The weather was pretty good, and a crowd of 45993 had shown up at Giuseppe Meazza
for the match. Simon Schmitt
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Afonso Leal
and Knut Berentsen
Internazionale had chosen a strategic 3-5-2 formation.
They fielded: Giovannoni - Ingellind, Parmentola, Riedmüller - Nicolay, Kassel, Frandsen, Görner, Roller - Kuchmiy, Turuelo.
A 5-5-0 alignment was the formation of choice for Alsontia.
Lineup: Panzeta - Escobar, Patard, Clément, Kettenhofen, Gengler - Helminger, Ley, Garon, Dusseldorf, Grimaldi -.
With 11 minutes gone, Internazionale had a free kick in a decent position. Despite this being a great chance for a shot, they tried a cheeky move intended to bypass the defence. However, E. Turuelo
did not manage to connect with it cleanly and the ball went out.
With 16 minutes gone, a long pass from the defence of Alsontia resulted in a counterattack that set I. Escobar
free through the middle, but the keeper made a spectacular diving save.
Internazionale's P. Parmentola
refused to leave the field after injuring his achilles tendon after 25 minutes.
0 - 0 was the score after the first half.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Internazionale, with 83 percent of the ball.
got left behind when Internazionale's K. Kuchmiy
made a sudden run forward after 50 minutes, finishing off with a neat strike. 1 - 0!
The opposing supporters gave the referee an earful when he only gave R. Ingellind
from Internazionale a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind 57 minutes into the game. That was far too lenient!
Internazionale's K. Kuchmiy
swung in a good chance from the left, but the visitors' defence were able to clear the ball.
The referee showed Internazionale's K. Kuchmiy
the yellow card after a particularly nasty challenge.
Internazionale enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 87 percent of possession.
The most dominating Internazionale player was without a doubt O. Frandsen
turned in a dismal performance, however.
Alsontia's top performer was clearly Y. Gengler
However, G. Ley
made a disastrous appearance.
The match ends 1 - 0.