Champions League: E. Dzeko scores a double to give a 2-0 win to Inter over Shakhtar Donetsk

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

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MILANO. Inter 2-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: overcomes 2-0 after E. Dzeko scores 2 goals.

The match was held at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza Stadium in Milano on Wednesday and this began at 5:45 pm local time. The referee was Ovidiu Alin Hațegan with the assistance of Mircea Mihail Grigoriu and Sebastian Eugen Gheorghe. The 4th official was Radu Petrescu. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 6.7 degrees Celsius or 44.11 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 77%.​

Match Statistics

Shakhtar Donetsk was in firm control of the ball 58% while Inter was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

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

Inter shot 24 times, 11 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Shakhtar Donetsk shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Inter. On the opposite side, Shakhtar Donetsk received 1 yellow card (Vitao).

After playing this contest, Inter will have 10 points to move down in the 1st place. On the other side, Shakhtar Donetsk will stay with 1 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 46'
    46'

    M. Antonio

    T. Stepanenko

  • 49'
    49'

    Vitao

  • 62'
    62'

    E. Dzeko

  • 67'
    67'

    E. Dzeko

    I. Perisic

  • 68'
    68'

    J. Correa

    L. Martinez

  • 73'
    73'

    A. Bondarenko

    Pedrinho

  • 78'
    78'

    A. Vidal

    N. Barella

  • 79'
    79'

    D. D\'Ambrosio

    M. Darmian

  • 81'
    81'

    Marlos

    Tete

  • 81'
    81'

    M. Mudryk

    M. Solomon

  • 86'
    86'

    F. Dimarco

    I. Perisic

  • 86'
    86'

    S. Sensi

    H. Calhanoglu

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Inter will play away against Real Madrid on the 7th of December with a 3-0 head to head stats 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 and Lineups

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

The manager Simone Inzaghi chose to play with the following team: Samir Handanovič (7.1), Milan Škriniar (6.6), Andrea Ranocchia (6.6), Alessandro Bastoni (6.8), Matteo Darmian (7.4), Nicolò Barella (7.8), Marcelo Brozović (7.4), Hakan Çalhanoğlu (7.6), Ivan Perišić (8.0), Lautaro Martínez (6.8) and Edin Džeko (8.5).

Substitutes

Inter made 5 changes: L. Martinez for J. Correa (68′), N. Barella for A. Vidal (78′), M. Darmian for D. D’Ambrosio (79′), I. Perisic for F. Dimarco (86′) and H. Calhanoglu for S. Sensi (86′).

Top player: Edin Džeko

Probably the most impressive player in Inter was Edin Džeko.

His rating is (8.5) with 2 goals, 32 passes (68% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.

Shakhtar Donetsk: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Roberto De Zerbi played with: Anatolii Trubin (6.8), Dodô (7.1), Vitão (7.0), Marlon (7.0), Mykola Matviyenko (6.1), Maycon (7.4), Taras Stepanenko (6.8), Tetê (6.3), Pedrinho (6.7), Manor Solomon (6.8) and Fernando (6.2).

Substitutes

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

Top player: Maycon

Probably the most impressive player in Shakhtar Donetsk was Maycon.

His rating is (7.4) with 54 passes (96% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League

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