Final score

10 March 2019 15:00

Inter
33' (2nd half) Gagliardini
23' (2nd half) Politano
2 - 0
SPAL
referee Gianpaolo Calvarese / linesmen De Meo, Alassio / 4th man Piccinini / assistants Di Bello, Vuoto
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Minutes Text commentary
50' The first half ends all square at the Meazza, with neither Inter or SPAL able to break the deadlock
48' Lautaro Martinez hands space for Cedric on the right, although the full-back's cross dribbles into the clutches of Viviano
45' Five minutes of injury time added on
45' Petagna halts Asamoah on the break, with the SPAL striker's name also entering the referee's notebook
42' Brozovic goes off injured, with Candreva taking his place
36' Politano shapes up for a free-kick but he can't keep his curling effort down
32' Lautaro Martinez produces a spectacular finish but it's belatedly ruled out for handball
29' Missiroli is shown a yellow card after bringing down Joao Mario from behind
27' It's that man Cedric once again who whips in a cross from Lautaro, although the latter's header misses the target
26' Politano triggers a Nerazzurri counter-attack and plays in Lautaro Martinez who is eventually halted by Missiroli
23' Petagna meets a right-sided cross from Valoti and sends his header just wide
20' The Nerazzurri wall stands strong to keep out a Kurtic free-kick
19' Gagliardini is booked for a tactical foul on Missiroli just outside the area, with SPAL setting up for a free-kick in a dangerous area
17' A super improvised volley from Lautaro earns applause from the Nerazzurri faithful, although his strike goes just over
15' A left-sided corner from SPAL comes to nothing
13' Gagliardini fails to hit the target after a smooth passing move from the Nerazzurri
12' A cross from Cedric is nearly met by Lautaro Martinez in the middle but Vicari saves SPAL
11' Well-read by Viviano to claim a cross from Asamoah
6' Petagna and Miranda clash for the first time, with the Nerazzurri defender receiving a blow to the face in the process. Our No.23 is treated by the medical staff and is now ready to continue
4' No problems for Handanovic as he makes a save to keep out Fares
2' Inter threaten early on, as Dalbert works the ball down the left before Joao Mario chests and fires over
1' We're underway! LET'S DO THIS!!
1' Over 60,000 Interisti here at San Siro for Inter vs. SPAL on matchday 27 in Serie A TIM
Minutes Text commentary
50' JOB DONE! Inter celebrate their 111th birthday with a crucial 2-0 win against SPAL – Politano and Gagliardini both on the scoresheet!
47' Ranocchia is booked for a foul on Kurtic
46' Dalbert's free-kick comes off the wall and goes out for a corner. They're still pushing for another here Inter!
45' Five minutes of injury time added on
45' Lautaro skips past Vicari who brings him down just outside the box. A yellow card for him and a free-kick for Inter
42' Viviano takes a risk there but thankfully for him Inter's lead remains at 2-0
38' Another change for SPAL, with Floccari making way for Antenucci
33' BOOOOOMMMM!!!!! GAGLIARDINI!!!! The midfielder doubles our lead with a lovely finish to beat Viviano! 2-0!!!
29' Spalletti's last roll of the tactical dice, with Borja Valero coming on for goalscorer Politano
28' SPAL make a change as Paloschi replaces Felipe
26' The SPAL defence successfully sniff out a Cedric pass destined for Lautaro Martinez
23' GOAL! GOOOOAAAAALLLL!!! GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLL! GET IN! Lautaro works the ball to Politano from the edge of the area whose first-time strike beats Viviano! 1-0!!!
18' Calvarese brings out the yellow card once again, this time for Felipe
17' SPAL make a change, with Dickmann coming on for Valoti
16' Viviano just about punches away an inswinging tricky corner from Cedric
14' Superb play from Lautaro who skip past two players and forces a last-minute block from the SPAL rearguard
13' Joao Mario also enters the book for a tenuous hand-ball decision
12' Valoti leaves a late challenge on Dalbert and unsurprisingly receives a yellow card
5' A balanced start to the second half so far, with SPAL resisting Inter's pressure well
1' We're back off for the second half! Forza Inter!!
1' Spalletti is forced into yet another change due to injury, as Miranda makes way with a broken nose. Ranocchia takes his place

Ranocchia
6.67
6.67
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Handanovic
6.52
6.52
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Brozovic
5.27
5.27
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Miranda
6.14
6.14
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Candreva
4.34
4.34
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Joao Mario
4.95
4.95
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Gagliardini
6.31
6.31
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Valero
6.32
6.32
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Dalbert
5.66
5.66
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Politano
6.62
6.62
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Martínez
7.6
7.6
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Asamoah
5.56
5.56
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de Vrij
6.86
6.86
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Soares
6.34
6.34
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Average rating 6.08 SEND RATINGS
2 shots on target 1
9 shots off target 1
17 fouls committed 17
4 corners 7
0 offsides 0
55% ball possession 45%

SPAL have not beaten Inter in Serie A since February 1962 - since then, they’ve lost 10 and drawn three of their 13 such meetings.

SPAL have won only two of their last 22 league games (D8 L12), and are winless in their most recent five (D2 L3).

Three of SPAL’s five wins in Serie A this season have come away from home, including each of the last two.

SPAL are one of the two teams to have dropped the most points from leading positions in Serie A this season (18, along with Empoli), while Inter have gained the fewest from trailing positions (1).

Inter have won just eights points in Serie A in 2019 – 10 teams have won more than them in this period.

Since the start of 2019, Inter have conceded five of their eight goals in Serie A from set piece situations; one more than they did in the first half of the season.

Inter striker Lautaro Martínez is the youngest foreign player to have scored at least five goals in Serie A this season.

wins(16) draws(2) defeats(0)

starting lineups

Handanovic 1 2 Viviano
Soares 21 14 Bonifazi
de Vrij 6 23 Vicari
Miranda 23 27 Felipe
Dalbert 29 8 Valoti
Gagliardini 5 19 Kurtic
Brozovic 77 28 Schiattarella
Politano 16 6 Missiroli
Joao Mario 15 93 Fares
Asamoah 18 10 Floccari
Martínez 10 37 Petagna

substitutes

Padelli 27 1 Gomis
Balde 11 12 Fulignati
Ranocchia 13 17 Poluzzi
Valero 20 5 Simic
D'Ambrosio 33 7 Antenucci
Skriniar 37 13 Regini
Perisic 44 16 Valdifiori
Candreva 87 24 Dickmann
33 Costa
43 Paloschi
95 Jankovic

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