Conceded three goals but could have done little to stop any of them.
Former Catania man was impressive at the heart of the Palermo defence, working hard to contain the threat offered by Milito and Forlan. Even found time for one swashbuckling run late in the game which won the free-kick for Miccoli to score.
A solid showing at right-back, where he refused to buckle under any attacking pressure. Made one excellent recovery to dispossess Nagatomo after he seemed to have evaded his grasp.
Had a fantastic 2010-11 campaign, but was quieter than usual tonight, as he decided to curb his swashbuckling forays forward in order to concentrate on defending.
F. Della Rocca
Worked hard beside Barreto but was not as noticeable as his partner and was replaced by Acquah at the interval.
His ingenuity and drive sparked the move which resulted in his side's second goal, but he did pass up a glorious chance to score at 2-2. Seemed to thrive after leaving the left of midfield to play in a role that varied between wide on the right and a more central position.
Made an energetic start on the right flank, but seemed to lose some of his momentum after switching flanks.
Normally anchors the Palermo midfield but was asked to fill a central defensive berth, and did so admirably until going to sleep in the closing stages and letting Forlan in behind him to score.
A night of mixed fortunes - setting up Miccoli's first while giving away a penalty - but was actually impressive overall, working hard to battle with Stankovic and Cambiasso in the engine room.
A constant menace to the Inter back line, with his energy, drive, movement and creativity. Scored a double and inspired his side to victory in a real virtuoso display.
Has really come on leaps and bounds from the player he was last season. Scored his side's second equaliser and' like Miccoli, terrorised the Inter back three with his pace and movement.
Made some decent stops to deny Miccoli in particular, but was left brutality exposed by his back three. Should arguably have done better with Miccoli's free-kick.
Played in the centre of the back three and appeared to have little idea of how to conduct the defensive line, failing to bring the defenders flanking up when he stepped out. Was also lucky not to be sent off.
Made a similar contribution to Jonathan on the opposite flank, neither helping out his forwards or defenders.
Was like a fish out of water on the left of the back three. Naive decision to step out onto Hernandez allowed Ilicic and the Uruguayan to play a one-two around him and then release Miccoli into the space he'd vacated, leading to the second goal.
Part of a back three who didn't know whether they were coming or going. Was particularly poor at Palermo's equaliser, playing Miccoli onside while his team-mates stepped up.
Played on the right of the midfield three and offered little in an attacking or defensive sense.
Celebrated his 33rd birthday by setting up his side's opening goal by firing ball back into the area, but wasn't nearly influential enough at the heart of the midfield.
Had a nightmare start, misplacing passes and prodding a woeful left footed shot wide. Didn't get much better, and was especially lazy in letting Ilicic breeze away from him to create second goal.
Played his part by scoring a double, showing real striker's instinct to stick out a leg and deflect Stankovic's drive into the net before converting with a coolly taken spot-kick early in the second half.
Scored an injury-time consolation with fine finish, but by then it was too little too late. Fired off a series of long range efforts over the course of the 90 minutes with little success.
Substituted after just 34 minutes after a woefully ineffective opening half hour. Almost cost his side a goal in fifth minute when his slack play gifted Miccoli the chance to cross for Hernandez.
- 21 P. Orlandoni
- 23 A. Ranocchia
Expensive summer signing had to be content with a place on the bench. Introduced in the 71st minute and showed a couple of flashes of skill.
Replaced Zarate after 34 minutes, and occupied a position wide on the left. Pushed and prompted at the Palermo rearguard and created Forlan's goal with a sumptuous pass.
Wasted one glorious opportunity on the counterattack when he ran with his head down, taking one touch too many, rather than going for goal.
- 30 L. Castaignos
- 7 G. Pazzini