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G. Kondogbia
Red Card
90' + 4'
M. Zárate
Red Card
90' + 1'
K. Babacar
Goal
87'
K. Babacar
J. Iličić
87'
A. Costa
M. Vecino
84'
D. D'Ambrosio
R. Palacio
76'
R. Palacio
Yellow Card
75'
N. Kalinić
Yellow Card
71'
I. Perišić
E. Martins
68'
M. Brozović
Yellow Card
60'
Borja Valero
Goal
58'
M. Zárate
Cristian Tello
47'
Marcos Alonso
Yellow Card
28'
M. Icardi
Yellow Card
26'
M. Brozović
Goal
26'
R. Palacio
Assist
11'
G. Medel
Yellow Card
11'
Alex Telles
Yellow Card
3
1
2
2

Stats

Possession
% %
3
4
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 8 1
Total Passes 523 316

Commentary

What a grandstand finish to that one! Thanks for joining us throughout that manic Serie A clash between Fiorentina and Inter. 
G. Kondogbia
Red Card
Internazionale
ANOTHER RED! Kondogbia is given a red card after the final whistle for a comment made to the referee.
90' + 6' The fourth official only signaled three minutes added time, but the match entered the 96th minute before it finally came to a close. 
M. Zárate
Red Card
Fiorentina
90' + 4' Zarate is shown a red card for grabbing Murillo by the back of the neck which was spotted by the linesman!
K. Babacar
Goal
Fiorentina
90' + 1' GOAL! Fiorentina get the winner at the death! Super sub Babacar gets the hosts a priceless three points by bundling the ball over the line following a double save from Handanovic.
89' Perisic is furious at the referee for not spotting a push on the Croatian in a rare opportunity going forward for the visitors. However, it's not stopping Fiorentina from pushing on
K. Babacar
J. Iličić
Fiorentina
87' Sousa pushes for the winner by bringing on Babacar for Ilicic.
A. Costa
M. Vecino
Fiorentina
87' Tino Costa is introduced for Vecino.
87' It's all about keeping the ball for Inter now as the visitors look to frustrate Fiorentina and, more importantly, keep the hosts off the play which they could utilise much better with the man advantage.
85' Inter are truly parked in their half now as they look to defend this point. However, the home side are pushing many bodies forward which could present an opportunity to counter-attack.
D. D'Ambrosio
R. Palacio
Internazionale
84' Mancini has reacted to the red card by bringing on Palacio for D'Ambrosio.
82' Inter are reduced to 10 mean as Telles is booked again and is given his marching orders
82' A fantastic, twisting run from Zarate draws a corner for Fiorentina and a sea of applause from the home support as his relentless determination saw him ride two tackles.
80' Inter are having their longest spell of possession in a long time as the midfield and defence knock the ball amongst one another. As the time passes, it's looking more likely that the visitors will be content with a draw.
78' Handanovic is display his sweeping capabilities as Kalinic gets behind the Inter defence again to chase a long pass, only to be bettered by the reactions of the Inter goalkeeper. However, the linesman was quick to raise the offside flag regardless, despite the replay suggesting the striker was onside.
R. Palacio
Yellow Card
Internazionale
76' Palacio picks up a silly yellow card for timewasting following a foul from Miranda on Kalinic.
N. Kalinić
Yellow Card
Fiorentina
75' Yellow card Nikola Kalinić
75' A fantastic ball over the top towards Kalinic causes problems at the back for Inter. However, Handanovic does exceptionally well to rush of his line and punch the play clear to safety.
73' STAT: Fiorentina are unbeaten in their last four matches, winning two of them and drawing two.
I. Perišić
E. Martins
Internazionale
71' Substitution Eder Citadin Martins Ivan Perišić
71' Fiorentina are showing the quality we witnessed for large spells in the first half. If this continues, the hosts are likely to test Handanovic again and possibly even grab a winner.
69' A dangerous free-kick for Fiorentina as Kalinic goes down after Brozovic swipped at his ankles. However, Ilicic's effort goes well over the crossbar.
M. Brozović
Yellow Card
Internazionale
68' Yellow card Marcelo Brozović
66' Zarate is showing why he's been introduced to this match by showing his energetic nature and wonderful touch. The winger has been on the pitch for under 10 minutes but he's already exerting his influence.
64' It's all Fiorentina now! Appeals for a handball in the Inter box as Zarate strikes the ball towards goal and the replay shows it hits the hand of Telles. However, the referee was unlikely to award a penalty following the power of the strike.
62' The goal has lifted the atmosphere in Florence! The home support have become extremely vocal and are making a cauldron of noise as the home fans look to push their side on for another goal.
Borja Valero
Goal
Fiorentina
60' GOAL! One of the smallest men on the pitch scores a header. Three Fiorentina players escape their markers and it's the Spanish midfielder who meets with the cross from Ilicic to bring the score level.
M. Zárate
Cristian Tello
Fiorentina
58' The first sub for the home side as Zarate is introduced for Tello.
58' Almost a chance for Kalinic as Ilicic delivered a deep cross to the striker as he peeled off Murillo. However, the pass was a touch too heavy, making like difficult for the forward to bring the ball down.
56' Fiorentina are seriously struggling to break Inter down in this match. The away side are not letting the hosts get anywhere near their goal and it's making Kalinic become extremely isolated. 
54' STAT: Inter have won 10 matches 1-0 this season.
52' The visitors are growing in confidence as Telles sends a long pass forward for Eder to chase, but Tatarusanu is awake to the danger and rushes off his line to take the ball around the striker and hook clear.
50' Inter are managing to frustrate the hosts again as get the ball forward whilst keeping enough number back. Ilicic is reduces to a pot shot from 25 yards out, but it goes well wide of Handanovic's goal.
48' A fantastic free-kick from Brozovic allows the midfielder to combine with Nagatomo on the right side of the pitch to craft a crossing oportunity. However, the delivery into the box was easily cleared by Roncoglia.
Marcos Alonso
Yellow Card
Fiorentina
47' Yellow card Marcos Alonso Mendoza
46' Inter get us back underway!
As a whole, Fiorentina's performance has been solid. However, Sousa is unlikely to be happy with how his side ended the half. If they're able to start the last 45 well, there's little to suggest the hosts are unable to get back in this game.
45' + 1' SAVE! Handanovic is called into action as Vecino turns a header towards Inter's goal but the goalkeeper swan-dives to his left to push the ball away, bringing a close to the half.
44' When Fiorentina do go forward, most of their joy is coming up the right side with Tello. The winger is giving some troubled times to Inter as Alex Telles leaves space for his opposite man to expose.
42' Inter have managed to take the sting out of this match temporarily by getting their share of possession in the last five minutes, meaning the hosts are unable to apply pressure on the back line for the Nerazzurri.
40' Brozovic's influence is growing on this match as the midfielder floats a cross over to Palacio, who then decides to head back across goal to win the visitors a corner as Rodriguez heads behind.
38' Another big decision for the referee to make as Eder goes down in the box following a clash with Astori. Unlike the last penalty shout, the official appears to have got this one correct.
36' The atmosphere in the Stadio Artemio Franchi is being turned up a notch as Fiorentina look to grab their first of the match before half time. However, the defence of Inter is proving sturdy for now.
34' Neat footwork from Ilicic crafted some space for Tello on the right as Alex Telles got sucked into the play. However, the Spaniard was unable to deliver a good cross into the box and it misses all the purple-shirted attackers.
32' Following the goal, the pattern in this match hasn't altered with Inter being pushed back deep in their half as they seek to defend this lead despite their poor record at the back recently. 
30' A dangerous free-kick for Fiorentina amounts to little following Brozovic's foul out wide on the left. Borja Valero's cross is met by Kalinic, but his header goes over the crossbar.
M. Icardi
Yellow Card
Internazionale
28' Icardi picks up a yellow for a silly foul in midfield.
28' Frustrating for the home support going one goal down after Fiorentina being the better side, but it was a fine counter-attacking move from the visitors. The Viola must be wary not to do the same again as they commit men forward in the quest for an equaliser.
M. Brozović
Goal
Internazionale
26' GOAL! Inter open the scoring through Brozovic at the midfielder caps off a fantastic move from the away side. Smashing the ball into the roof of the net, Tatarusanu had no chance.
R. Palacio
Assist
Internazionale
26' Palacio shows his intelligence to cut the ball back across the box after making a fantastic run to allow Kondogbia to pick the striker out.
23' Fiorentina are still in command here, with the midfield knocking the ball about very well but haven't managed to push on too much. Inter are starting to look better, but haven't found their rhythm just yet.
21' BIG DECISION! The referee had to make a call on a penalty as Miranda appeared to bring down Tello. The replays suggest the official made the incorrect decision.
18' CHANCE! A header from Murillo doesn't find the target as the centre-back rises highest to meet with a cross from Brozovic.
16' This start for Inter isn't the one Mancini would have wanted from his side. With the form they're showing, the opening 15 minutes of this match hasn't displayed any signs of that changing.
14' Bernardeschi plays the ball to Ilicic who has a shot to almost open the scoring! However, whilst Handanovic was beaten, luckily for the goalkeeper the effort was blocked on the line by his defence.
G. Medel
Yellow Card
Internazionale
11' Medel picks up a yellow for arguing with the referee.
Alex Telles
Yellow Card
Internazionale
11' Telles gets the first yellow of the game for a foul.
11' STAT: Inter have conceded three goals in three of their last four matches.
9' Fiorentina have certainly settled into this match better than Inter with the home side applying pressure to the visitors. Moreover, Sousa's side is commanding the possession well.
7' A free-kick for Fiorentina in a dangerous position following a foul on the edge of the box. However, the chances amounts to little as Borja Valero's delivery was turned away by the Inter defence.
5' Fiorentina manage to craft the first chance of the game with Valero going forward for the home side. However, as he tries to get a shot away, Murillo dives in to make a block.
3' A poor quality of football to the opening exchanges of this match as both sides look to find their feet. Both Fiorentina and Inter are lumping the ball forward in an attempt to craft a chance.
1' Fiorentina get us underway!
Kick-off is almost here! The fans are in their seats, the players are in the tunnel and the atmopshere is building. Not long now.
Both managers decide to make changes to their sides from their previous fixtures. Following the red card to Matias Fernandez, Paulo Sousa was forced into one of his, however Roberto Mancini decides to introduce Gary Medel and Miranda in the starting XI in the heart of midfield and defence respectively.
Subs: Biabiany, Gnoukouri, Carrizo, Zonta, Perisic, Jovetic, Santon, Ljajic, Juan Jesus, Berni, D'Ambrosio, Manaj.
Inter (4-3-3): Handanovic; Nagatomo, Miranda, Murillo, Telles; Brozovic, Medel, Kondogbia; Palacio, Eder, Icardi.
Subs: Zarate, Costa, Lezzerini, Kone, Tomovic, Pasqual, Babacar, Sepe, Blaszczykowski.
Fiorentina (3-4-3): Tatarusanu; Roncaglia, Gonzalo, Astori; Marcos Alonso, Vecino, Borja, Bernardeschi; Ilicic, Tello, Kalinic.
CONFIRMED TEAM NEWS
On the flip side, Inter have won just one of their last six Serie A matches, with their previous outing a 3-3 draw away at bottom-placed Hellas Verona. Roberto Mancini is witnessing his side slip off the pace at the top of the table, but a victory tonight would do their confidence the world of good.
Fiorentina are coming into this clash with good spirits following the recent form they've discovered. Currently boasting an unbeaten record in their last four matches, Inter will be expecting a tough game when fourth clashes with fifth this evening.
Hello and welcome to the live text commentary between Fiorentina and Inter! We'll be guiding you through all the action as it happens in this Serie A clash at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
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