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Match facts: Inter v Trabzonspor

Published: Sunday 11 September 2011, 21.45CET
Published: Sunday 11 September 2011, 21.45CET

Match facts: Inter v Trabzonspor


UEFA milestones
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UEFA Champions League statistics
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Latest domestic information
Sunday 11 September: US Città di Palermo 4-3 FC Internazionale Milano (Miccoli 48 86, Hernández 54, Pinilla 88;
Milito 33 51pen, Forlán 90+1)
Júlio César; Lúcio, Samuel, Zanetti; Jonathan, Stanković, Cambiasso (Álvarez 71), Nagatomo (Obi 62); Zárate (Sneijder 34), Milito, Forlán

• Mauro Zárate, Jonathan, Diego Forlán and substitute Ricardo Álvarez made league debuts as Gian Piero Gasperini, who replaced Leonardo on 24 June, suffered disappointment in his first Serie A match at the helm.

• Inter had not lost their opening league game of the season since 2000, when they eventually finished fifth. The Nerazzurri began their last four campaigns with a draw.

• The opening weekend of the season – and Inter's home game against US Lecce – was postponed due to a players' strike.

Injury news
• Thiago Motta missed Sunday's game with a thigh injury picked up in Italy's 1-0 win against Slovenia on 6 September.

• Luca Castellazzi was absent after picking up a knock in training.

• Iván Córdoba (left knee, out since April), Emiliano Viviano (knee ligaments, July), Maicon (right knee, mid-August) and Andrea Poli (muscle problem, 14 August) are all sidelined.

Summer transfers
Luc Castaignos (Feyenoord)
Rodrigo Alborno (Club Libertad)
Emiliano Viviano (Bologna FC)
Jonathan (Santos FC)
Yuto Nagatomo (AC Cesena)
Ricardo Álvarez (CA Vélez Sársfield)
Diego Forlán (Club Atlético de Madrid)
Andrea Poli (UC Sampdoria, loan)
Lorenzo Tassi (Brescia Calcio)
Mauro Zárate (S.S. Lazio, loan)

David Suazo (released)
Marco Materazzi (released)
Nelson Rivas (released)
Victor Obinna (FC Lokomotiv Moskva)
Davide Santon (Newcastle United FC)
Samuel Eto'o (FC Anzhi Makhachkala)
Goran Pandev (SSC Napoli, loan)
MacDonald Mariga (Real Sociedad de Fútbol, loan)
Denis Alibec (KV Mechelen, loan)

International duty
• Wesley Sneijder scored twice in the Netherlands' record-breaking 11-0 win against San Marino on 2 September.

• Four days later Sneijder started again as the Oranje booked a UEFA EURO 2012 spot with a 2-0 win in Finland.

• Giampaolo Pazzini came off the bench on 6 September to score the only goal for Italy against Slovenia – a result which booked the Azzurri's place in next summer's finals.

• On the same night Serbia captain Dejan Stanković won his 100th cap in the 3-1 victory against the Faroe Islands.


UEFA milestones
• None

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Burak Yılmaz begins a three-game ban on matchday one, when Adrian Mierzejewski is also suspended. Coach Şenol Güneş starts a two-game ban.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 10 September: Manisaspor 1–1 Trabzonspor AŞ (Simpson 88; Burak 39)
Zengin; Serkan, Kaçar, Yumlu, Čelůstka; Zokora, Volkan (Paulo Henrique 59), Mierzejewski (Alanzinho 81), Colman; Altıntop (Čech 69), Burak

• Volkan Şen and Marek Čech made their debuts as Trabzonspor were held in Manisa, despite the hosts playing the second half with ten men. Mierzejewski, Didier Zokora, Halil Altıntop and Ondřej Čelůstka made their Süper Lig bows for the club.

• Trabzonspor are 16 league games unbeaten, since a 2-0 loss at Fenerbahçe SK on 30 January.

• Trabzonspor have kept six clean sheets in their last nine league games.

Injury news
• Onur Kıvrak, out of action since mid-March with a cruciate ligament injury, has resumed training.

• Barış Ataş has not featured since tearing a hamstring during a 2-1 friendly win against Orduspor on 2 September.

Summer transfers
Aykut Akgün (Karşıyaka)
Didier Zokora (Sevilla FC)
Halil Altıntop (Eintracht Frankfurt)
Marek Čech (West Bromwich Albion FC)
Marek Sapara (MKE Ankaragücü)
Róbert Vittek (MKE Ankaragücü)
Paulo Henrique (SE Palmeiras)
Volkan Şen (Bursaspor)
Ondřej Čelůstka (SK Slavia Praha)
Sercan Kaya (Bucaspor)
Eren Albayrak (Bursaspor)
Barış Özbek (Galatasaray AŞ)
Adrian Mierzejewski (KSP Polonia Warszawa)
Sefa Başıbüyük (Çorumspor)

Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray AŞ)
Umut Bulut (Toulouse FC)
Egemen Korkmaz (Beşiktaş JK)
Engin Baytar (Galatasaray AŞ)
Mehmet Çakır (Kardemir DÇ Karabükspor)
Ceyhun Gülselam (Galatasaray AŞ)
Ibrahima Yattara (al-Shabab)
Jajá (Al-Ahli Club)
Hrvoje Čale (VfL Wolfsburg)
Sefa Başıbüyük (1461 Trabzon, loan)

International duty
• Burak Yılmaz scored Turkey's opener in their 2-1 win against Kazakhstan in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying on 2 September. He started again four days later in a 0-0 draw in Austria.

• Paweł Brożek's goal earned Poland a 1-1 friendly draw against Mexico the same day. He came on as a substitute four days later when Arkadiusz Głowacki was sent off in a 2-2 draw with Germany.

• Burak, Tolga Zengin and Gustavo Colman all signed long-term contracts over the summer.

Last updated: 12/09/11 17.57CET

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