Stadio Giuseppe Meazza - Milan 14/02/2013 - 21:05CET (21:05 local time)

Round of 32, First leg

Internazionale - CFR Cluj
2-0

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Prolific Palacio pushes Inter past CFR

Published: Thursday 14 February 2013, 23.00CET
Prolific Palacio pushes Inter past CFR 
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Goals in either half from Rodrigo Palacio steered FC Internazionale Milano to a 2-0 victory against CFR 1907 Cluj in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League round of 32 tie at San Siro. 

The three-time UEFA Cup winners were rewarded with the lead their possession merited when substitute Palacio broke the deadlock after 20 minutes. CFR's response was spirited, and while both teams proceeded to spurn good opportunities, Inter's European experience prevailed when the Argentina forward struck for a second time with three minutes remaining. 

 

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Last updated: 20/02/2013 18:43 CET

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Match statistics

Internazionale
CFR Cluj

2

Goals scored

0

4

Attempts on target

1

4

Attempts off target

6

1

Corners

2

4

Offsides

1

18

Fouls committed

20

2

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Bjelanović (CFR Cluj) is booked.
  • Substitution
    88
    Jonathan (in) - Mateo Kovačić (out) (Internazionale)
  • Goal
    87
    Palacio (Internazionale) scores!
    The ice-cool forward grabs his second. After eluding the offside trap, Palacio latches onto Mateo Kovačić’s sumptuous pass and lifts the ball over Mário Felgueiras.
  • Substitution
    84
    Bjelanović (in) - Rui Pedro (out) (CFR Cluj)

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