's strike on 33 minutes separates the sides.
42' Hamouma wins a corner, which Carrizo claims easily.
38' Dodo plays in a great cross. Mbaye meets it with a header which Ruffier punches away, but the ref had already penalised Mbaye for a foul.
37' Theophile-Catherine whips in a cross, but Carrizo plucks the ball out of the air before Erdinc can get his head on it.
36' Bayal Sall concedes a corner from Palacio. Vidic heads the resulting cross over the bar.
33' INTER TAKE THE LEAD! Great play from the Nerazzurri. Mbaye crosses in, Palacio forces a save from Ruffier and Dodo sticks away the rebound!
27' The French outfit are pushing forward. Erdinc's header is deflected wide.
25' Some good play from Saint-Etienne ends with a smart shot from Hamouma - Carrizo gets down well to save.
20' Lemoine tries to burst into the area, but Inter stand firm. Shortly afterwards, Gradel latches on to a long ball but Carrizo makes the stop.
16' Ruffier again keeps the scores level, this time saving Kuzmanovic's long-range effort.
14' Dodo's free-kick is met by a towering Mbaye header. Ruffier is there to make a timely stop on the line.
13' Dodo on the attack. The ball is blocked, but the Nerazzurri are appealing for a handball. The ref waves play on.
12' Palacio lobs Ruffier, but Bayal Sall is there to clear. The Argentine wins a free-kick.
12' Vincic blows up for a back-pass between Sall and Ruffier.
10' Dodo has a shot, but it's blocked by Ruffier.
8' Kuzmanovic with a right-footed shot from the edge of the area! The ball whistles past Ruffier's post.
6' What a chance for Inter!! Dodo plays Bonazzoli through, who crosses for Kuzmanovic. The resulting shot goes just wide.
5' Gradel whips the cross in, but the Nerazzurri defence clears.
4' Vidic makes the sliding tackle, but Lemoine earns his team a corner.
2' Kovacic crosses in the corner. Andreolli gets his head to it, but the ball sails over Ruffier's bar.
1' Everything is set here at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard for Matchday 4 of the UEFA Europa League, which sees Saint-Etienne host Inter.
1' Kuzmanovic is fouled and Inter are awarded a free-kick. Kovacic's effort goes out for a corner.
1' Saint-Etienne get us underway!
1' Slovenian referee Slavko Vincic will officiate the match. Tonight is his ninth European assignment.
1' The young Federico Bonazzoli gets his first start for the club, alongside Rodrigo Palacio. Osvaldo returns to the bench.
1' Guarin starts on the bench. Mbaye and Dodo will line up on the wings, whilst Kuzmanovic, Medel and Kovacic complete the midfield three.
1' Inter captain Ranocchia is rested this evening, so Andreolli lines up alongside Vidic and Juan Jesus.
1' Walter Mazzarri makes some changes tonight to account for the strain of competing on two fronts. Carrizo starts in goal.
Minutes Text commentary
48' Inter's next Europa League outing is against Dnipro, on Thursday 27 November at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
48' The Nerazzurri are in control of Group F with eight points. Saint-Etienne, Dnipro and Qarabag are all level on four.
48' The final whistle blows! It ends Saint-Etienne 1-1 Inter, with goals from Dodo (33) and Bayal Sall (50).
47' Osvaldo tries a shot from the edge of the area, but the Saint-Etienne defence stand firm to block.
45' There will be three minutes' added time.
45' Lemoine's shot is not troubling Carrizo.
40' Carrizo keeps the scores level with a great save from Van Wolfswinkel.
38' Inter make their final change. Mazzarri brings off Kuzmanovic to give 18-year-old Andrea Palazzi his debut in the Nerazzurri colours.
30' Gradel looks for goal with a long-range effort, but Carrizo is there to get down and make the save.
29' Osvaldo makes his return from injury, taking the place of Mateo Kovacic.
28' The French team cause confusion in the Nerazzurri box - Carrizo has to come out to save.
23' Saint-Etienne make a second change. Hamouma jogs off with Van Wolfswinkel taking his place.
21' Federico Bonazzoli's fine debut comes to an end. He's replaced by Joel Obi.
19' Hamouma's shot is deflected behind by Palacio. The corner leads to a back-heel from Theophile-Catherine, which Carrizo saves.
16' Gradel tries another shot, but Juan Jesus blocks.
15' Andreolli brings down Tabanou to give away a free-kick. Gradel takes it - Juan Jesus and Medel get the ball away.
11' First change for the hosts: Erdinc makes way for Diomande.
8' Very poor foul from Tabanou on Mbaye. The Saint-Etienne man gets a booking for his troubles.
5' Saint-Etienne draw level. From a corner, Bayal Sall pounces on the loose ball to beat Carrizo and make it 1-1.
4' Tabanou crosses the ball in, but Vidic clears. Gradel shoots and it deflects behind for a corner.
1' We're back underway here at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard!
Average rating 5.36
5 shots on target 5
3 shots off target 4
12 fouls committed 10
12 corners 7
4 offsides 4
46% ball possession 54%
wins(0) draws(1) defeats(0)

starting lineups

Ruffier 16 30 Carrizo
Perrin 24 6 Andreolli
Bayal Sall 26 15 Vidic
Pogba 19 5 Jesus
Theophile-Catherine 2 25 Mbaye
Lemoine 18 17 Kuzmanovic
Clement 6 18 Medel
Tabanou 27 10 Kovacic
Hamouma 21 22 Dodò
Erdinc 9 8 Palacio
Gradel 7 97 Bonazzoli


Moulin 30 1 Handanovic
Mollo 11 7 Osvaldo
Van Wolfswinkel 13 9 Icardi
Brison 20 20 Obi
Monnet-Paquet 22 23 Ranocchia
Baysse 23 54 Donkor
Diomande 28 96 Palazzi