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M. Barrow
N. Domínguez
1 - 2
M. Juwara
1 - 1
Lautaro Martínez
Penalty Miss
Ł. Skorupski
Penalty Save
R. Lukaku
1 - 0

Match Stats

62% 37%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 7
Total Passes 451 265
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Juventus JUV Juventus 38 26 5 7 76 43 +33 83 L L W L W
2 Internazionale INT Internazionale 38 24 10 4 81 36 +45 82 W W W D D
3 Atalanta ATA Atalanta 38 23 9 6 98 48 +50 78 L W D W D
4 Lazio LAZ Lazio 38 24 6 8 79 42 +37 78 L W W W L
5 Roma ROM Roma 38 21 7 10 77 51 +26 70 W W W W D
6 Milan MIL Milan 38 19 9 10 63 46 +17 66 W W D W W
7 Napoli NAP Napoli 38 18 8 12 61 50 +11 62 W L W L W
8 Sassuolo SAS Sassuolo 38 14 9 15 69 63 +6 51 L W L L D
9 Hellas Verona VER Hellas Verona 38 12 13 13 47 51 -4 49 L W L D D
10 Fiorentina FIO Fiorentina 38 12 13 13 51 48 +3 49 W W L D W
11 Parma PAR Parma 38 14 7 17 56 57 -1 49 W L W W L
12 Bologna BOL Bologna 38 12 11 15 52 65 -13 47 D L W L L
13 Udinese UDI Udinese 38 12 9 17 37 51 -14 45 W L W W L
14 Cagliari CAG Cagliari 38 11 12 15 52 56 -4 45 L W L L D
15 Sampdoria SAM Sampdoria 38 12 6 20 48 65 -17 42 D L L L W
16 Torino TOR Torino 38 11 7 20 46 68 -22 40 D L D D L
17 Genoa GEN Genoa 38 10 9 19 47 73 -26 39 W L L W W
18 Lecce LEC Lecce 38 9 8 21 52 85 -33 35 L W L W L
19 Brescia BRE Brescia 38 6 7 25 35 79 -44 25 D L L L W
20 SPAL SPA SPAL 38 5 5 28 27 77 -50 20 L L D L L


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Inter have the chance to make amends as they head to Verona in their next match. Bologna could rise further up the table as they host Sassuolo. After their surprise victory today, anything could happen. That's all for now. Goodbye!
That defeat pretty much puts paid to Inter's title hopes. Inter stay third in Serie A, four points behind Lazio and 11 behind Juventus. Atalanta could come within a point of them if they beat Cagliari later. Bologna rise to ninth place, five points off Milan in sixth. Maybe their season isn't quite over yet.
Bologna end Antonio Conte's unbeaten record against them in Serie A! Inter don't know what's hit them. Inter could have been out of sight in the first half and had the chance to kill the game off when Soriano was sent off and Martinez took a penalty. They didn't, Skorupski saved it, and Bologna's two Gambians Juwara and Barrow punished them. Bastoni's own red card added insult to injury for Inter.
90' + 4' Inter can't create much from the corner but Bologna don't fully clear. Esposito passes to Vecino who fires high and wide from distance. Bologna will be very grateful for that.
90' + 3' Skorupski may have saved the three points for Bologna! Bologna's keeper tips over Sanchez's shot as Lukaku finds the Chilean in the box. Inter are throwing the kitchen sink at Bologna now. Inter have a corner.
D. D'Ambrosio
Yellow Card
90' + 1' D'Ambrosio is booked for a foul on Svanberg. There will be six - six! - added minutes to the end of the game. Still time for another goal.
90' This game is coming to a breathless finish as Inter push forward and Bologna counter! Juwara forces another save from Handanovic, low to his right. If Inter get anything from this game now, they'll have him to thank.
89' Sanchez misses a golden opportunity to equalise for Inter! D'Ambrosio fires a low cross across the box and Sanchez only has to get it on target but the Chilean somehow drags it wide! It looked easier to score there.
A. Baldursson
N. Domínguez
88' Bologna make a change of their own to wind down the clock. Dominguez off. Baldursson on.
Borja Valero
M. Brozović
88' Next off is Brozovic. Valero is on for him.
M. Vecino
R. Gagliardini
88' Inter make more changes. Gagliardini off. Vecino on.
88' Svanberg almost seals the win for Bologna! Dijks sends the ball forward for the substitute and Handanovic does well to make himself big! Dominguez fires over on the follow-up. How crucial a save could that be by Inter's captain?
87' Biraghi hands Bologna a corner down their right. Denswil's header is blocked and Juwara fires wide. Inter are running out of time.
M. Svanberg
M. Barrow
85' Bologna make a change of their own. Barrow's day is done. Svanberg comes on for the goalscorer. Has he given Bologna the win?
C. Biraghi
A. Young
85' Young is next to leave the pitch. Biraghi comes on for him.
Lautaro Martínez
85' Inter make a few substitutions. Martinez trudges off. Esposito replaces him.
84' Inter do not look happy. Sanchez passes inside to find Martinez in the box. Martinez has a pop at goal but it's just wide to the right.
82' Suddenly Inter are having to chase the game. Sanchez has a slightly desperate attempt at goal from distance and it bounces wide of Bologna's goal.
N. Domínguez
80' That assist from Dominguez was a thing of beauty. Inter have totally switched off in the last 10 minutes.
M. Barrow
80' GOAL! 2-1 BOLOGNA! Bologna might have stolen the win! The visitors catch Inter cold and Dominguez finds the arriving Barrow with a sumptuous aerial throughball. Barrow makes no mistake, slotting home from the left of the box!
M. Juwara
Yellow Card
79' Juwara is next to see yellow for a foul on Sanchez. The Gambian's certainly made an impact since he came on.
R. Palacio
Yellow Card
78' Inter just about resist Bologna's free-kick. Palacio is booked for preventing Inter from countering. This is shaping up to be a tasty last 10 minutes.
A. Bastoni
Yellow 2nd/RC
77' RED CARD FOR BASTONI! Bastoni receives his second yellow card for clipping Juwara as the winger knocked the ball past him. It's 10 versus 10! This is getting feisty now.
76' Brozovic misses an opportunity to give Inter the lead again straight away. The Croatian gets on the end of Young's cross in the box but can only skid his effort wide of the post.
A. Sánchez
C. Eriksen
75' Inter respond immediately to Bologna's goal. Sanchez replaces Eriksen.
M. Juwara
74' GOAL! 1-1 BOLOGNA! Bologna deserve this for all their hard work. Inter fail to clear the corner and Juwara hits a scorcher from the centre of the box. Handanovic can't keep it out and it hits the back of the net!
73' Handanovic makes another smart stop! Inter's keeper denies Juwara at his near post as the Gambian tries to catch him out. This is a promising spell for Bologna, who sense that Inter are vulnerable. De Vrij puts it out for another Bologna corner.
72' Barrow's corner hits the first man and goes out for another. Bologna again ask for a penalty but it's not happening. Barrow tries again with the exact same result.
71' De Vrij concedes a foul in the centre of the park. Gagliardini heads the free-kick out for a Bologna corner, their first of the half.
69' It's time for the second cooling break of the game. Bologna get the opportunity to organise themselves after a breathless ten minutes. They can still get something from this game if they play their cards right.
67' Inter win yet another corner which is conceded by Juwara. Eriksen takes it but it's no threat to Bologna.
R. Palacio
R. Orsolini
65' Orsolini also goes off after tormenting Inter for a brief spell earlier. Palacio comes on in place for him.
M. Juwara
N. Sansone
65' Sansone, who faded after his early effort, is replaced by the Gambian winger Juwara.
M. Bani
T. Tomiyasu
65' Bologna decide to make some changes. First, Tomiyasu is replaced by the centre-back Bani.
63' Inter get their eighth corner of the game as Danilo knocks a Candreva cross out of play. Bologna get it away. It's been confirmed that Soriano's red card was for foul and abusive language. That was so, so avoidable.
Lautaro Martínez
Penalty Miss
62' That was a poor penalty by Martínez who blasted it towards the bottom left corner. Skorupski was equal to it and Inter's lead is still just the one goal. Bologna will undoubtedly be weaker after Soriano's sending off though.
Ł. Skorupski
Penalty Save
62' SKORUPSKI SAVES THE PENALTY! Bologna's keeper dives the right way to keep Martinez's shot out, and denies Gagliardini on the follow-up at point blank range! Bologna survive for now.
60' PENALTY FOR INTER! Dijks naively sticks out a foot and catches Candreva as the wing-back rushes into the box. Inter have a chance to put the game to bed.
58' That didn't look like a red card, or even a yellow. You can only think the referee has sent Soriano off for something he said when the foul was given. Will this give Inter the advantage again?
R. Soriano
Red Card
57' RED CARD FOR SORIANO! What's this? Soriano dribbles towards Inter's box but his touch lets him down and he catches Gagliardini. The referee gives him his marching orders and Bologna are down to ten men! That looks incredibly harsh.
56' On second viewing, Handanovic dove the right way for that Barrow strike but it could have easily crept past him. Inter are fortunate to still be in the lead.
54' The action isn't letting up at the moment. Eriksen sets Martinez free down the left-hand channel and the Argentine has pace to burn. Skorupski comes out to close the angle and Martinez can't get the ball past him at the near post. He thumps the ground in frustration. Inter get a corner which Bologna clear.
53' Bologna hit the post! Barrow spanks an effort towards goal from outside the box and Handanovic is stranded. Inter breathe a sigh of relief as it bounces back off the right-hand upright. That was a fantastic strike.
51' A Bologna attack breaks down and Bastoni and Schouten tussle near the touchline with the Dutchman winning out. Seconds later, Tomiyasu sticks a foot out to prevent a throughball from reaching Lukaku. Skorupski clears.
50' Bologna are ferociously pressing Inter whenever the home side's centre-backs are in possession. Tomiyasu takes it a bit far as he clatters into the back of Young, giving away a free-kick.
49' Eriksen's corner doesn't beat the first man. There's an exciting pace to the start of this half, just where the first half left off.
48' Candreva stings the hands of Skorupski with an effort from outside the box. The Polish keeper dives to his right to make a decent save! It'll be an Inter corner.
46' Gagliardini carries the ball forward from midfield, looking for his teammates further forward. The midfielder decides to pass inside but no one in black and blue is there and Bologna promptly get it away. 
45' The second half gets underway. Neither side elects to make a change at half-time.
Inter had twice as many shots as Bologna in that first half but both sides had two on target, and Orsolini perhaps should have scored. Bologna’s last away draw came back in September – since then, they’ve either won or lost on the road. Can the visitors turn this game around?
Inter head in at the break with a slender lead over a spirited Bologna side. Inter were well on top for the first half hour, opening the scoring through Lukaku, but Bologna have recovered to give themselves a fighting chance in the second half. More to come!
45' + 2' Eriksen hauls down Dominguez as the Argentine nips in to steal possession from the Dane. That'll be that for now.
45' Handanovic plays with fire as he ventures out of his box to deal with a forward pass from Danilo with Barrow lurking. Thankfully for Inter's captain, he finds Bastoni before getting rid at the second time of asking. There'll be two added minutes here.
44' Inter work the ball down their right flank, winning a throw-in, but Gagliardini is caught offside from Candreva's delivery.
43' Orsolini nearly takes down a booming crossfield pass from Denswil but his touch gives Young just a bit too much of the ball. Bologna have got a foothold in the game now.
A. Bastoni
Yellow Card
41' Bastoni gets Inter's first yellow card of the game for a cynical foul as Bologna try to counter.
40' Inter get a free-kick as Dominguez fouls Lukaku near the halfway line. It's lofted forward to Martinez but is seen off by Danilo.
38' Bologna have upped the pressure for the moment. Orsolini twists this way and that in the box to force Handanovic to save his cross-cum-shot at the near post. Inter deal with the corner and soon end up conceding another, which they also handle.
36' Orsolini knocks an effort into the side netting from Barrow's corner. Bologna aren't creating many chances but they look threatening when they do.
34' It's end-to-end stuff now! Lukaku's dribble forward comes to nothing and Bologna break at speed. Orsolini darts between Inter's centre-backs and is one-on-one with Handanovic only for the keeper to make a save with his leg! Bologna corner.
32' Inter should be two or three goals up already. Not long after Young fires wide from outside the box, Martinez races through on goal but gives Danilo a chance to block the shot. Inter's corner doesn't lead to much.
30' Inter look sharp here. This time Young fires a forward pass towards Lukaku that Dijks blocks but can't clear. D'Ambrosio latches onto the rebound but his cross can't find another Inter player.
28' Play resumes with a Bologna throw-in and Young nearly makes it 2-0 Inter! The English wing-back beats Tomiyasu with ease on the left flank to burst into the box. His shot is saved by Skorupski and goes out for an Inter corner that Martinez hits into the ground and out of play. 
26' The players head off the pitch for a brief cooling break. Mihajlovic takes the opportunity to motivate his players who haven't been so bad so far.
24' Bologna rally after conceding, winning two corners in a row. Inter deal well with them both, although Bologna cry for a penalty as Brozovic gets rid of the first. No such luck.
R. Lukaku
22' GOAL! 1-0 INTER! Lukaku won't be denied. Young fires in a fantastic cross from the left. Martinez's glancing header rebounds off the far post and Lukaku is there to poke it in. They all count! 
20' Sansone is fouled by D'Ambrosio and wins a free-kick. This hasn't been the most freeflowing match so far but it's entertaining enough.
19' Candreva fires in a dangerous cross from the right that Lukaku rushes to meet at the near post. Bologna's captain Danilo does enough to put the Belgian off and puts the ball out for an Inter corner, which Bologna soon clear.
17' Bologna create a few decent opportunities. Barrow feeds Sansone down the left and the winger cuts inside on his favoured right foot. His shot loops up into the arms of Handanovic. Barrow shoots wide from outside the box shortly after.
Yellow Card
15' The referee signals he won't put up with Bologna's fouls. Danilo gets booked for chopping down Martinez.
14' Inter get their third corner of the game. They're finding plenty of joy down the flanks. This time Eriksen's delivery reaches the far post but it ends up in a Bologna goal-kick.
12' Again, Inter's corner isn't great. The flag goes up against Lukaku shortly after the Belgian fires into the net due to a hint of handball.
11' Bologna almost play themselves into trouble! Dijks' backpass is ill-judged and Skorupski is forced to save it with his foot! Inter look to capitalise on the confusion and win a corner.
10' Lukaku holds up the ball well and Inter set off upfield. Bologna get some respite as Brozovic backs into Soriano on the edge of the visitors' box, giving away a free-kick.
9' Inter win their first corner of the game down their right off Dijks. Eriksen finds Martinez in the box but his header is well wide.
7' Bologna have started this game aggressively, trying to disrupt Inter's play. Denswil gives away a foul as he catches Martinez in the face. It's clumsy rather than malicious and the referee gives the visitors their first warning.
5' Contrary to pre-match reports, Bologna look to be playing a 4-2-3-1 with Soriano behind Barrow up front. Inter win a free-kick as Sansone bumps into D'Ambrosio.
3' Inter start this game positively. Candreva looks to chase onto a ball down the right but it bounces harmlessly out of the wing-back's reach. Bologna throw-in.
1' And we're off here in Milan!
The two sides are out on the San Siro pitch. Inter are in their iconic black and blue home kit while Bologna will play in their all-white away kit with its fetching red and blue sash.
After winning their previous meeting back in November, Inter are looking for a league double over Bologna for the first time since 2015/16. Inter have a strong home record against their visitors - will Conte's team continue their late title push?
Inter freshen up, making four changes from the side that dismantled Brescia. Back in come Candreva, Brozovic, Eriksen and Lukaku. There are four changes to Bologna's starting XI too as they mirror Inter's 3-5-2. Denswil comes in at centre-back while Sansone, Dominguez and Orsolini all get the nod in midfield.
SUBS: Gabriele Corbo, Rodrigo Palacio, Gianmarco Cangiano, Andri Fannar Baldursson, Mattia Bani, Angelo da Costa, Mouhamadou Sarr, Federico Bonini, Ladislav Krejci, Musa Juwara, Mattias Svanberg.
BOLOGNA (3-5-2): Lukasz Skorupski; Takehiro Tomiyasu, Stefano Denswil, Danilo (c); Riccardo Orsolini, Nicolas Dominguez, Nicola Sansone, Roberto Soriano, Mitchell Dijks; Musa Barrow, Jerdy Schouten.
SUBS: Kwadwo Asamoah, Lucien Agoume, Daniele Padelli, Sebastiano Esposito, Alexis Sanchez, Tommaso Berni, Diego Godin, Borja Valero, Cristiano Biraghi, Andrea Ranocchia, Matias Vecino, Lorenzo Pirola.
INTER (3-4-1-2): Samir Handanovic (c); Danilo D'Ambrosio, Stefan de Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni; Antonio Candreva, Marcelo Brozovic, Roberto Gagliardini, Ashley Young; Christian Eriksen; Romelu Lukaku, Lautaro Martinez.
Inter's visitors today are mid-table Bologna who look neither European contenders nor relegation battlers. Sinisa Mihajlovic's men don't seem to have a great deal to play for but that could give them a freedom that could make them dangerous.
Inter still have faint hopes of catching Juventus in the Serie A title race. Antonio Conte's team thrashed Brescia 6-0 last time out, and with Lazio losing 3-0 to Milan earlier this weekend, they have the chance to pull themselves back within a point of second place with a win here.
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