Luciano Spalletti has decided to substitute Joao Mario and he is replaced by Lautaro Martinez (Inter).
Milan Skriniar (Inter) brings his opponent down with a tackle and Massimiliano Irrati blows his whistle for a foul. Parma are awarded a free kick from a dangerous position.
Roberto Inglese (Parma) gets to the rebound just outside the box, but his attempt is blocked by one of the defending players.
Matias Vecino (Inter) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away.
The ball goes out of play and Parma will have a goal kick. Joao Mario (Inter) found some space to play in a lofted pass, but he looks disappointed as none of his teammates managed to connect with it.
Mauro Icardi (Inter) was standing in a clear offside position, making it an easy call for the linesman.
Radja Nainggolan (Inter) wastes a good opportunity as his pass into the box is blocked by the defence.
Radja Nainggolan (Inter) plays a lovely through ball to Matias Vecino, but he can't beat Luigi Sepe and loses the ball.
Inter are showing great team chemistry. They are passing the ball around seamlessly.
An attempted cross from Radja Nainggolan (Inter) is cleared.
The ball is cleared after Ivan Perisic (Inter) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. The ball goes out of play and Parma will have a goal kick.
Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter) sends the ball into the box from the side of the pitch, but his cross is blocked.
What an opportunity! Mauro Icardi (Inter) wins the ball from the resulting set piece and unleashes a precise shot from inside the goal area which sails narrowly wide of the left post!
Massimiliano Irrati shows a yellow card to Riccardo Gagliolo (Parma) for a tough tackle.
The referee signals that it is time for a substitution and Jonathan Biabiany (Parma) will replace Luca Siligardi.
Marcelo Brozovic (Inter) swings in a dangerous cross from the resulting corner kick, but none of his teammates manage to outjump the defence.
A fine lofted pass into the box, sent by Ivan Perisic (Inter), is intercepted by the opposition's defence.
The goal by Inter is DISALLOWED on the advice of the video assistant referee due to a handball.
There’s going to be a VAR review of the goal as indicated by referee Massimiliano Irrati, probably for a handball in the lead up to the goal. This is going to be an anxious wait for the Inter players.
Goal! Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter) slotted the ball past the goalkeeper!
The ball is out of play and the linesman points at the corner flag. Corner to Inter.
Ivan Perisic (Inter) crosses into the box from near the side line, but he doesn't connect as he wanted and it's cleared by the well-organized defence. The referee blows his whistle, Inter are awarded a corner kick.
Radja Nainggolan (Inter) sprays a pass out to Mauro Icardi, but he can't beat his man inside the box.
Mauro Icardi (Inter) rises high to meet a perfect cross, but powers his header just wide of the left post.
Marcelo Brozovic (Inter) attempts to send over a cross in order to find one of his teammates, but an opposition defender averts the danger by intercepting the effort.
Nothing comes of the resulting corner from Marcelo Brozovic (Inter). The defence is alert and manages to cut it out.
Radja Nainggolan (Inter) runs onto a loose pass inside the box and releases a tremendous shot towards the middle of the goal. However, Luigi Sepe anticipates the shot and makes a decent save.
The referee blows his whistle to signal the start of the second half.
The match has reached half-time.
Massimiliano Irrati blows his whistle for a foul after Riccardo Gagliolo (Parma) hacks down one of his opponents. Inter will take a free kick.
Roberto Inglese (Parma) easily beats an opponent inside the box and goes for goal, but his effort flies just wide of the right post.
The resulting corner, taken by Marcelo Brozovic (Inter), comes to nothing.
Joao Mario (Inter) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge. The ball is out of play. Inter win a corner kick.
Gervinho (Parma) commits a foul after bringing down his opponent with a slide tackle. Inter win a free kick. It's a promising situation for a direct shot.
The foul by Matias Vecino (Inter) is worthy of a card and a yellow is duly shown by Massimiliano Irrati.
Ivan Perisic (Inter) skips perfectly past challenges but misdirects his shot from the edge of the box. The ball flies a few yards wide of the right post.
Marcelo Brozovic (Inter) floats the ball in from the corner but it's intercepted.
Ivan Perisic (Inter) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away. The ball goes out for a corner. Inter can continue in their attacking effort.
The corner from Ivan Perisic (Inter) is cleared away by the defence.
The ball goes out of play. Inter are awarded a corner kick. He should have scored! Ivan Perisic (Inter) latches onto a pull back in the box right in front of goal, but his shot towards the bottom left corner is pretty weak and Luigi Sepe makes an easy save.
Parma didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Luca Siligardi (Parma) reacts well to get to the rebound and takes a shot from the edge of the box, but he fails to get the ball through the players standing between him and the goal. Parma force a corner. Their opponents will face another attacking threat.
Marcelo Brozovic (Inter) whips in the corner, but one of the defending players gets a head on it and intercepts.
Radja Nainggolan (Inter) gets on the end of a good pass and from mid-range he unleashes a decent strike, but the shot is blocked by the defender. Inter get a corner.
Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter) clips a neat ball into the box in the direction of Mauro Icardi, but he can't get on the end of the pass.
Some patient build-up play from Inter as they look to unlock the defence.
Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter) gets on the ball and beats an opponent, but his run is stopped by the referee Massimiliano Irrati who sees an offensive foul.
Gervinho (Parma) weaves through the defence with ease and gets into a good position in front of goal. He pulls the trigger in an effort to beat the keeper, but fails as the ball hits the bar and ricochets away.
Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him.
The ball rebounds to Radja Nainggolan (Inter) and he shoots from distance, but the keeper calmly watches it drift well wide of the right post.
A through ball from Marcelo Brozovic (Inter) fails to reach Mauro Icardi as one of the defending players reacts brilliantly to intercept the effort. If the pass had been produced a little bit earlier, Mauro Icardi could have got into a promising position.
Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter) clips an inviting cross into the box, but there's no one in a position to get on the end of it. The ball goes out of play and Parma will have a goal kick.
Gervinho (Parma) is picked out by one of his teammates with a great cross, but his poor control allows the defence to clear and avert the threat.
Inter take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter) fails to pick a body out in the box with an over-hit chip pass. The ball goes out of play and Parma will have a goal kick.
Referee Massimiliano Irrati sees the trip by Joao Mario (Inter) and doesn't hesitate to blow his whistle. It's a free kick to Parma in a dangerous position.
Inter are showing great team-chemistry. They are passing the ball around seamlessly but finally one of the defending players makes an interception.
Ivan Perisic (Inter) tries to latch onto a through ball, but it's too long. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Parma.
Juraj Kucka (Parma) reacts well and displays good awareness inside the box to get on the end of the corner kick. He fails to direct the ball into the net as it flies narrowly wide of the left post.
Parma have been awarded a corner kick. The referee and one of his assistants both point at the corner flag.
Juraj Kucka (Parma) serves up a nice cross, but the defence clears the danger. Parma force a corner. They send men into the box.
A spell of possession for Parma in an attempt to control the game.
Gervinho (Parma) looks to break free, but his touch lets him down and he loses the ball. The ball goes out of play and Inter will have a goal kick.
The first half has just begun.
The players are out at last! Inter will take the kick-off.
Massimiliano Irrati is introduced as the referee for today's match.
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