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Internazionale 4-1 Lazio

Javier Zanetti in tears

Inter Milan legend Javier Zanetti's farewell San Siro appearance ended in victory as the hosts scored three times in 27 first-half minutes against Lazio.

Giuseppe Biava put the visitors ahead, but a Rodrigo Palacio double and Mauro Icardi's goal put Inter in control.

Substitute Zanetti came on to a huge roar in the 55th minute, before Brazil midfielder Hernanes added a fourth.

Zanetti, Inter's record appearance holder with 863, will retire from playing at the end of the season.

The 40-year-old, who joined Inter in 1995 from Banfield in his native Argentina, had the words 'Zanetti 4 ever' on the back of his shirt.

In added time an Inter supporter ran on the pitch and had to be escorted away by Zanetti, who spoke to the fan and was given a standing ovation by the whole ground as he did so.

The five-time Serie A champion and 2010 Champions League winner is to become the club's sporting director.

Fans waved 'El Capitano' scarves throughout the win, which saw Inter move one point behind fourth-placed Fiorentina in Serie A with one game to go.

However, Fiorentina will move back four points clear of Inter if they win at bottom club Livorno on Sunday.

Inter Milan defender Javier Zanetti
Javier Zanetti salutes Inter's fans on his farewell playing appearance at the San Siro


Inter Milan

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Handanovic
  • 2Cicero MoreiraSubstituted forZanettiat 52'minutes
  • 55Nagatomo
  • 35Da Fonseca
  • 25Samuel
  • 23Ranocchia
  • 10Kovacic
  • 88de Carvalho Andrade Lima
  • 8PalacioBooked at 30minsSubstituted forMilitoat 64'minutes
  • 9Icardi
  • 17KuzmanovicSubstituted forSliti Taiderat 74'minutes


  • 4Zanetti
  • 6Andreolli
  • 11Álvarez
  • 12Castellazzi
  • 13Guarín
  • 14Campagnaro
  • 20Botta
  • 21Sliti Taider
  • 22Milito
  • 30Carrizo
  • 33D'Ambrosio


Formation 3-4-3

  • 1Berisha
  • 15GonzálezSubstituted forLedesmaat 45'minutes
  • 17Pereirinha
  • 3Goncalves Dias
  • 27Cana
  • 20Biava
  • 23OnaziBooked at 46minsSubstituted forCandrevaat 68'minutes
  • 5Biglia
  • 11Klose
  • 14Keita
  • 7Felipe AndersonSubstituted forMinalaat 82'minutes


  • 2Ciani
  • 6Mauri
  • 16Elez
  • 24Ledesma
  • 34Perea
  • 48Filippini
  • 55Guerrieri
  • 58Minala
  • 60Pollace
  • 85Novaretti
  • 87Candreva
  • 95Strakosha
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Match Stats

Home TeamInter MilanAway TeamLazio
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Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Inter Milan 4, Lazio 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Inter Milan 4, Lazio 1.

  3. Post update

    Mateo Kovacic (Inter Milan) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Lucas Biglia (Lazio).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Miroslav Klose (Lazio) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Joseph Minala with a cross.

  6. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  7. Post update

    Delay in match (Inter Milan).

  8. Post update

    Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Walter Samuel.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Rolando.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Andrea Ranocchia.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Rolando (Inter Milan).

  12. Post update

    Antonio Candreva (Lazio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Yuto Nagatomo (Inter Milan) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hernanes.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Lazio. Joseph Minala replaces Felipe Anderson.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Felipe Anderson (Lazio).

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Inter Milan 4, Lazio 1. Hernanes (Inter Milan) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mateo Kovacic.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Diego Milito (Inter Milan).

  19. Post update

    Felipe Anderson (Lazio) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

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

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 10th May 2014

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