E. Dzeko scores 2 goals to give a 2-0 win to Inter over Shakhtar Donetsk. HIGHLIGHTS

MILANO. Inter overcomes Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 after E. Dzeko scores a double.

MILANO. Inter conquers Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 after E. Dzeko scores a double.

The match was played at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milano on Wednesday and it started at 6:45 pm local time. The referee was Ovidiu Alin Hațegan with the collaboration of Mircea Mihail Grigoriu and Sebastian Eugen Gheorghe. The 4th official was Radu Petrescu. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold at 6.7 degrees Celsius or 44.11 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 42 Ball Possession 58
Shots
  • 24 Total 8
  • 11 On Target 3
  • 13 Off Target 5
  • 3 Shots blocked 0
  • 76 Attack 94
  • 44 Dangerous attack 29
  • 62 Ball safe 69
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 3
  • 3 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 10 Total 12
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Shakhtar Donetsk had a strong ball possession 58% while Inter was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Inter was was more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 11 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Inter won the match​.

Inter shot 24 times, 11 on target, 13 off target. Talking about the opposition, Shakhtar Donetsk shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Inter didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Shakhtar Donetsk received 1 yellow card (Vitao).

Match Timeline

46'
49'
61'
67'
68'
73'
Artem Bondarenko- sub ->Pedrinho
78'
78'
80'
81'
Federico Dimarco- sub ->I. Perisic
86'
Stefano Sensi - sub ->H. Calhanoglu
86'

Standings

Standings

Group A

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group B

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
5
6
4
6

Group C

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
18
6

Group D

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
10
6

Group E

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group F

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group G

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group H

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
13
6
5
6

After playing this contest, Inter will have 10 points to remain in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Shakhtar Donetsk will stay with 1 points to hold in the 4th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Champions League, Inter will play away against Real Madrid on the 7th of December with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Real Madrid (0 draws).

Shakhtar Donetsk will host Sheriff on the 7th of December with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Sheriff (0 draws).

Inter – Formation

Inter
G
Samir Handanovič 1.Slovenia
7.1
D
A. Ranocchia 13.Italy
7.0
D
Milan Skriniar 37.Slovakia
6.8
D
6.9
M
Matteo Darmian 36.Italy
7.2
78'
M
Ivan Perisic  14.Croatia
7.9
86'
M
Marcelo Brozovic 77.Croatia
7.1
M
7.8
86'
M
Nicolò Barella 23.Italy
7.8
78'
F
Edin Dzeko 9.Bosnia and Herzegovina
8.8
Goals61', 67'
F
Lautaro Martínez 10.Argentina
7.0
68'
Substitutes
G
Alex Cordaz 21.Italy
G
Ionuț Radu 97.Romania
D
Federico Dimarco 32.Italy
6.8
86'
D
Denzel Dumfries 2.Netherlands
D
A. Kolarov 11.Serbia
D
6.3
78'
M
Matías Vecino 8.Uruguay
M
Arturo Vidal 22.Chile
6.6
78'
M
Stefano Sensi  12.Italy
6.9
86'
F
Joaquín Correa 19.Argentina
6.6
68'

Inter started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Simone Inzaghi decided to play with the following team: Samir Handanovič (7.1), Milan Škriniar (6.8), Andrea Ranocchia (7.0), Alessandro Bastoni (6.9), Matteo Darmian (7.2), Nicolò Barella (7.8), Marcelo Brozović (7.1), Hakan Çalhanoğlu (7.8), Ivan Perišić (7.9), Lautaro Martínez (7.0) and Edin Džeko (8.8).

The home team had on the bench: Matías Vecino, Federico Dimarco (6.8), Roberto Gagliardini, Denzel Dumfries, Arturo Vidal (6.6), Aleksandar Kolarov, Stefano Sensi (6.9), Danilo D’Ambrosio (6.3), Alex Cordaz, Joaquín Correa (6.6) and Andrei Radu.

Substitutions

Inter made 5 changes: L. Martinez for J. Correa (68′), M. Darmian for D. D’Ambrosio (78′), N. Barella for A. Vidal (78′), I. Perisic for F. Dimarco (86′) and H. Calhanoglu for S. Sensi (86′).

Best player: Edin Džeko​

The player that probably impressed the most for Inter was Edin Džeko.

His rating is (8.8) with 2 goals, 36 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.

Shakhtar Donetsk – Formation

Shakhtar Donetsk
G
Anatoliy Trubin 81.Ukraine
7.8
D
Marlon 5.Brazil
7.1
D
Mykola Matvienko 22.Ukraine
6.1
D
Dodô 2.Brazil
7.1
D
Vitão 3.Brazil
7.0
49'
M
Taras Stepanenko  6.Ukraine
6.9
46'
M
Manor Solomon 19.Israel
6.6
M
Maycon 7.Brazil
7.3
M
Pedrinho 38.Brazil
6.4
73'
M
Tetê 14.Brazil
6.2
80'
F
Fernando  99.Brazil
6.2
81'
Substitutes
G
Andriy Pyatov 30.Ukraine
G
Oleksiy Shevchenko 1.Ukraine
D
Sergiy Kryvtsov 4.Ukraine
D
Valeriy Bondar 77.Ukraine
D
Viktor Korniienko 44.Ukraine
D
Yukhym Konoplya 26.Ukraine
M
Mykhaylo Mudryk 20.Ukraine
6.6
81'
M
Yevhen Konoplyanka 70.Ukraine
M
Artem Bondarenko 15.Ukraine
6.8
73'
M
M. Romero 11.Ukraine
7.1
80'
M
Marcos Antônio 8.Brazil
6.1
46'
F
Danylo Sikan 45.Ukraine

Shakhtar Donetsk started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Roberto De Zerbi played with: Anatolii Trubin (7.8), Dodô (7.1), Vitão (7.0), Marlon (7.1), Mykola Matviyenko (6.1), Maycon (7.3), Taras Stepanenko (6.9), Tetê (6.2), Pedrinho (6.4), Manor Solomon (6.6) and Fernando (6.2).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Andriy Pyatov, Oleksiy Shevchenko, Mykhailo Mudryk (6.6), Serhiy Kryvtsov, Yevhen Konoplyanka, Danylo Sikan, Valeriy Bondar, Viktor Korniienko, Artem Bondarenko (6.8), Yukhym Konoplia, Marlos (7.1) and Marcos Antonio (6.1).

Substitutions

Shakhtar Donetsk made 4 changes: T. Stepanenko for M. Antonio (46′), Pedrinho for A. Bondarenko (73′), Tete for Marlos (80′) and Fernando for M. Mudryk (81′).

Best player: Anatolii Trubin​

The most impressive player for Shakhtar Donetsk was the goalkeeper: Anatolii Trubin. His rating is 7.83. He performed 7 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League.​