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Coppa Italia

  • January 15, 2013
  • • 3:00 PM
  • • Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano
  • Referee: L. Banti
  • • Attendance: 8734

Coppa Italia Preview: Inter - Bologna

Coppa Italia Preview: Inter - Bologna

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The Nerazzurri welcome Stefano Pioli's side to the San Siro for a Coppa Italia quarterfinal, as they aim for a semifinal date against either Fiorentina or Roma.


Silvestre, Cambiasso, Chivu
Zanetti, Guarin, Gargano, Pereira
Milito, Cassano


Motta, Antonsson, Portanova, Cherubin
Krhin, Kone, Perez
Gabbiadini, Diamanti

Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni is not expected to ring the changes ahead of the Coppa Italia quarterfinal against Bologna at San Siro on Tuesday.

18-year-old Marco Benassi made his Serie A debut in the 2-0 win over Pescara on the weekend, though he is set to be replaced by Walter Gargano, as the Nerazzurri seek an extended cup run to alleviate their recent sketchy league form.

Wesley Sneijder continues to ponder over a move away from Italy and can be expected to continue his absence from the first team, though Stramaccioni will be hoping his available senior players can see off the Rossoblu and book a place in the final four.

For the visitors, Panagiotis Kone could be preferred to Saphir Taider in midfield, with Alberto Gilardino set to lead the line.

  • Inter has won the Coppa Italia 13 times, with its last triumph coming in 2011.
  • Andrea Stramaccioni's men beat Hellas Verona 2-0 to progress to the last eight.
  • The club sits fourth in Serie A, with one league win in four games, which came on Saturday in a 2-0 victory over Pescara.
  • Inter's last home match against Bologna ended in a 3-0 win for the Rossoblu in February 2012.
  • Bologna sits 14th in Serie A, following its 4-0 rout of Chievo on Saturday.
  • Stefano Pioli's side has beaten Varese, Livorno and cup holders Napoli to progress this far.
  • The club has two Coppa Italia titles to its name, with victories coming in 1970 and 1974.
  • The winner of this tie will face Fiorentina or Roma in the semifinal, with the first leg to be played away on January 22.


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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Apr 5, 2014 Inter 2 - Bologna 2
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Nov 24, 2013 Bologna 1 - Inter 1
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Mar 10, 2013 Inter 0 - Bologna 1
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Italy - Coppa Italia ‎(ITAC)‎ Jan 15, 2013 Inter 3 - Bologna 2
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Oct 28, 2012 Bologna 1 - Inter 3
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Last Five Matches
Sep 21, 2014Palermo 1 - Inter 1SR-A
Sep 18, 2014Dnipro 0 - Inter 1EL
Sep 14, 2014Inter 7 - Sassuolo 0SR-A
Aug 31, 2014Torino 0 - Inter 0SR-A
Aug 28, 2014Inter 6 - UMF Stjarnan 0EL
Sep 20, 2014Bologna 0 - Crotone 2ITA2
Sep 12, 2014Pescara 2 - Bologna 3ITA2
Sep 7, 2014Bologna 1 - Virtus Entella 1ITA2
Aug 29, 2014Perugia 2 - Bologna 1ITA2
May 18, 2014Lazio 1 - Bologna 0SR-A
Team News
Available Squads
1Samir HandanoviçGoalkeeper
4Javier ZanettiDefender
-Matías SilvestreDefender
23Andrea RanocchiaDefender
11Á. PereiraDefender
5Juan JesusDefender
13Fredy GuarínMidfielder
-Marco BenassiMidfielder
99Antonio CassanoStriker
9Tommaso RocchiStriker
-Vid BelecGoalkeeper
-Raffaele Di GennaroGoalkeeper
26Cristian ChivuDefender
33Ibrahima MbayeDefender
17McDonald MarigaMidfielder
23Walter GarganoMidfielder
-Joseph DuncanMidfielder
-Daniel BessaMidfielder
5Esteban CambiassoMidfielder
-Gaby MudingayiMidfielder
8Rodrigo PalacioStriker
-Marko LivajaStriker
-Federico AgliardiGoalkeeper
3Archimede MorleoDefender
16Marco MottaDefender
-Frederik SorensenDefender
90Daniele PortanovaDefender
15Mikael AntonssonDefender
-Tiberio GuarenteMidfielder
15Diego PérezMidfielder
-Christian PasquatoStriker
-Alessandro DiamantiStriker
82Alberto GilardinoStriker
18Gianluca CurciGoalkeeper
32Dejan StojanovicGoalkeeper
-M. AberoDefender
-Nicolò CherubinDefender
-Roger CarvalhoDefender
15Rene KrhinMidfielder
-Nico PulzettiMidfielder
24Michele PazienzaMidfielder
25Panagiotis KoneMidfielder
-Daniele PaponiStriker
11Manolo GabbiadiniStriker

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