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58% Ball Possession INTER and 42% Ball Possession GENOA
Inter 3 – 1 Genoa
12′ Rodrigo Palacio 85′ Armando Izzo
39′ Mauro Icardi
88′ Nemanja Vidic
Serie A Standing AFTER the game:
Inter, 9th position with 25 points and a positive goal difference of +4
Genoa, 7th position with 27 points and a positive goal difference of +4
Inter and Genoa got a draw last week. Inter drew with Juventus and Genoa with Atalanta. Today, it’s all party time for Inter defeating Genoa at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium. Fans welcoming new Inter player Lukas Podolski making his debut since the first minute. Great victory for Inter jumping from the 12th to the 9th position while Genoa went down to the 7th position.
Out of the 67 precedents at the Giuseppe Meazza between Inter vs Genoa, stats showing Inter winning 43, Genoa winning 12, and 12 draws.
Highlight of the match seeing Argentinian forward Mauro Icardi scoring his 30th goal in Serie A.
Inter opening the score in the 12th minute with Argentinian forward Rodrigo Palacio defeating Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin with a right footed shot in the bottom left corner. The assist is by midfielder Gary Medel.
Inter increasing the score in the 39th minute following a corner conceded by Genoa defender Armando Izzo. It is a special goal for forward Mauro Icardi scoring his 30th goal in Serie A defeating Genoa goalkeeper Perin with a headed shot in the center. The assist is by midfielder Hernanes. This is the 10th goal this season for Icardi.
Shocking move in the 67th minute when unintentionally Inter defender Marco Andreolli hit Inter coach Roberto Mancini in the face with the ball. Mancini going down to the ground after the impact, but getting up with a smile as wondering what happened….
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Here is INTER official starting lineup by coach Roberto Mancini:
Inter (4-2-3-1): Handanović; Campagnaro, Andreolli, Vidić, D’Ambrosio; Medel, Hernanes; Palacio, Guarín, Podolski; Icardi.
Here is GENOA official starting lineup by coach Gian Piero Gasperini:
Genoa (3-4-3): Perin; Izzo, Burdisso, De Maio; Edenílson, Rincón, Bertolacci, Antonelli; Iago Falqué, Matri, Lestienne.
Inter official starting lineup against Genoa
Disciplinary situation BEFORE the game. 3 suspended players for INTER: Kovacic (1), Ranocchia (1), Juan Jesus (4)
2 suspended players for GENOA: Perotti (2), Roncaglia (1)
Stats BEFORE the game. Top scorer for INTER: Forward Mauro Icardi with 9 goals
Top scorer for GENOA: Genoa forward Alessandro Matri with 7 goals
|Icardi, Mauro||9||7||Matri, Alessandro|
|Osvaldo, Pablo Daniel||5||3||Pinilla, Mauricio|
|Kovacic, Mateo||4||3||Falque, Iago|
|Ranocchia, Andrea||2||2||Bertolacci, Andrea|
|Guarin, Fredy||2||2||Antonelli, Luca|
Stats. Here are the last 3 games of INTER: 2 draws 1 lost
|06/01/15||SA||Juventus – Inter||1:1||Round 17|
|30/12/14||CFG||Paris St.-Germa… – Inter||1:0||Friendly|
|21/12/14||SA||Inter – Lazio||2:2||Round 16|
Here are the last 3 games of GENOA: 1 draw, 2 lost
|06/01/15||SA||Genoa – Atalanta||2:2||Round 17|
|21/12/14||SA||Turin – Genoa||2:1||Round 16|
|14/12/14||SA||Genoa – Roma||0:1||ROund 15|
Click the video to watch the highlights of the game, Inter vs Genoa, Sunday 11 January 2015
Click the video to watch the commentaries from Diretta Stadio by Filippo Tramontana on Inter 3 – 1 Genoa.
Photos Inter vs Genoa courtesy inter.it
Inter forward Rodrigo Palacio
Inter forward Mauro Icardi
Inter coach Roberto Mancini
Inter 3 – 1 Genoa
Sunday 11 January 2015
Giuseppe Meazza Stadium
Assistants: PADOVAN – PAGANESSI
Fourth Official: FIORITO
ADD1: DI BELLO
Goals: 12′ Rodrigo Palacio (I), 39′ Mauro Icardi (I), 55′ Armando Izzo (G), 88′ Nemanja Vidic (I)
Official formations – lineups:
Inter: 1 Samir Handanovic; 14 Campagnaro, 15 Vidic, 6
Andreolli, 33 D’Ambrosio; 18 Medel (Krhin 87), 13 Fredy Guarin; 8 Rodrigo Palacio (Kuzmanovic 65), 88 Hernanes (Obi 74), 11 Lukas Podolski; 9 Mauro Icardi.
Subs not used: 30 Carrizo, 46 Berni, 22 Dod
|16(7)||Shots (on goal)||13(6)|