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24 September 2017 15:00

43' (2nd half) D'Ambrosio
1 - 0
Referee: Marco Guida / Linesmen: Ciro Carbone, Fabiano Preti / Fourth official: Ivano Pezzuto / Assistants: Michael Fabbri, Luigi Pillitteri
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45' No added time at the end of the first half here at the Meazza and it's still goalless between Inter vs. Genoa
45' Brozovic hits the woodwork!!! Inter go extremely close to breaking the deadlock through the Nerazzurri No. 77, whose accurate strike is only kept out by the post
43' Handanovic pulls off an acrobatic flying save to keep out a long-range strike from Taraabt
41' Dalbert shoots from just outside the area, although his shot is too weak to trouble Perin
40' Biraschi skips past his opponent and delivers a fantastic cross for Pellegri, whose subsequent header just flies wide of the post
38' Guida blows for a foul after Zukanovic brings down Perisic
33' Zukanovic heads away the danger after Candreva swung in an enticing cross
30' Good chance for the Nerazzurri! Perisic puts in a dangerous ball although no teammate is present to make contact
29' Perisic goes for it again on the volley as he lurks outside the box but Perin makes the save.
29' Perisic goes for it again on the volley as he lurks outside the box but Perin makes the save
25' Mauro Icardi tracks back to put in a superb challenge following a dangerous counter-attack from the visitors
22' Ball launched forward for Pellegri, but Skriniar deals well with the danger
18' Vecino's long-range shot falls kindly for Icardi, who is just slightly too slow to beat Perin to the ball
14' Taraabt has an effort turned out for a corner
13' Candreva plays in the overlapping D'Ambrosio, although his cut-back is just too short for Perisic
12' Miguel Veloso shoots from distance although it doesn't trouble Handanovic
10' Perin keeps out a cross from Candreva, while Icardi struggles to find space among the Rossoblu defence
6' Aerial clash between D'Ambrosio and Taarabt, with the Nerazzurri defender coming off worse
4' The Nerazzurri are dangerous again through Candreva and Perisic but Genoa are able to block them off
1' Almost a perfect start! Perisic with a half-volley that lands on the roof of the net. Just over!
1' The Ligurians kick us off and Inter vs. Genoa is now underway!
1' The two teams are making their way out onto the pitch here at the Meazza. Kick off is almost upon us!
1' Spalletti has set his side out in a 4-2-3-1 formation, with his starting XI including: Handanovic; D'Ambrosio, Skriniar, Miranda, Dalbert; Vecino, Borja Valero; Candreva, Brozovic, Perisic; Icardi.
1' The Meazza is once again full of Nerazzurri support for the week six Serie A TIM fixture against Genoa
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49' It's all over against Genoa and Spalletti's side have picked up the three points!!! A goal from Danilo D'Ambrosio ensured that Inter recorded their fifth win of the season!
48' Karamoh is brought down once again and Taraabt is handed a red card
47' Another foul on Karamoh, this time Zukanovic receiving a yellow card
45' Four minutes of added time set to be played
45' Eder goes clean through and Omeonga brings him down and is shown a straight red card
43' GOOALLLLLLLLLLL!!!!! A corner from Joao Mario finds D'Ambrosio at the back post who heads Inter into the lead!!! FORZA INTER!
42' An effort from Karamoh is turned out for a corner by Perin
39' Migliore brings down Karamoh in cynical fashion and is inevitably awarded a yellow card
36' Final throw of the dice for Spalletti, who brings on Joao Mario for Brozovic
35' A through ball from Brozovic for Icardi is just slightly overhit
34' Third and final change for Genoa, as Rigoni replaces Veloso
33' Handanovic initially keeps out Omeonga, before then sending Perisic forwards on the counter-attack. A following pass seeks to find Icardi, but Perin is aware to the danger
29' Former Inter player Pandev replaces Pellegri
28' A fine exchange from Eder and Icardi sees the Nerazzurri's No. 23 force yet another fantastic save from Perin
27' Second change for Spalletti, as Karamoh replaces Borja Valero
26' It's Brozovic once again after a precise cross from Perisic, with the former's effort being kept out by Perin
24' Brozovic forces a fine save from Perin, before Icardi aims to follow up but is ruled offside
19' Vecino heads at goal from a Brozovic corner and Rosi gets a touch on it just before Eder can tap home!
15' Spalletti makes his first change, as Eder replaces Candreva
14' Perisic picks up possession outside the area, although his following delivery fails to find Candreva and is collected by Perin
11' Candreva's control lets him down after a fine cross from Dalbert picks out the Nerazzurri's No. 87 at the back post
10' A right-sided cross from Candreva is initially dealt with by Rossettini, before Perin then leaps high to collect
8' Genoa make a change as Migliore comes on for Laxalt
6' A long-range shot from Dalbert fails to truly trouble Perin
5' Borja Valero tries to tee up Icardi at the back post, although Rossettini and Biraschi both help clear
2' Following some strong play from Omeonga, the ball falls kindly for the incoming Laxalt, whose snap shot fortunately sails over
1' The second half is now underway and there are no changes for either side! Let's do this lads! #ForzaInter

Joao Mario
Average rating 5.87
7 shots on target 3
4 shots off target 5
10 fouls committed 14
8 corners 4
2 offsides 1
64% ball possession 36%

Genoa’s last league win away at Inter was in March 1994 – since then there have been eight wins and three draws for the Nerazzurri at the Meazza.

Inter and Genoa have shared four wins apiece and two draws in their last 10 Serie A meetings.

Inter have faced at least 10 shots in each of the five games played so far in Serie A (69 in total). Genoa have attempted 51 shots so far in Serie A – only SPAL and Crotone have attempted fewer.

Inter have won their first two home games of the season without conceding a goal – at the beginning of the 2015/16 season the Nerazzurri managed three 1-0 wins in a row at home

Last time Inter started a Serie A campaign with four wins and a draw in the first five match-days was in 2013/14, when they finished 5th.

wins(45) draws(12) defeats(12)

starting lineups

Handanovic 1 1 Perin
D'Ambrosio 33 14 Biraschi
Skriniar 37 13 Rossettini
Miranda 25 87 Zukanovic
Estevão 29 20 Rosi
Vecino 11 4 Cofie
Valero 20 44 Veloso
Candreva 87 93 Laxalt
Brozovic 77 40 Omeonga
Perisic 44 11 Taarabt
Icardi 9 64 Pellegri


Padelli 27 23 Lamanna
Berni 46 3 Gentiletti
Gagliardini 5 9 Centurion
Joao Mario 10 16 Galabinov
Ranocchia 13 17 Palladino
Karamoh 17 18 Migliore
Santon 21 19 Pandev
Eder 23 21 Brlek
Nagatomo 55 22 Lazovic
Vanheusden 61 27 Ricci
Pinamonti 99 30 Rigoni
74 Salcedo

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