Final score

21 December 2019 18:00

Inter
26' (2nd half) Lukaku
19' (2nd half) Esposito (P)
32' Gagliardini
31' Lukaku
4 - 0
Genoa
Referee: Luca Pairetto / Linesmen: Colarossi, Gori / Fourth official: Abbattista / Assistants: Di Bello, De Meo
Watch highlights

Minute Text commentary
45' The first half ends at San Siro: the Nerazzurri go in 2-0 up thanks to goals from Lukaku and Gagliardini
43' Great play by Lukaku as he sends Esposito goalwards before the youngster is brought down by Romero. Inevitable booking for the Rossoblù number 17
40' Lukaku set free by Esposito, he drives towards goal and gets a shot off from the edge of the area but can't quite find the target. Inter pushing for a third!
37' Great chance for Candreva to make it 3-0 but his shot smashes into Lukaku and goes out for a goal kick
35' Yellow card for Bastoni after a late challenge on Ghiglione
33' Cassata booked for a foul on Bastoni from behind
32' GOAL! GOOOAAALLL!! GOOOOAAALLLLL!!! Gagliardiniiiiiii! The Nerazzurri double their lead right away as Gagliardini smashes one past Radu with the help of a deflection: assist for Lukaku and 2-0 to Inter!!!
31' GOAL! GOOOAAALLL!! GOOOOAAAALLLLL!!! Candreva chips one in to Big Rom who powers his header into the bottom corner: 1-0 Inter!!!
28' Candreva drives down the right, beats an opponent, cuts inside but then blazes his shot over the bar
23' The corner is cleared to Candreva on the edge of the area, he fires a powerful effort at goal but Radu saves capably
22' Miraculous save by Radu who tips Gagliardini's point-blank header over the crossbar. Just a corner for Inter!
18' Lukaku looks to break through the middle but Romero recovers to win the ball back for Genoa
14' Biraghi's free kick from deep is flicked goalwards by Gagliardini but Radu gets down well to save
10' Biraghi dinks one into the area from the left but neither Lukaku nor Candreva can get a touch at the far post!
8' Bastoni finds Esposito in the area: he fires one low at the near post but Radu saves it on the ground. Big round of applause for the 17-year-old on his first start for Inter!
7' Nothing of note so far as both sides test each other out at San Siro
1' Kick-off! Inter vs. Genoa is underway: come on boys, FORZA INTER!!!
1' The teams are out: kick-off coming in just a few moments. Conte sends in Sebastiano Esposito for the suspended Lautaro Martinez, the youngster making his first Serie A start for the Nerazzurri
1' Antonio Conte's Inter head out onto the pitch at San Siro for matchday 17 in Serie A, the Nerazzurri's final game of 2019
Minute Text commentary
45' Inter vs. Genoa comes to a close as Inter round off 2019 with a thumping 4-0 win at San Siro. A brace for Lukaku and goals from Gagliardini and Esposito
43' Favilli booked for a bad challenge on de Vrij
41' Sensi tries to curl one from distance but it deflects off Esposito and goes just wide
40' The Nerazzurri in complete control with five minutes left to play of the 90
35' Agudelo latches on to Lazaro's short backpass and manages to round Handanovic, but he can't squeeze it in from the tight angle
33' Conte makes his final change: Dimarco on for Biraghi
30' Conte makes his second change: Candreva goes off to great applause, Lazaro on in his place
30' Clonise replaces Sanabria for Genoa
29' Sanabria fires a free kick over the bar for Genoa
26' GOAL! GOOOOALLLL!! GOOOAAAALLLLLLL!!!!! Lukakuuuuuuuu! Big Rom with a screamer as he beats Romero with a step over and rockets the ball into the top corner with his left: four for Inter at San Siro!
26' A change for both sides: Favilli replaces Pinamonti for Genoa, while Sensi makes his return as he comes on for Gagliardini
22' Two huge saves from Handanovic in the space of a minute, first from Sanabria's deflected effort and then to keep Criscito out
22' A change for both sides: Favilli replaces Pinamonti for Genoa, while Sensi makes his return as he comes on for Gagliardini
19' Sebastiano Esposito with his first goal in Serie A aged just 17 years and 172 days, Inter's second youngest Serie A scorer of all time, only behind Mario Corso
19' GOAL! GOOOAALLL!! GOOOOAAALLLL!! Espositooooooooo!! Lukaku hands the ball to Esposito who makes absolutely no mistake from the spot: the ball smashed into the corner to make it 3-0!!!
18' Agudelo booked for the foul
18' Gagliardini is brought down by Agudelo in the box. Penalty for Inter!
17' Change for Genoa: Rovella on for Jagiello
15' Sanabria powers one from distance but Handanovic gets down brilliantly to keep it out
14' The Nerazzurri win the ball back after a high press, Gagliardini tries to fizz one in to Esposito's feet but Criscito intercepts and the danger is gone
8' Agudelo tries to curl one with his left from outside of the area but it's well wide of Handanovic's goal
3' Incredible chance for Lukaku as Romero passes it to our striker in the area, but the ball bounces up and Radu rushes out to save our number 9's shot
1' The second half begins without any changes for either side. Come on boys, bring this home. FORZA INTER!

Biraghi
6.41
6.41
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Handanovic
7.13
7.13
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Dimarco
6.29
6.29
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Candreva
7.39
7.39
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Gagliardini
7.51
7.51
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Skriniar
6.61
6.61
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Valero
7.2
7.2
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Vecino
6.32
6.32
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
de Vrij
7.06
7.06
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Esposito
7.58
7.58
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Lazaro
5.41
5.41
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Sensi
6.44
6.44
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Bastoni
7.13
7.13
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Lukaku
8.71
8.71
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 X
YOUR RATING
Average rating 6.94 SEND RATINGS
9 shots on target 3
3 shots off target 3
11 fouls committed 12
6 corners 0
3 offsides 0
49% ball possession 51%

Genoa have lost their last six away Serie A games against Inter, scoring only one goal during this period: it is the current longest streak of consecutive defeats on the road for the Rossoblù against a single opponent.

Genoa have won just 11 points this season: seven of the last eight teams to have collected 11 points or fewer after 16 Serie A MDs have gone on to be relegated at the end of the season.

Inter (1) and Genoa (13) are the teams to have conceded the fewest and the most goals respectively from set-pieces in the current Serie A campaign.

Inter have lost only one of their last 32 home Serie A games against Genoa: 1-3 in March 1994 (W24 D7).

Four of the last five goals Inter have conceded have come in the second half, whilst in the same period of last four matches they have scored just one goal.

Three of the four youngest players in the current Serie A campaign play for Inter (Esposito and Agoume, both born in 2002).

wins(43) draws(12) defeats(12)

starting lineups

Handanovic 1 97 Radu
Skriniar 37 14 Biraschi
de Vrij 6 17 Romero
Bastoni 95 4 Criscito
Candreva 87 18 Ghiglione
Vecino 8 15 Jagiello
Valero 20 21 Radovanovic
Gagliardini 5 29 Cassata
Biraghi 34 28 Agudelo
Esposito 30 9 Sanabria
Lukaku 9 99 Pinamonti

substitutes

Padelli 27 22 Marchetti
Berni 46 93 Jandrei
Godin 2 5 Goldaniga
Sensi 12 13 El Yamiq
Ranocchia 13 20 Schöne
Politano 16 27 Sturaro
Lazaro 19 30 Favilli
Dimarco 21 32 Ankersen
Agoume 32 33 Pajac
D'Ambrosio 33 56 Cleonise
65 Rovella

Choose the action and relive the game in every single detail.