Champions League: Inter conquers Sheriff 3-1

TIRASPOL. Inter defeats Sheriff 3-1.

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TIRASPOL. Inter overcomes Sheriff 3-1. Inter was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with M. Brozovic (54′), M. Skriniar (66′) and A. Sanchez (83′). Sheriff reduced the distance with a goal (90′ + 2′) by A. Traore, but there was not much to do for them. Inter was vastly superior ball possession (65%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena Stadium in Tiraspol on Wednesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Felix Zwayer who was helped by Rafael Foltyn and Marco Achmüller. The 4th official was Sven Jablonski. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 4.4 degrees Celsius or 39.97 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 64%.​

Match Statistics

Inter was in firm control of the ball 65% while Sheriff was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Inter was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Inter won the encounter.​

Sheriff shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Inter shot 22 times, 8 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Sheriff received 4 yellow cards (E. Addo, Cristiano, D. Kolovos and Fernando Costanza). On the other side, Inter received 2 yellow cards (M. Darmian and M. Skriniar).

After playing this match, Sheriff will stay with 6 points like Real Madrid to move up in the 3rd place. On the other side, Inter will have 7 points to move down in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 35'
    35'

    E. Addo

  • 43'
    43'

    M. Darmian

  • 46'
    46'

    D. Dumfries

    M. Darmian

  • 51'
    51'

    Cristiano

  • 54'
    54'

    M. Brozovic

  • 61'
    61'

    D. Kolovos

  • 62'
    62'

    S. Radeljic

    E. Addo

  • 64'
    64'

    Fernando Costanza

  • 64'
    64'

    I. Perisic

    F. Dimarco

  • 66'
    66'

    M. Skriniar

  • 67'
    67'

    M. Skriniar

  • 73'
    73'

    Bruno

    D. Kolovos

  • 81'
    81'

    A. Sanchez

    L. Martinez

  • 81'
    81'

    J. Correa

    E. Dzeko

  • 82'
    82'

    K. Julien

    J. Jakhshibaev

  • 83'
    83'

    A. Sanchez

  • 86'
    86'

    A. Ranocchia

    S. de Vrij

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Traore

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Sheriff will host Real Madrid on the 24th of November with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Sheriff (0 draws).

Inter will host Shakhtar Donetsk on the 24th of November with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Inter (4 draws).

Sheriff: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Yury Vernydub chose to play with the following team: Giorgos Athanasiadis (6.4), Fernando Costanza (6.4), Danilo Arboleda (6.8), Gustavo Dulanto (6.5), Cristiano (7.0), Edmund Addo (6.3), Sebastien Thill (6.9), Adama Traore (6.1), Dimitrios Kolovos (6.1), Frank Castañeda (6.2) and Jasurbek Yakhshiboev (6.4).

Substitutes

Sheriff made 3 changes: E. Addo for S. Radeljic (62′), D. Kolovos for Bruno (73′) and J. Jakhshibaev for K. Julien (82′).

Top player: Cristiano

The player who no doubt impressed Sheriff the most was Cristiano.

His rating is (7.0) with 40 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses.

Inter: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Simone Inzaghi played with: Samir Handanovič (6.5), Milan Škriniar (7.4), Stefan de Vrij (7.3), Alessandro Bastoni (6.8), Matteo Darmian (6.8), Nicolò Barella (7.6), Marcelo Brozović (9.0), Arturo Vidal (8.2), Federico Dimarco (6.9), Edin Džeko (6.8) and Lautaro Martínez (7.5).

Substitutes

Inter made 5 changes: M. Darmian for D. Dumfries (46′), F. Dimarco for I. Perisic (64′), L. Martinez for A. Sanchez (81′), E. Dzeko for J. Correa (81′) and S. de Vrij for A. Ranocchia (86′).

Top player: Marcelo Brozović

Probably the most impressive player in Inter was Marcelo Brozović.

His rating is (9.0) with 1 goal, 83 passes (91% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

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