Scorers: Thiago Motta 29, Milito (pen) 36, Maicon 45+1, Stankovic 67
Emotions and new faces are opposed at the “Giuseppe Meazza” which, despite the heat, is home to a public that, inevitably, is for special occasions. The new Milan of Leonardo and the new Inter of Mourinho the gauntlet for the first time in Serie A 2009-2010, and it matters little that happens on August 29.
Mourinho is relying on the assurances of Julio Cesar in goal, in a binary format right from Maicon and captain Zanetti, Stankovic summit with top of the diamond and the rookie playmaker Wesley Sneijder in the Nerazzurri shirt behind the pair Milito-Eto’o.
Leonardo confirming the training that has defeated Siena last Saturday, and in front row Ronaldinho Pato and Borriello, Inzaghi and favorites on Huntelaar. In defense while Pirlo and Gattuso Nesta returns are consistent with Flamini in midfield left.
Bookmarks or favorites, Inter down to the field to win and proves they can do, dropping the poker. Opens the first goal by Thiago Motta in the Nerazzurri shirt, closed the stone of Stankovic, amid the waving of Maicon and rigor processed by the prince landed Milito from Gattuso. Rizzoli, which grace the Rossoneri, however, can not avoid the red a few minutes later. Milan-Inter is a derby, but a derby different: perhaps not be worth the Scudetto but delivers emotions and scenarios, unusual for an evening in late August.
FIRST TIME – With the Nerazzurri supporters claiming aloud the names of its champions, AC Milan-Inter begins. At 2 minutes first attempt with Inter Milito who served from Thiago Motta, finds space, load the right, but the ball is high. Novice Sneijder does not waste time and 6 ‘is seeing its strength with a powerful conclusion on which intervention in two times Storari is providential. First thrill of the match. AC Milan 8 shows the parts of Julio Cesar with a raid of Flamini kicking feebly towards the door but not impendierisce Inter’s Brazilian goalkeeper. At 10 ‘is the perfect closure of Samuel on trying to Pato. From 10 ‘Inter Press high, leaves opponents breathless, Eto’o drunk Rossoneri defense, and only a shoulder of Flamini who wrestled him to the earth can stop him. Rizzoli for regular and then all goes on in his maneuver that ends with a splendid cross-shot by return Maicon forcing Storari diving to parry. The response of AC Milan arrives at 15 ‘with Pato: Brazilian is the passage, download back to Ronaldinho who sends the ball in the corners. At 22 ‘capitan Zanetti is landed in speed and earns a free kick from 25 meters, beat Sneijder but his right is walled by the defense. 25 ‘Julio Cesar does everything by himself and fix the run-up duel between Maicon and Pato abandoning the penalty area to delay the ball in midfield Rossoneri. At 29 ‘is a beautiful action that leads to great goal by Thiago Motta: Milito and Eto’o are passed the ball around before, the Argentine fishing Thiago Motta unmarked and the Brazilian made no mistake tapping the left and sending the interior ball at the top over the head of Storaro. 1-Inter Milan 0. On 35 ‘Inter want to do it in the red area Gattuso on Eto’o, but Rizzoli is not of this opinion and grace Milan captain with yellow giving the penalty to Inter: Milito ball goes there that doubles San Siro and Inter advantage explodes. Red for Gattuso is inevitable but at 40 ‘after a very bad entry on Sneijder. Milan in ten men. Inter are a fury: at 43 ‘Milito pallonettro try a minute after 44’ Lucio, a corner of Sneijder, try the power stroke, but Storari sacrifices and save. Indeed, the persistence is rewarded Nerazzurri, an explosion is one that sits at 46 ‘when Maicon built the network of 3-0, after a triangle with Milito to conclude an action game from the left.
After three minutes of recovery the first time you close on the Milan-Inter 0-3.
SECOND TIME – In the second half Leonardo replace Flamini with Ambrosini and Seedorf and Borriello. After a few moments of game you can immediately see Eto’o with a shot from just outside the box high over the crossbar. 8 replica with a torpedo Maicon ending diagonally to the right of Storari. Sneijder tries again to 11 ‘with a right kick from 30 yards insidious going to touch the crossbar. Among a number of Milito and the next, decisive intervention of Chivu on Seedorf’s diagonal to the center area 15 ‘, a few moments before Mourinho replaces Thiago Motta Muntari. At 18 minutes comes the headed goal by Samuel Eto’o, but the network has canceled: Rizzoli had already stopped the game for an offside. 19 ‘Ronaldinho leaves the field in his place in the derby debut for Huntelaar. The Nerazzurri not let go and the 22 ‘fall poker is impregnable the stone throwing Stankovic from outside the box and leaves the audience stunned the San Siro. Julio Cesar is stretched to 25 ‘on shot Huntelarr and, three minutes later, Sneijder stores his first experience in Inter to the applause of an enthusiastic audience as a whole. And the Inter did not even think to settle there, show me the power to shoot Eto’o 31 ‘that passes near the pole and the belief that Milito’s body responds Storari Stankovic’s shot, despite the off – side. (33 ‘). Rizzzoli decreed the end of the match without recovery and Inter beats AC Milan 4-0.
AC Milan: 30 Storari; 15 Zambrotta, 13 Nesta, 33 Thiago Silva, 18 Jankulovski; 8 Gattuso (10 Seedorf 46), 21 Pirlo, 16 Flamini; 80 Ronaldinho (11 Huntelaar 64); 7 Pato, 22 Borriello (23 Ambrosini 46).
Subs not used: 31 Roma, 5 Onyewu, 9 Inzaghi, 20 Abate.
Inter: 12 Julio Cesar; 13 Maicon, 6 Lucio, 25 Samuel, 26 Chivu; 4 Zanetti, 5 Stankovic, 8 Thiago Motta (11 Muntari 60); 10 Sneijder (14 Vieira 74); 22 Milito (45 Balotelli 79), 9 Eto’o.
Subs not used: 1 Toldo, 2 Cordoba, 18 Suazo, 39 Santon.
Coach: José Mourinho.
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (Bologna).
Booked: Flamini 6, Samuel 34, Gattuso 35, 40, Chivu 81.
Sent off: Gattuso 40.