Final score

14 April 2019 20:30

Frosinone
17' (2nd half) Cassata
1 - 3
Inter
48' (2nd half) Vecino
37' Perisic (P)
19' Nainggolan
referee Davide Massa / linesmen Di Liberatore, Fiorito / 4th man Sacchi / assistants Pasqua, Valeriani
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45' The first half comes to a close at the Stadio Benito Stirpe, with the Nerazzurri leading by two thanks to goals from Nainggolan and Perisic
44' A missed opportunity for Valzania who shoots over
41' So close to a third!! Politano goes one-on-one with Sportiello but the Frosinone shot-stopper comes out on top!
37' GOAL! GOOOAAAALLL!!!! GOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!! And's that's two! Perisic steps up and doubles Inter's lead from the spot! BOOM!
35' Chibsah also goes into the referee's notebook
35' Penalty!! Chibsah fouls Skriniar in the area and Massa has no doubts before pointing to the spot!
34' Capuano puts an Asamoah cross out for a corner. Come on!
31' A tough foul from Paganini on Asamoah earns the Frosinone man a yellow card
29' Nainggolan opts to shoot but his right-footed effort isn't good enough to get a second
28' Pinamonti's central effort is saved comfortably by Handanovic
23' Paganini meets a left-sided corner but heads just over...
19' GOAL! GOOOAAAALLL!! GOOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLLLL!!!! Nainggolan heads the Nerazzurri in front following a pinpoint cross from D'Ambrosio!!
17' Politano exchanges possession with Icardi before his effort is blocked by the Frosinone defence
11' A long-range strike from Perisic fails to threaten Sportiello
8' Inter passing the ball patiently as Frosinone sit deep in their half
3' An easy take for Handanovic following a left-footed effort from Ciofani
1' Instant chance for the Nerazzurri, although Icardi just can't capitalise on an early mistake from Sportiello
1' Here we go! The first half is underway! Forza Inter!
1' Spalletti has fielded a 4-2-3-1 formation, consisting of Handanovic, D'Ambrosio, De Vrij, Skriniar, Asamoah, Borja Valero, Vecino, Politano, Nainggolan, Perisic and Mauro Icardi
1' We're all set at the Stadio Benito Stirpe ahead of Frosinone vs. Inter – our matchday 32 encounter in Serie A
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50' And there's the final whistle! Inter triumph at the Benito Stirpe, securing a crucial 3-1 win thanks to goals from Nainggolan, Perisic and Vecino!!
48' GOAL! GOOOOOAAAAALLLL!! GOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLL!!! VECINO! The Nerazzurri No.8 wraps things up by finishing off a perfect counter-attack! GET IN!
45' Five minutes of injury time added on
44' Inter also make another swap late on – Joao Mario replacing Politano
43' Frosinone's final change, with Dionisi replacing Pinamonti
41' What a chance! It's somehow still 2-1 after Icardi met a cross from Keita but headed over!
40' Sportiello prevents a third for Inter, as he keeps out both Politano and Icardi!
38' A cynical foul from Ciano on Keita, with the Frosinone man receiving an inevitable yellow card
37' Another substitution for Frosinone, with Maiello replacing Valzania
36' Keita gets his head onto a cross from Asamoah and earns Inter a corner
34' A speculative effort from Nainggolan misses the target
28' Borja Valero goes off injured, with Gagliardini his replacement
26' Icardi does well in attempting to thread in Nainggolan, although Goldaniga intercepts
25' It's time for some fresh legs, with Keita coming on for goalscorer Perisic
24' A threatening free-kick from Ciano goes just wide of the post
21' Goldaniga clears a chance from Perisic
19' Lovely stuff from D'Ambrosio to swing a ball into the middle, although Sportiello reads it well
18' Change for Frosinone, with Ciano coming on for Cassata
17' Cassata pulls one back for Frosinone, whose low powerful drive sneaks past Handanovic
10' Ciofani sends a header wide of Handanovic's post
9' A missed opportunity for Inter as Nainggolan fails to link up with Icardi
3' Vecino is shown a yellow card for a foul on Paganini
2' Another smart move from the Nerazzurri, with Politano teeing up Nainggolan who shoots over
1' The second half gets underway with no changes for either side! Let's build on our lead, lads! Forza Inter!

Handanovic
5.4
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Icardi
5.34
5.34
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D'Ambrosio
6.73
6.73
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Perisic
4.45
4.45
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Joao Mario
6.04
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Gagliardini
5.48
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Skriniar
7.13
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Valero
5.77
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Vecino
6.59
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Nainggolan
6.8
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Politano
5.86
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Asamoah
5.81
5.81
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de Vrij
6.25
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Balde
5.16
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4 shots on target 6
7 shots off target 5
19 fouls committed 17
1 corners 3
1 offsides 3
29% ball possession 71%

Among opponents against which Frosinone have lost all of their Serie A meetings, Inter are the only one that Frosinone are yet to score a goal against (three defeats and zero goals). 

Frosinone’s only previous Serie A home game gainst Inter also was on MD32 - Inter won 1-0 thanks to Mauro Icardi’s strike. 

Frosinone have won both of their last two Serie A games, the first time they’ve done so in the competition. The last newly promoted team to have won three in a row was Cagliari in October 2016. 

Inter have won each of their last three Serie A matches against newly promoted teams; the last time they won four such games in a row was back in the 2013/14 campaign. 

No Serie A team has won fewer points than Frosinone in home games this season (eight), whilst only Juventus have earned more points away from home than Inter (27). 

Frosinone have won seven fewer points at home (eight) than away (15) in Serie A this season, the biggest negative difference of any side in the competition. 

Frosinone have had fewer touches in opposition’s box than any other side in Serie A this season (14 per game), whilst only Atalanta have a higher such average than Inter (27 per game). 

Daniel Ciofani has found the net in both of his last two league games (two goals) – no Frosinone player has ever scored in three successive games in Serie A. 

Inter striker Mauro Icardi has scored seven of his 10 Serie A goals this season in away games – he has never finished a Serie A campaign with more away goals than home goals

 

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

FROSINONE - The team needed to get three points in Frosinone and did so. After dominating for large spells, especially in the first half, Inter left the Stadio Benito Stirpe with a 1-3 win on matchday 32 in Serie A TIM. The result keeps the side third in the table on 60 points with a 6-point lead over fourth (while waiting for the result in Atalanta vs. Empoli). Nainggilan, Perisic and Vecino scored the Nerazzurri’s goals while Cassata pulled one back for the home side. The story of the match was clear from the off. The home side sat back while looking to play on the break while the Nerazzurri controlled possession. After just a few seconds, Sportiello gave the ball away but Icardi was unable to get enough on his shot. In the 19th minute, Inter took the lead from the first real chance of the game. Politano played the ball out wide to D’Ambrosio whose cross met the head of Nainggolan as the Belgian applied the finish to a great team move that started from Handanovic. Frosinone responded with two efforts of their own through Paganini and Pinamonti but they posed little threat. Nainggolan almost extended the lead with his effort from the edge of the area. Five minutes later, the referee awarded a penalty for the Nerazzurri. Chibsah brought Skriniar inside the box when defending a corner. Perisic stepped up, sent the goalkeeper the wrong way and made it 2-0. Before the whistle, Icardi won the ball high up the pitch from Ariaudo, he played it through for Politano who burst into the box but Sportiello did well to deny him. The first half finished there with Inter up thanks to the Nainggolan and Perisic’s goals.

The second half started without any changes for either side, yet with Inter still on the front foot. The 47th minute saw smart link-up play between Perisic, Politano and Nainggolan, although the latter couldn’t hit the target. Eight minutes later Frosinone looked to respond through Ciofani, whose header just missed the target. Their equaliser did then arrive in the 61st minute – the goal stemming from a ball from Ciofani for Cassata, who then struck a low and powerful drive past Handanovic. Boosted by their goal, Frosinone then threatened once again in the 69th minute, this time through Ciano who had replaced Cassata just minutes prior. The chance was from a set-piece, one that thankfully went just wide of the post. Spalletti soon opted to bring on some fresh legs, first with Keita replacing Perisic and then Gagliardini coming on for Borja Valero – the latter going off after taking a knock to his left thigh. The 81st minute saw some splendid play from Politano out on the right, with Asamoah’s cross then finding Keita whose header was deflected out for a corner. With Inter still pressing, Sportiello saved well to prevent Icardi in the 85th minute before the Argentine then missed a superb headed chance soon after. The latter stages saw Joao Mario replace Politano, with the Nerazzurri then wrapping things up through Vecino late on. The Uruguayan was the man to finish off an inch-perfect counter-attack – Icardi with the assist as the final whistle was soon blown on a positive 3-1 win.

Two vital home matches now await Inter, the first at San Siro against Roma and then another one week later against Juventus.

#ForzaInter forever!

FROSINONE 1-3 INTER
Goalscorers: 19' Nainggolan (I), 37' pen. Perisic (I), 61' Cassata (F), 93' Vecino (I)

FROSINONE: 57 Sportiello; 6 Goldaniga, 15 Ariaudo, 25 Capuano; 7 Paganini, 66 Chibsah, 24 Cassata (63' 28 Ciano), 16 Valzania (82' 8 Maiello), 33 Beghetto; 89 Pinamonti (88' 18 Dionisi), 9 Ciofani
Substitutes: 22 Bardi, 3 Molinaro, 4 Simic, 5 Gori, 17 Zampano, 20 Trotta, 21 Sammarco, 23 Brighenti, 32 Krajnc
Coach: Marco Baroni

INTER: 1 Handanovic; 33 D'Ambrosio, 6 De Vrij, 37 Skriniar, 18 Asamoah; 8 Vecino, 20 Borja Valero (74' 5 Gagliardini); 16 Politano (89' 15 Joao Mario), 14 Nainggolan, 44 Perisic (70' 11 Keita Balde); 9 Icardi
Substitutes27 Padelli, 10 Lautaro, 13 Ranocchia, 21 Cedric, 23 Miranda, 29 Dalbert, 87 Candreva
Coach: Luciano Spalletti

Bookings: Paganin (F), Chibsah (F), Vecino (I), Ciano (F)

Added time: 0' + 5'

Referee: Massa
Assistants: Di Liberatore, Fiorito
Fourth official: Sacchi
VAR operators: Pasqua, Valeriani

starting lineups

Sportiello 57 1 Handanovic
Goldaniga 6 33 D'Ambrosio
Ariaudo 15 6 de Vrij
Capuano 25 37 Skriniar
Paganini 7 18 Asamoah
Chibsah 66 8 Vecino
Cassata 24 20 Valero
Valzania 16 16 Politano
Beghetto 33 14 Nainggolan
Pinamonti 89 44 Perisic
Ciofani 9 9 Icardi

substitutes

Bardi 22 27 Padelli
Molinaro 3 5 Gagliardini
Simic 4 10 Martínez
Gori 5 11 Balde
Maiello 8 13 Ranocchia
Zampano 17 15 Joao Mario
Dionisi 18 21 Soares
Trotta 20 23 Miranda
Sammarco 21 29 Dalbert
Brighenti 23 87 Candreva
Ciano 28
Krajnc 32

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