Italian Serie A
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Inter Milan 1-0 Genoa

Genoa's defender Nicolas Burdisso (right) fights for the ball with Inter Milan's forward Rodrigo Palacio
Inter Milan have not won Serie A since 2009-10

Adem Ljajic's free-kick was enough to see Inter Milan beat Genoa and move above Napoli at the top of Serie A.

The Serbian's in-swinging cross from the left-hand side of the box evaded everyone and went straight in.

Inter finished the game with 10 men after defender Danilo D'Ambrosio was sent off for a second bookable offence.

Napoli will return to the top if they win at Bologna on Sunday. Earlier, Roma lost ground in the title race when Torino snatched a 1-1 draw.

Miralem Pjanic looked to have won the match for Roma when an error from Torino goalkeeper Daniele Padelli allowed his free-kick to sneak in seven minutes from time.

However, Maxi Lopez converted a penalty deep in stoppage time after Kostas Manolas was adjudged to have tripped Andrea Belotti in the area.

Line-ups

Inter Milan

  • 1Handanovic
  • 33D'AmbrosioBooked at 86mins
  • 25Miranda
  • 24Murillo
  • 12TellesBooked at 82mins
  • 11Biabiany
  • 17Medel
  • 83Felipe MeloSubstituted forBrozovicat 45'minutes
  • 22Ljajic
  • 8PalacioSubstituted forGuarínat 90'minutes
  • 10JoveticSubstituted forPerisicat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Nunes Jesus
  • 6Dodô
  • 9Icardi
  • 13Guarín
  • 14Montoya
  • 23Ranocchia
  • 27Gnoukouri
  • 30Carrizo
  • 44Perisic
  • 46Berni
  • 77Brozovic
  • 97Manaj

Genoa

  • 1Perin
  • 5IzzoSubstituted forCissokhoat 81'minutes
  • 8Burdisso
  • 3AnsaldiBooked at 89mins
  • 11FigueirasSubstituted forPandevat 75'minutes
  • 88Rincón
  • 20Facundo CostaBooked at 29mins
  • 93Laxalt
  • 22LazovicSubstituted forCapelat 60'minutes
  • 13Gakpe
  • 10PerottiBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 4De Maio
  • 16Capel
  • 18Ntcham
  • 21Pandev
  • 23Lamanna
  • 27Ujkani
  • 38Ricozzi
  • 54Aníbal Embaló
  • 90Cissokho
  • 97Ghiglione
Referee:
Piero Giacomelli
Attendance:
39,485

Match Stats

Home TeamInter MilanAway TeamGenoa
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home14
Away4
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Inter Milan 1, Genoa 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Inter Milan 1, Genoa 0.

Miranda (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tino Costa (Genoa).

Booking

Diego Perotti (Genoa) is shown the yellow card.

Diego Perotti (Genoa) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Fredy Guarín replaces Rodrigo Palacio.

Booking

Cristian Ansaldi (Genoa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Miranda (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cristian Ansaldi (Genoa).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter Milan) for a bad foul.

Foul by Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter Milan).

Diego Perotti (Genoa) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Cristian Ansaldi.

Booking

Alex Telles (Inter Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Alex Telles (Inter Milan).

Diego Capel (Genoa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Adem Ljajic (Inter Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tomás Rincón (Genoa).

Substitution

Substitution, Genoa. Issa Cissokho replaces Armando Izzo.

Jeison Murillo (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tomás Rincón (Genoa).

Attempt saved. Tino Costa (Genoa) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Diego Perotti.

Attempt saved. Adem Ljajic (Inter Milan) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ivan Perisic.

Attempt missed. Rodrigo Palacio (Inter Milan) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ivan Perisic with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Genoa. Goran Pandev replaces Diogo Figueiras.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Ivan Perisic replaces Stevan Jovetic.

Foul by Stevan Jovetic (Inter Milan).

Diego Capel (Genoa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Nicolas Burdisso (Genoa) because of an injury.

Foul by Gary Medel (Inter Milan).

Nicolas Burdisso (Genoa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan).

Tino Costa (Genoa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter Milan).

Cristian Ansaldi (Genoa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Stevan Jovetic (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tomás Rincón (Genoa).

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