Serie A: Inter beats Cagliari 3-1

CAGLIARI. Inter beats Cagliari 3-1.


CAGLIARI. Inter overcomes Cagliari 3-1. Inter got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from M. Darmian (25′) and L. Martinez (51′). Cagliari tried to recover with a goal from C. Lykogiannis (54′). However, the match was closed by a goal (85′) scored by L. Martinez for Inter. Inter was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Sardegna Arena stadium in Cagliari on Sunday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Doveri who was helped by Sergio Ranghetti and Mauro Vivenzi. The 4th official was Luca Massimi. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 19.4 degrees Celsius or 66.83 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.​

Match Statistics

Inter was in firm control of the ball 61% while Cagliari was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Cagliari was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, Inter was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Cagliari shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Inter shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Cagliari. On the other side, Inter received 2 yellow cards (M. Darmian and H. Calhanoglu).

After this match, Cagliari will stay with 29 points to stay in the 18th place. On the other side, Inter will have 78 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 11'

    M. Škriniar (Goal Disallowed)

  • 25'

    M. Darmian

  • 37'

    M. Darmian

  • 51'

    L. Martinez

  • 54'

    C. Lykogiannis

  • 56'

    N. Nandez

    M. Rog

  • 56'

    K. Balde

    L. Pavoletti

  • 58'

    R. Gagliardini

    N. Barella

  • 59'

    D. Dumfries

    M. Darmian

  • 70'

    D. D\'Ambrosio

    A. Bastoni

  • 70'

    J. Correa

    E. Dzeko

  • 79'

    D. Baselli

    R. Marin

  • 79'

    A. Carboni

    G. Altare

  • 85'

    L. Martinez

  • 86'

    A. Sanchez

    L. Martinez

  • 86'

    G. Pereiro

    H. Dalbert

  • 87'

    H. Calhanoglu

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Cagliari: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Alessandro Agostini chose to play with the following team: Alessio Cragno (6.6), Raoul Bellanova (6.1), Luca Ceppitelli (6.4), Giorgio Altare (6.9), Charalampos Lykogiannis (7.1), Răzvan Marin (6.4), Alberto Grassi (7.0), Dalbert (6.2), Marko Rog (6.2), Leonardo Pavoletti (6.7) and João Pedro (6.4).


Cagliari made 5 changes: M. Rog for N. Nandez (56′), L. Pavoletti for K. Balde (56′), R. Marin for D. Baselli (79′), G. Altare for A. Carboni (79′) and H. Dalbert for G. Pereiro (86′).

Top player: Charalampos Lykogiannis

Probably the most impressive player in Cagliari was Charalampos Lykogiannis.

His rating is (7.1) with 1 goal, 38 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He performed 5 crosses.

Inter: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Simone Inzaghi played with: Samir Handanovič (6.9), Milan Škriniar (6.8), Stefan de Vrij (7.1), Alessandro Bastoni (6.5), Matteo Darmian (7.4), Nicolò Barella (7.4), Marcelo Brozović (7.4), Hakan Çalhanoğlu (7.4), Ivan Perišić (7.2), Edin Džeko (6.2) and Lautaro Martínez (9.3).


Inter made 5 changes: N. Barella for R. Gagliardini (58′), M. Darmian for D. Dumfries (59′), A. Bastoni for D. D’Ambrosio (70′), E. Dzeko for J. Correa (70′) and L. Martinez for A. Sanchez (86′).

Top player: Lautaro Martínez

Probably the most impressive player in Inter was Lautaro Martínez.

His rating is (9.3) with 2 goals, 13 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 13. He performed 1 cross. He hit the woodwork once times.

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