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Inter 2-1 Sampdoria: Radja Nainggolan scores winner

Radja Nainggolan scores for Inter against Sampdoria in Serie A
Radja Nainggolan's third Serie A goal of the season helped Inter beat Sampdoria

Radja Nainggolan scored the winner as Inter Milan beat Sampdoria to consolidate third place in Serie A.

Danilo D'Ambrosio fired the hosts ahead from close range after 73 minutes at the San Siro.

Manolo Gabbiadini equalised, but Nainggolan's low shot - the third goal in the space of five minutes - sent Sampdoria to a third straight defeat.

Victory took Inter four points ahead of city rivals AC Milan in fourth, while Sampdora remain 10th.

Luciano Spalletti's side were without the injured Mauro Icardi, who has been stripped of the club captaincy amid protracted talks over a new contract.

Elsewhere, second-placed Napoli were held to a goalless draw at home to Torino.

Lorenzo Insigne missed the hosts' best chance, firing a powerful effort against the crossbar from the edge of the area.

The stalemate leaves Carlo Ancelotti's team 13 points behind leaders Juventus, who face Atletico Madrid on Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Line-ups

Inter Milan

  • 1Handanovic
  • 33D'AmbrosioBooked at 17mins
  • 6de Vrij
  • 37SkriniarBooked at 31mins
  • 29Chagas Estevao
  • 5GagliardiniSubstituted forJoão Márioat 59'minutes
  • 77Brozovic
  • 16PolitanoSubstituted forCandrevaat 69'minutes
  • 14NainggolanSubstituted forVecinoat 89'minutes
  • 44PerisicBooked at 24mins
  • 10Martínez

Substitutes

  • 8Vecino
  • 13Ranocchia
  • 15João Mário
  • 18Asamoah
  • 20Valero
  • 21Cédric Soares
  • 23Miranda
  • 27Padelli
  • 87Candreva

Sampdoria

  • 1Audero
  • 24BereszynskiSubstituted forSalaat 81'minutes
  • 26Tonelli
  • 3Andersen
  • 29Murru
  • 10Praet
  • 6EkdalSubstituted forVieiraat 81'minutes
  • 5SaponaraSubstituted forGabbiadiniat 75'minutes
  • 16LinettyBooked at 28mins
  • 92Defrel
  • 27Quagliarella

Substitutes

  • 4Vieira
  • 7Sala
  • 12Bahlouli
  • 15Colley
  • 20Sau
  • 22Júnior Tavares dos Santos
  • 23Gabbiadini
  • 25Ferrari
  • 33Cabral Barbosa
  • 72Belec
Referee:
Daniele Doveri
Attendance:
55,127

Match Stats

Home TeamInter MilanAway TeamSampdoria
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home17
Away13
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Inter Milan 2, Sampdoria 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Inter Milan 2, Sampdoria 1.

Corner, Sampdoria. Conceded by Milan Skriniar.

Foul by Jacopo Sala (Sampdoria).

João Mário (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Manolo Gabbiadini (Sampdoria) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Karol Linetty.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Matías Vecino replaces Radja Nainggolan.

Corner, Sampdoria. Conceded by Milan Skriniar.

Attempt blocked. Karol Linetty (Sampdoria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Lautaro Martínez (Inter Milan).

Emil Audero (Sampdoria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Inter Milan. Marcelo Brozovic tries a through ball, but Danilo D'Ambrosio is caught offside.

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Joachim Andersen.

Substitution

Substitution, Sampdoria. Ronaldo Vieira replaces Albin Ekdal.

Substitution

Substitution, Sampdoria. Jacopo Sala replaces Bartosz Bereszynski.

Attempt missed. Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Nicola Murru with a cross.

Goal!

Goal! Inter Milan 2, Sampdoria 1. Radja Nainggolan (Inter Milan) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Milan Skriniar with a headed pass following a corner.

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Nicola Murru.

Foul by Bartosz Bereszynski (Sampdoria).

Dalbert (Inter Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Inter Milan 1, Sampdoria 1. Manolo Gabbiadini (Sampdoria) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Sampdoria. Manolo Gabbiadini replaces Riccardo Saponara.

Gregoire Defrel (Sampdoria) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan).

Goal!

Goal! Inter Milan 1, Sampdoria 0. Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter Milan) right footed shot from very close range to the top right corner.

Attempt missed. Ivan Perisic (Inter Milan) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Antonio Candreva with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Emil Audero.

Attempt saved. Ivan Perisic (Inter Milan) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marcelo Brozovic.

Attempt blocked. Ivan Perisic (Inter Milan) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lautaro Martínez.

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Joachim Andersen.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Antonio Candreva replaces Matteo Politano.

Attempt missed. Matteo Politano (Inter Milan) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ivan Perisic following a fast break.

Attempt blocked. Gregoire Defrel (Sampdoria) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Dennis Praet.

Attempt missed. Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Nicola Murru with a cross.

Lorenzo Tonelli (Sampdoria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lautaro Martínez (Inter Milan).

Corner, Sampdoria. Conceded by Dalbert.

Attempt blocked. Riccardo Saponara (Sampdoria) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Fabio Quagliarella.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. João Mário replaces Roberto Gagliardini.

Foul by Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan).

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 17th February 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus24213052153766
2Napoli24165342182453
3Inter Milan24144634171746
4AC Milan24119435221342
5Roma23108544301438
6Atalanta24115851341738
7Lazio2411583327638
8Fiorentina24811537261135
9Torino2481152822635
10Sampdoria249694032833
11Sassuolo247983439-530
12Parma2485112533-829
13Genoa2477103241-928
14Cagliari2459102135-1424
15Udinese2457121931-1222
16SPAL2457122136-1522
17Empoli2456133045-1521
18Bologna2339111835-1718
19Frosinone2437141746-2916
20Chievo2419141948-299
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