Serie A: Inter prevails over Empoli 2-0 on Wednesday

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EMPOLI. Inter tops Empoli with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. D'Ambrosio (34') and a goal from F. Dimarco (67').

EMPOLI. Inter tops Empoli with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. D’Ambrosio (34′) and a goal from F. Dimarco (67′). Inter was vastly superior ball possession (69%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Stadio Carlo Castellani Stadium in Empoli on Wednesday and this began at 6:45 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Chiffi who was helped by Filippo Valeriani and Vito Mastrodonato. The 4th official was Antonio Di Martino. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14.1 degrees Celsius or 57.33 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 62%.​

Match Statistics

Inter was in firm control of the ball 69% while Empoli was struggling with a 31% ball possession.

Inter was more aggressive with 68 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 13 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Inter won the match.​

Empoli shot 10 times, 1 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Inter shot 24 times, 13 on target, 11 off target.


Empoli received 1 yellow card (S. Luperto). On the opposite side, Inter received 3 yellow cards (S. de Vrij, M. Brozovic and R. Gagliardini).

(Empoli) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (52′).

After playing this contest, Empoli will stay with 12 points like Hellas Verona and Bologna to stay in the 12th place. On the other side, Inter will have 21 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 24'

    S. de Vrij

  • 29'

    S. Luperto

  • 34'

    D. D\'Ambrosio

    A. Sanchez

  • 52'

    S. Ricci

  • 57'

    N. Haas

    N. Bajrami

  • 59'

    M. Brozovic

  • 67'

    F. Dimarco

  • 68'

    K. Asllani

    S. Zurkowski

  • 68'

    L. Mancuso

    P. Cutrone

  • 70'

    L. Henderson

    F. Bandinelli

  • 72'

    J. Correa

    A. Sanchez

  • 72'

    M. Vecino

    M. Brozovic

  • 74'

    R. Gagliardini (Goal Disallowed)

  • 75'

    R. Gagliardini

  • 79'

    A. Kolarov

    S. de Vrij

  • 82'

    R. Fiamozzi

    P. Stojanovic

  • 84'

    E. Dzeko

    L. Martinez

  • 84'

    S. Sensi

    R. Gagliardini

Next matche

In the upcoming Serie A match, Empoli will play away with Sassuolo on the 31st of October with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Sassuolo (0 draws).

Inter will host Udinese on the 31st of October with a 20-7 head to head in favor of Inter (8 draws).

Empoli: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Aurelio Andreazzoli chose to play with the following team: Guglielmo Vicario (7.9), Petar Stojanović (7.1), Ardian Ismajli (6.8), Sebastiano Luperto (6.8), Fabiano Parisi (6.1), Nedim Bajrami (7.0), Samuele Ricci (6.7), Filippo Bandinelli (6.4), Szymon Żurkowski (7.1), Patrick Cutrone (6.6) and Andrea Pinamonti (7.0).


Empoli made 5 changes: N. Bajrami for N. Haas (57′), S. Zurkowski for K. Asllani (68′), P. Cutrone for L. Mancuso (68′), F. Bandinelli for L. Henderson (70′) and P. Stojanovic for R. Fiamozzi (82′).

Best player: Guglielmo Vicario

The player that probably impressed the most for Empoli was the goalkeeper: Guglielmo Vicario. His rating is 7.85. He performed 7 saves.

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 (7.1), Danilo D’Ambrosio (8.2), Stefan de Vrij (7.0), Alessandro Bastoni (7.8), Matteo Darmian (7.4), Nicolò Barella (7.7), Marcelo Brozović (7.1), Roberto Gagliardini (7.3), Federico Dimarco (8.1), Alexis Sánchez (7.5) and Lautaro Martínez (7.1).


Inter made 5 changes: A. Sanchez for J. Correa (72′), M. Brozovic for M. Vecino (72′), S. de Vrij for A. Kolarov (79′), L. Martinez for E. Dzeko (84′) and R. Gagliardini for S. Sensi (84′).

Top player: Danilo D’Ambrosio

The player who no doubt impressed Inter the most was Danilo D’Ambrosio.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 48 passes (95% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A



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