Final score

26 January 2020 12:30

Inter
29' Martínez
1 - 1
Cagliari
34' (2nd half) Nainggolan
referee Gianluca Manganiello / linesmen Preti, Bresmes / 4th man Pezzuto / assistants Banti, Ranghetti
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48' The first half comes to an end at the Meazza: Inter lead at the break thanks to Lautaro Martinez's goal!
48' Handanovic produces a great stop to keep out Faragò's header
48' Lukaku is booked following a foul on Pellegrini
47' Lukaku is picked out in the box and gets a shot away which Cragno saves. The Belgian striker was in an offside position anyway
47' Biraghi crosses it in, Cragno is unable to hold onto the ball and Lautaro can't quite convert
46' Oliva's cross comes off Godin and ends up safely in Handanovic's hands
45' Three minutes have been added on at the end of the first half
42' A great bit of play by Lautaro Martinez: the Argentine skips past a Cagliari player and fires towards the near post. Cragno saves with his feet
36' Nainggolan has a go from the edge of the area but that's one to forget
29' GOOOOAAAAAAALLLLLLLLL! A brilliant ball in from Ashley Young and Lautaro heads home. Inter take the lead: it's 1-0!!!
23' Godin plays the ball forward for Lautaro, who holds off his man well and is then denied by the legs of Cragno. Corner to Inter
19' Great play by Lukaku to pick out Sensi, who unluckily loses control of the ball at the vital moment. Faragò risks scoring an own goal as he puts the ball behind for a corner
17' Skriniar picks up an injury and is forced to leave the pitch. Godin comes on in his place
14' Barella heads the ball past Cragno and into the net but it's ruled out for offside
9' Simeone controls the ball in the area and shoots with his right foot. The ball ends up over the bar
8' Lukaku tries to get on the end of Biraghi's cross but can't quite get his head on it
5' Nandez whips in a ball, Skriniar gets to it ahead of Simeone and puts it behind for a corner
3' Sensi takes the free kick but sends the ball over the bar
2' Biraghi is brought down by Nandez at the edge of the box. Inter have a free kick in a dangerous position
1' Away we go: Inter vs. Cagliari has kicked off. FORZA INTER!
1' The teams take to the pitch, kick-off is imminent! Ashley Young is making his first start for the Nerazzurri
1' Antonio Conte's Inter side are set to take to the pitch to play their first home lunchtime fixture of the season: Cagliari are the visitors to San Siro on matchday 21 in Serie A
Minutes Text commentary
49' Inter vs. Cagliari comes to an end: it's finished 1-1 at San Siro
48' Manganiello shows Lautaro Martinez a red card in amongst Nerazzurri protests
48' Lautaro is booked for dissent
45' There will be four minutes of stoppage time
44' Dimarco's volley from Lukaku's assist ends in a Cagliari goal kick
41' Cagliari bring off Nainggolan and send on Cigarini
40' A final switch for Inter: Dimarco is on for Biraghi
38' de Vrij receives a yellow for a foul on Simeone
37' Conte makes his second change: Sensi is replaced by Sanchez
36' Lukaku charges forward 50 metres and looks to slot the ball home, but it goes inches wide of the far post
34' Cagliari equalise as Nainggolan's strike comes off Godin and ends up in the net
32' Mattiello replaces Pellegrini for Cagliari
31' Biraghi's free kick is met by de Vrij, who is unable to find the net
28' Cagliari make a change: Oliva makes way for Castro
23' Another great opportunity for the Nerazzurri: Sensi wins back the ball on the edge of the box, exchanges passes with Lautaro and then opts to go for the assist rather than shooting. A great chance goes begging!
19' Pellegrini's cross-cum-shot is put behind for a corner by Handanovic
18' A double Inter chance: Nainggolan gets in Lukaku's way before Sensi shoots narrowly off target!
16' Barella is booked for a foul on Nainggolan
15' The Nerazzurri are pressing! Cragno thwarts Sensi before Lautaro sends the ball wide
14' A great bit of play by Lautaro to find Sensi, who fires just wide after a fantastic bit of running
12' Nainggolan's free kick bounces off Simeone and ends up out of play
9' Barella stands it up for Lautaro at the far post. The Argentine then finds Sensi, whose ball across the box is easily dealt with by the Cagliari defence
5' Lautaro and Lukaku combine on the edge of the box before El Toro's shot ends up in Cragno's arms
4' Young plays the ball to Lukaku in the area, with the Belgian man then hitting the side netting with a near-post effort
1' The second half beings with no changes having been made at the break. FORZA INTER!

Biraghi
3.83
3.83
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Handanovic
5.36
5.36
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Dimarco
4.42
4.42
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Skriniar
4.82
4.82
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Valero
5.07
5.07
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Martínez
5.37
5.37
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de Vrij
5.58
5.58
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Godin
4.51
4.51
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Sensi
4.32
4.32
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Barella
4.5
4.5
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Bastoni
4.73
4.73
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Lukaku
5
5
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Sanchez
4.18
4.18
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Young
6.39
6.39
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5 shots on target 2
9 shots off target 7
10 fouls committed 10
4 corners 6
5 offsides 1
40% ball possession 60%

Inter have scored in 34 of their last 35 Serie A matches against Cagliari (0-2 in April 2013) – they have netted on average two goals per match in this run.

 

  • Inter have scored the most goals in the first 30 minutes of games in Serie A this season (15 goals) – on the other hand, no other side had conceded fewer goals than Cagliari in the same period (only four).
  • Inter and Cagliari have scored the most headed goals in Serie A this campaign (both eight): they both scored with a header in their most recent league matches.
  • Among managers he’s faced on 3+ occasions in Serie A, Rolando Maran has a 100% loss record against only two coaches: Antonio Conte and Davide Nicola (four defeats vs both).

 

Inter have never kept three consecutive home clean sheets against Cagliari in Serie A – they are currently on a streak of two in a row at Meazza.

 

  • Inter’s Lautaro Martínez has scored more Serie A goals versus Cagliari than against any other side (three goals in three matches) – his first goal in the Italian top-flight came against the Rossoblù at Meazza stadium in September 2018.
  • Cagliari’s João Pedro has scored more goals this season (13) than in his previous two Serie A campaigns. Indeed, he has netted three headed goals so far, no other player has scored more in Serie A this term.
  • Cagliari’s Radja Nainggolan has scored more Serie A goals versus Inter than against any other side A (five goals); in the last league season he played 29 matches for Inter (six goals + three assists).

 

wins(23) draws(10) defeats(7)

starting lineups

Handanovic 1 28 Cragno
Skriniar 37 24 Faragò
de Vrij 6 40 Walukiewicz
Bastoni 95 15 Klavan
Young 15 33 Pellegrini
Barella 23 18 Nandez
Valero 20 17 Oliva
Sensi 12 21 Ionita
Biraghi 34 4 Nainggolan
Lukaku 9 10 Joao Pedro
Martínez 10 99 Simeone

substitutes

Padelli 27 1 Rafael
Berni 46 90 Olsen
Godin 2 3 Mattiello
Sanchez 7 8 Cigarini
Moses 11 14 Birsa
Ranocchia 13 22 Lykogiannis
Dimarco 21 29 Castro
Esposito 30 37 Gagliano
Agoume 32 38 Porru
D'Ambrosio 33

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