Final score

12 February 2020 20:45

Inter
0 - 1
Napoli
13' (2nd half) Fabian Ruiz
referee Gianpaolo Calvarese / linesmen Ranghetti, Longo / 4th man La Penna / assistants Mariani, Paganessi
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47' The first half comes to an end at the Meazza: it's 0-0 between Inter and Napoli
46' Mertens threads it through to Zielinski, who is denied by the outrushing Padelli. Good save
45' Two minutes have been added on at the end of the first half
43' Sensi's cross is knocked behind for a corner. Inter on the attack as the half comes to a close
38' Brozovic looks to find a teammate in the area, Ospina easily collects
34' Zielinski has a go from distance but it ends up well off target
31' Moses gets his foot to Elmas's shot before Biraghi is forced to put the ball behind for a corner
28' Biraghi's free kick from just over 25 yards out flies inches wide
24' Fabian Ruiz floats the ball in, Skriniar heads it behind for a corner
21' Lautaro with some great pressing as he almost catches Ospina out
17' Biraghi with a cross for Lautaro, who gets above Maksimovic but can't direct his header on target
16' Lautaro shoots from outside the box but Ospina is in place to make the save low down
13' Bastoni plays it in behind for Lukaku but it's just too long for Inter's No.9
12' Callejon crosses it for Mertens, who shoots first-time with his right foot. The ball ends over the bar
9' Skriniar crosses it in from the right, Fabian Ruiz reads it and clears
6' Moses plays it to Brozovic, who is waiting at the edge of the box. The Croatian lets fly with his right foot but it's too close to Ospina
3' A challenge between Skriniar and Elmas ends with the Napoli No.12 lying on the floor in the middle of the park. Calvarese stops play and books the Slovakian defender
1' Away we go at the Meazza. FORZA INTER!!!
1' Conte sticks with his tried and trusted 3-5-2 formation with a few new faces in the starting line-up compared to the Derby match: Skriniar, de Vrij and Bastoni line up in front of Padelli; Moses, Barella, Brozovic, Sensi and Biraghi start in midfield; Lukaku and Lautaro are the attacking duo up front
1' Inter will play the first leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final clash against Napoli this evening. The teams are taking to the pitch: kick-off is imminent!
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49' The first leg of the semi-final between Inter and Napoli comes to an end, with Fabian Ruiz's goal deciding tonight's affair. All will be decided in the return leg at the San Paolo on 5 March
48' Lukaku flicks on a cross for D'Ambrosio before Ospina smothers the ball
45' We will have four additional minutes at San Siro
41' Lautaro and Eriksen both have opportunities before the ball goes out for a corner
40' Ospina is booked for wasting time
39' A chance for Inter: Eriksen plays it to Sanchez, who can't quite find enough space to get a shot away
37' The away side make their final change: Allan is on for Zielinski
33' Napoli make a switch: Politano enters the fray in Callejon's place
32' Mario Rui pulls back Lukaku: the Napoli full-back is booked
30' A great bit of skill by Lautaro, who picks out Lukaku in the box. A crazy scramble ensues before Ospina somehow makes the ball his own
29' Conte makes his final substitution: Sanchez takes Moses' place
28' Milik replaces Mertens for Napoli
27' Eriksen shoots with his left foot from 20 yards out. Not far off!
25' Conte goes into the referee's notebook for dissent
21' Conte makes his second change: Eriksen comes on for Sensi
19' Napoli once again threaten on the counter but Callejon's cross is too long
13' Napoli take the lead during the Nerazzurri's best spell. Ruiz beats Padelli with a left-footed curler
10' A great move from the Nerazzurri, who are continuing to attack. D'Ambrosio tries to pick out Lautaro but Calvarese's has his flag raised
7' Lautaro steals the ball from Manolas, who is then brought down by the Napoli defender. Manolas is cautioned
5' D'Ambrosio crosses it in from inside the final third but Lukaku's header has no real power. Ospina plucks it out of the air
2' The Nerazzurri pressing high at the start of the second half. A Lukaku effort is blocked before Calvarese blows his whistle for a foul
1' The second half begins at the Meazza. FORZA INTER!!!
1' The Nerazzurri made a change at the break: D'Ambrosio has replaced Skriniar
Biraghi
4.37
4.37
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D'Ambrosio
5.74
5.74
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Brozovic
5.08
5.08
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Padelli
5.05
5.05
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Skriniar
4.74
4.74
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Martínez
5.24
5.24
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de Vrij
5.8
5.8
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Sensi
3.74
3.74
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Barella
4.67
4.67
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Bastoni
5.42
5.42
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Lukaku
5.02
5.02
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Sanchez
5.21
5.21
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Moses
5.23
5.23
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Eriksen
6.09
6.09
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4 shots on target 2
4 shots off target 3
12 fouls committed 8
6 corners 5
2 offsides 0
55% ball possession 45%

Inter are unbeaten at home in the Coppa Italia against Napoli with a total of two wins and a draw. In fact, their last five meetings in the Coppa Italia have all been played at San Siro. The Nerazzurri won all three points in their last home game against Napoli in Serie A (thanks to a 1-0 win in December 2018) and they have the chance to beat Napoli twice in a row at home for the first time since 2010/11.

Inter’s last five games
Inter 4-2 AC Milan
Udinese 0-2 Inter
Inter 2-1 Fiorentina (Coppa Italia)
Inter 1-1 Cagliari
Lecce 1-1 Inter

Napoli’s last five games
Napoli 2-3 Lecce
Sampdoria 2-4 Napoli
Napoli 2-1 Juventus
Napoli 1-0 Lazio (Coppa Italia)
Napoli 0-2 Fiorentina

Inter have a total of 15 different goalscorers in all competitions this season, second only to Lazio’s 16 within the Serie A teams.

In the Coppa Italia semi-final first leg, Napoli will be without Hysaj due to suspension. Those who could face suspension if booked are: Sensi (I), Godin (I) and Fabian Ruiz (N).

wins(3) draws(1) defeats(1)

starting lineups

Padelli 27 25 Ospina
Skriniar 37 22 Di Lorenzo
de Vrij 6 19 Maksimovic
Bastoni 95 44 Manolas
Moses 11 6 Mario Rui
Barella 23 8 Fabian Ruiz
Brozovic 77 12 Elmas
Sensi 12 4 Demme
Biraghi 34 20 Zielinski
Lukaku 9 7 Callejon
Martínez 10 14 Mertens

substitutes

Handanovic 1 1 Meret
Stankovic 35 27 Karnezis
Berni 46 5 Allan
Godin 2 9 Llorente
Sanchez 7 11 Lozano
Vecino 8 13 Luperto
Ranocchia 13 21 Politano
Young 15 24 Insigne
Valero 20 26 Koulibaly
Eriksen 24 68 Lobotka
D'Ambrosio 33 99 Milik
Candreva 87