Italian Serie A
Palermo1Inter Milan1

Palermo 1-1 Inter Milan

Palermo v Inter
Inter have scored more than one goal in a game just once this season

Inter Milan failed to return to the top of Serie A as they were forced to hold on for a draw at Palermo.

A close-range goal from Croatia midfielder Ivan Perisic put Roberto Mancini's side ahead after half-time.

Alberto Gilardino levelled six minutes later, and Inter were forced back after defender Jeison Murillo earned a second yellow card after 78 minutes.

The 18-times Italian champions move up to second, level on points with leaders Fiorentina.

It is four games without a win for Inter, who took the lead against the run of play through Perisic's second goal since the 26-year-old joined from Wolfsburg for £14.5m in August.

Roberto Mancini
Four years ago this weekend Roberto Mancini masterminded Manchester City's 6-1 derby victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford on the way to the Premier League title

Substitute Jonathan Biabiany made an instant impact as the French winger provided a low cross for Perisic to tap home from close range after 60 minutes.

The lead was short-lived. A twice-deflected cross from Franco Vazquez found Gilardino in the area for the striker to guide home a shot from close range for his second goal in three games.

Both sides had chances to score the winner after Inter were reduced to 10 men when Murillo fouled Vazquez.

Fiorentina can stretch their lead at the top on Sunday, when they host third-placed Roma.

Genoa remain without an away win, after goals from Rade Krunic and Piotr Zielinski sealed a 2-0 win for Empoli, who climb to 13th.

Adam Masina's injury-time goal earned Bologna a 2-1 win at Carpi, who replace them at the foot of the table.

Line-ups

Palermo

  • 70Sorrentino
  • 23Struna
  • 12Gonzalez
  • 4Andjelkovic
  • 3Rispoli
  • 27RigoniSubstituted forChochevat 90+3'minutes
  • 25MarescaBooked at 49mins
  • 10HiljemarkSubstituted forQuaisonat 64'minutes
  • 7LazaarSubstituted forDaprelàat 81'minutes
  • 20VázquezBooked at 38mins
  • 11GilardinoBooked at 84mins

Substitutes

  • 2Vitiello
  • 6Goldaniga
  • 8Trajkovski
  • 16Brugman
  • 18Chochev
  • 21Quaison
  • 28Jajalo
  • 33Daprelà
  • 34El Kaoutari
  • 54La Gumina
  • 91Colombi
  • 97Pezzella

Inter Milan

  • 1Handanovic
  • 55Nagatomo
  • 25Miranda
  • 24MurilloBooked at 79mins
  • 12Telles
  • 13Guarín
  • 17Medel
  • 7KondogbiaBooked at 31minsSubstituted forBiabianyat 55'minutes
  • 44Perisic
  • 10JoveticSubstituted forRanocchiaat 85'minutes
  • 9IcardiSubstituted forLjajicat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Nunes Jesus
  • 8Palacio
  • 11Biabiany
  • 14Montoya
  • 21Santon
  • 22Ljajic
  • 23Ranocchia
  • 30Carrizo
  • 33D'Ambrosio
  • 77Brozovic
  • 83Melo
  • 97Manaj
Referee:
Daniele Doveri
Attendance:
20,626

Match Stats

Home TeamPalermoAway TeamInter Milan
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home10
Away19
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away10
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Palermo 1, Inter Milan 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Palermo 1, Inter Milan 1.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Palermo. Ivaylo Chochev replaces Luca Rigoni.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Gary Medel (Inter Milan).

  5. Post update

    Franco Vázquez (Palermo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ivan Perisic (Inter Milan) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Fredy Guarín.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jonathan Biabiany (Inter Milan) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Adem Ljajic.

  8. Post update

    Offside, Palermo. Franco Vázquez tries a through ball, but Luca Rigoni is caught offside.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Stefano Sorrentino.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jonathan Biabiany (Inter Milan) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Adem Ljajic with a cross.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Aljaz Struna.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Enzo Maresca.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Inter Milan. Andrea Ranocchia replaces Stevan Jovetic.

  14. Booking

    Alberto Gilardino (Palermo) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Alberto Gilardino (Palermo).

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Stevan Jovetic (Inter Milan) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Adem Ljajic.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Palermo. Fabio Daprelà replaces Achraf Lazaar.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Fredy Guarín (Inter Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right following a fast break.

  20. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Robin Quaison (Palermo) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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