Champions League: Inter overcomes Viktoria Plzeň 2-0 on Tuesday

PLZEň. Inter beats Viktoria Plzeň with a 2-0 win with a goal from E. Dzeko (20') and a goal from D. Dumfries (71').

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PLZEň. Inter conquers Viktoria Plzeň with a 2-0 win with a goal from E. Dzeko (20′) and a goal from D. Dumfries (71′). Inter was vastly superior ball possession (72%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Doosan Aréna Stadium in Plzeň on Tuesday and this began at 4:45 pm UTC. The referee was Sandro Schärer who had the assistance of Bekim Zogaj and Jonas Erni. The 4th official was Lukas Fähndrich. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 17.5 degrees Celsius or 63.5 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.​

Match Statistics

Inter was in firm control of the ball 72% while Viktoria Plzeň was struggling with a 28% ball possession.

Inter was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Inter won the match.​

Viktoria Plzeň shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Inter shot 19 times, 9 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Viktoria Plzeň received 3 yellow cards (J. Sykora, L. Kalvach and V. Jemelka). On the other side, Inter received 2 yellow cards (A. Bastoni and R. Gagliardini).

(Viktoria Plzeň) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (61′).

After this contest, Viktoria Plzeň stays with 0 points to occupy the 4th place in the table. while Inter has 0 points (3rd).

Match Events

  • 13'
    13'

    J. Sykora

  • 15'
    15'

    L. Kalvach

  • 20'
    20'

    E. Dzeko

    J. Correa

  • 22'
    22'

    V. Jemelka

  • 60'
    60'

    A. Bastoni

  • 61'
    61'

    P. Bucha

  • 64'
    64'

    D. D\'Ambrosio

    A. Bastoni

  • 71'
    71'

    D. Dumfries

    E. Dzeko

  • 71'
    71'

    F. Bassey

    T. Chory

  • 71'
    71'

    E. Jirka

    J. Sykora

  • 72'
    72'

    L. Martinez

    J. Correa

  • 72'
    72'

    H. Calhanoglu

    H. Mkhitaryan

  • 72'
    72'

    R. Gagliardini

    N. Barella

  • 76'
    76'

    M. N\'Diaye

    L. Kalvach

  • 76'
    76'

    L. Holik

    M. Havel

  • 78'
    78'

    R. Gagliardini

  • 84'
    84'

    K. Asllani

    M. Brozovic

  • 84'
    84'

    A. Cermak

    A. Vlkanova

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Viktoria Plzeň will play away with FC Bayern München on the 4th of October with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of FC Bayern München (0 draws).

Inter will play away against FC Barcelona on the 12th of October with a 5-1 head to head stats in favor of FC Barcelona (2 draws).

Viktoria Plzeň: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Michal Bílek chose to play with the following team: Jindřich Staněk (7.1), Luděk Pernica (6.6), Lukáš Hejda (7.2), Václav Jemelka (7.4), Milan Havel (7.1), Pavel Bucha (6.4), Lukáš Kalvach (6.6), Jan Sýkora (6.3), Adam Vlkanova (6.9), Tomáš Chorý (6.5) and Jhon Mosquera (6.5).

Substitutes

Viktoria Plzeň made 5 changes: T. Chory for F. Bassey (71′), J. Sykora for E. Jirka (71′), L. Kalvach for M. N’Diaye (76′), M. Havel for L. Holik (76′) and A. Vlkanova for A. Cermak (84′).

Top player: Václav Jemelka

Probably the most impressive player in Viktoria Plzeň was Václav Jemelka.

His rating is (7.4) with 21 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

Inter: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Simone Inzaghi played with: André Onana (7.0), Milan Škriniar (7.4), Francesco Acerbi (7.8), Alessandro Bastoni (7.2), Denzel Dumfries (7.7), Nicolò Barella (6.9), Marcelo Brozović (8.1), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (7.4), Robin Gosens (6.8), Edin Džeko (8.1) and Joaquín Correa (6.9).

Substitutes

Inter made 5 changes: A. Bastoni for D. D’Ambrosio (64′), J. Correa for L. Martinez (72′), H. Mkhitaryan for H. Calhanoglu (72′), N. Barella for R. Gagliardini (72′) and M. Brozovic for K. Asllani (84′).

Top player: Edin Džeko

The player who no doubt impressed Inter the most was Edin Džeko.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 28 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 9. He performed 2 crosses.

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