Serie A: Juventus 1:0 Inter – coverage, line-ups, forecast and Live Commentary
The Derby D’Italia will take place in Turin tonight.
Winning to keep chasing any possible record on one side, three points to keep the Serie A alive on the other. The records are in favour of the Bianconeri, moreover the Nerazzurri are the team against which Juventus have won largest number of Serie A matches. The last victory of Spalletti’s team dates back on September 2016, when they won 2-1 at Giuseppe Meazza.
A goal from the Bianconeri will continue their record-breaking series: with a win today, the Old Lady could make the best start after 15 matchdays in the five major European championships. Alex Sandro, Khedira and Barzagli will be out due to injuries.
On the other hand, Inter will try to consolidate at third place, in order to qualify for the next UCL.
As announced by Spalletti at the press conference, Nainggolan won’t play against Juve. Dalbert is also out.
Juventus: Szczesny; De Sciglio, Bonucci, Chiellini, Cancelo; Bentancur, Pjanic, Matuidi; Dybala, Mandzukic, Ronaldo
Juventus bench: Perin, Pinsoglio, Benatia, Douglas Costa, Cuadrado, Emre Can, Rugani, Bernardeschi, Spinazzola
Inter: Handanovic; Vrsaljko, Skriniar, Miranda, Asamoah; Gagliardini, Brozovic, Joao Mario; Politano, Icardi, Perisic
Inter bench: Padelli, De Vrij, Vecino, Lautaro Martinez, Keita, Ranocchia, Borja Valero, D’Ambrosio, Candreva
Ref.: Massimiliano Irrati
(Reporting by Glushko Denys, editing by Ponomarenko Valeriia)
90+6′ FULL-TIME! Juventus are at the top of the table, after their 14th win from 15 league games. JUVENTUS 1-0 INTER.
90+4′ Very confident game by the Old Lady.
90+2′ Chaaaance! Martinez failed his moment. It made Spalletti sad.
90′ 4 minutes of added time in Turin…
88′ Bentancur wins his side a free-kick.
86′ Cristiano was alone against three defenders and earned a corner.
85′ Free kick by Ronaldo, but his shot was blocked by the wall.
83′ Two corners for Juve. Handanovic kept the ball.
82′ It is a welcome return from injury for Emre Can, with Pjanic making his way.
81′ Stats. Possession: Juve – 49%, Inter – 51%.
80′ Failed corner by Inter.
77′ Substitution from Inter: Lautaro Martínez in, while Mario went to the bench.
76′ Douglas Costa sent a corner.
74′ Moment for the guests from a free kick, but Perisic’s free-kick clips the top of the wall.
72′ Substitution from the hosts: Paulo Dybala out, while Doglas Costa in.
69′ Subs by Spalletti. Gagliardini has made way, with Balde coming on to the pitch.
66′ GOOOOOLAAAAAAAAAAAAAASOOOOOOOOOOO! MARIOOO MANDZUKIIIIIC! The Old Lady took the lead! Brilliant moment by Mandzukic, who pulls off his rival, before heading Cancelo’s cross into the net from close distance. 1:0
63′ Bonucci tried his luck from 30 meters. But, without a result.
61′ The effort by Ronaldo from long distance.
58′ Inter made their 1st substitution tonight, with Valero coming on to replace Politano.
57′ 3rd yellow light for the last 5 minutes. Mateo Brozovic is booked.
55′ Another one yellow card. It’s time for Ivan Perisic.
54′ Rodrigo Bentancur from Juve got a yellow card.
50′ Mandzukic was close! Unfortunately, the Croat couldn’t quite latch on to the ball.
48′ Amaziiiing opportunity for Politano! He was near the hosts’ box, but failed. His shot was blocked by the alert defenders.
46′ The second half has started at the Allianz Stadium.
45+1′ HALF-TIME. JUVENTUS 0:0 INTER.
45′ 1 minute was added by ref.
45′ Free kick for the Nerazzuri near Juve’s box.
43′ All 11 Inter’s performers are in the defence. So bad time for the guests.
40′ Dybala is playing everywhere.
39′ Chiellini had two chances, without netting.
37′ Block from Samir Handanovic. Pull-back by Bentancur is perfect.
35′ Juve are in the Inter half. It’s so close to their goal last few minutes.
34′ It’s interesting that both squads are changing attacks.
32′ The strike by Cristiano is blocked by the Inter Milan defense.
31′ Ivan Perisic didn’t manage to finish the attack. Inter lost second goal moment for a minute.
29′ AMAZING MOMENT FOR INTER! Gagliardini was on the brink of a goal, but hit the post.
27′ Inter are putting pressure on the hosts.
25′ Milan Skriniar returned on the field. He’s okay.
25′ The game has been resumed.
23′ Ronaldo punched Milan Skriniar. The Croat can probably get a injury.
21′ Perisic sends another one dangerous cross into the penalty area, but the ball went to Szczesny’s hands.
18′ Vrsaljko got the ball from Cristiano, but it’s corner for the Old Lady. It’s equal game in the first minutes.
17′ Good corner for Inter. It’s hard time for the hosts’ defense.
14′ Vrsaljko made a shot from a long distance, but Szczesny noticed it.
10′ Dybala created a dangerous moment again.
8′ Paulo Dybala went to the penalty area, but headed over Inter’s crossbar.
6′ 1st yellow card of the game for Miralem Pjanic, after bringing Joao Maria down.
4′ Szczesny saved his team from the goal.
2′ Politano sent a cross to the middle, Juve took the ball.
1′ We are starting.
0′ Both team are on the field and are holding a minute of silence before the match. It’s time for Derby D’Italia!