23 October 2019 21:00
|46'||That last burst of action brings the first half to a close here at San Siro: the Nerazzurri head into the break a goal to the good thanks to Lautaro's goal in the 22nd minute!|
|46'||Handanovic gets down well and makes an important save from close range to deny Sancho|
|45'||One minute of stoppage time is signalled by the fourth official|
|44'||Yellow card for Brozovic after a cross hits him on the arm. The Nerazzurri players protest the decision but to no avail|
|39'||Splendid play by Skriniar, who plays it to Candreva. Candreva then stops and crosses to the back post however the ball went out of play during the cross and the game restarts with a goal kick to Dortmund|
|36'||Candreva tries to find Lautaro in the centre of the area: El Toro tangles with Akanji and goes down but referee Taylor waves play on|
|31'||Witsel has a shot from the top of the box but it goes over the bar|
|25'||That was Lautaro's fifth goal in his last four matches and his second goal in the UEFA Champions League this season following his strike at the Camp Nou|
|22'||GOOOOAAAAAAL! It's El Toro once again, who else? De Vrij lofts it forward and Lautaro, who is just onside, brings the ball down on his chest and slots it past Burki: 1-0!|
|19'||Candreva recieves the ball and cuts back inside to deliver a cross into the area: Lautaro strecthes as he tries to replicate the splendid goal he scored against Atletico Madrid but the ball is just too high for him!|
|16'||Hazard crosses towards the centre of the area but De Vrij is alert and clears the danger|
|13'||Scrappy match here in the opening minutes: Both teams are compact and denying the other space to play|
|10'||Asamoah crosses and Gagliardini goes for the acrobatic effort, but can't connect with the ball|
|5'||Candreva takes the free kick: he plays the ball low and hard and it goes all the way through the area. Nobody was able to get a touch on it and it goes out for a goal kick|
|4'||Interplay between Lautaro and Lukaku results in the ball hitting Hummel's arm. Free kick in a dangerous position|
|1'||And we are underway: Dortmund get us started here at San Siro. FORZA INTER!|
|1'||San Siro lights up the night sky as it provides the stage for the most presitgious European competition: the Champions League. It's Inter vs. Borussia Dortmund on matchday three in Group F.|
|48'||Final whistle at San Siro! Inter have beaten Borussia Dortmund 2-0 thanks to goals from Lautaro Martinez and Candreva and are now second in Group F with 4 points!|
|46'||Last change for Conte: Lautaro Martinez leaves to a standing ovation, Borja Valero is on for the final moments|
|45'||The fourth official holds up his board: there will be 3 minutes of stoppage time|
|45'||Candreva gets a yellow for taking off his shirt during the celebrations|
|44'||CANDREVAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA! A perfectly weighted ball from Brozovic sets Antonio Candreva free, he has Lautaro to his left but he doesn't need him as he slams the ball high past Burki! Clinical counter-attack, 2-0!!!|
|41'||Yellow card for Hummels for a late challenge on Gagliardini|
|39'||Favre makes his final change: Guerreiro replaces Hazard|
|38'||Lautaro takes the penalty but hits it straight at Burki. It remains 1-0|
|36'||Great play by Esposito as he torments the Dortmund defence and Hummels brings him down inside the area|
|35'||Inter's second change: Biraghi replaces Asamoah|
|34'||Weigl comes in late on Lautaro, the yellow card is inevitable and Inter have a free kick!|
|33'||Godin picks up a yellow card|
|32'||Candreva plays it to Esposito who battles with Hummels but the ball ultimately runs out of play for a goal kick|
|30'||A nervy moment for the Inter defence: the ball is played about inside the area before Candreva is able to clear it long|
|28'||Favre is going for it now: he brings on Larsen for Akanji, an attacker replacing a defender|
|27'||Lautaro controls the ball in a tight space and shoots from the edge of the area: Burki saves and its another corner to Inter!|
|25'||Great play by Conte's boys! Candreva feeds Gagliardini in the box who puts in a dangerous cross which the Dortmund defence have to scramble behind for a corner. San Siro show their appreciation!|
|21'||Candreva plays it long for Esposito, the ball is just a bit too long but it was good movement from the young Nerazzurri!|
|20'||Borussia Dortmund now make a change: Off comes Delaney and Dahoud enters the game|
|17'||Antonio Conte makes his first change: Off comes Lukaku and its a Champions League debut for Sebastiano Esposito who takes his place|
|15'||It's still 1-0 here at San Siro after an hour; the game is still very much in the balance|
|11'||Barella goes into the book for a late tackle in the middle of the pitch|
|9'||Lautaro controls the ball in the area, but referee Taylor deems that he used his arm and awards a free kick to Dortmund|
|5'||Lautaro's backheel finds Asamoah who crosses. The cross just avoids the players in the box; a good chance for Inter!|
|2'||Great play from the Nerazzurri: One touch play down the left hand side ends with Candreva receiving the ball in the box but his fierce shot is high and wide|
|1'||Second half kicks off here at San Siro. No changes to either side at the break. FORZA INTER!|
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Borussia Dortmund and Inter last faced in the European Cup in April 1964 in the semi-final, with Inter progressing on aggregate and going on to win the final.
Borussia Dortmund have only conceded two goals in their last eight UEFA Champions League group stage matches, keeping clean sheets in seven of those matches.
Borussia Dortmund have won three of their five away UEFA Champions League matches (W3 D0 L2) under Lucien Favre, one more in their previous 10 under Jürgen Klopp, Thomas Tuchel and Peter Bosz combined (W2 D2 L6).
In their 2-0 win over Slavia Prague, Achraf Hakimi (20y 332d) became the fourth Borussia Dortmund player aged under-21 to score for the club in the UEFA Champions League since the start of last season – more than any other team in that time.
Inter manager Antonio Conte’s debut in the Champions League as a player was against Borussia Dortmund for Juventus in September 1995, scoring Juventus’ third goal in a 3-1 win.
Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho could become the 52nd player to make 10 UEFA Champions League appearances as a teenager if he plays in this game, but only the fourth Englishman, after Theo Walcott (17), Trent Alexander-Arnold (12) and Jack Wilshere (11).
Internazionale and Borussia Dortmund last met in the quarter-final of the 1993-94 UEFA Cup – Inter won 4-3 on aggregate on their way to winning the trophy that year.
Inter are winless in six UEFA European matches against German opposition (W0 D1 L5) since a 3-2 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League in March 2011.
Inter's Nicolò Barella could become the fourth player to score in each of his first two European Cup/Champions League home matches for the Nerazzurri, after Roberto Boninsegna (1971), Alessandro Altobelli (1980) and Mauro Icardi (2018).
Antonio Conte has never lost a home UEFA Champions League group stage match (W4 D6 L0) across spells at Juventus, Chelsea and Inter. The only managers to take charge of more without losing are Frank Rijkaard (12) and Josef Heynckes (11).
|23 October 2019||2-0||22' Martínez, 90' Candreva,||fixture|
|29 April 1964||2-0||48' Mazzola, 75' Jair|
|Handanovic 1||1 Burki|
|Godin 2||16 Akanji|
|de Vrij 6||15 Hummels|
|Skriniar 37||33 Weigl|
|Candreva 87||14 Schulz|
|Gagliardini 5||5 Hakimi|
|Brozovic 77||6 Delaney|
|Barella 23||28 Witsel|
|Asamoah 18||23 Hazard|
|Martínez 10||19 Brandt|
|Lukaku 9||7 Sancho|
|Padelli 27||35 Hitz|
|Bastoni 95||2 Zagadou|
|Biraghi 34||8 Dahoud|
|Lazaro 19||10 Gotze|
|Valero 20||13 Guerreiro|
|Politano 16||26 Piszczek|
|Esposito 30||34 Larsen|