Matteo Politano (Inter) takes the corner which is cleared.
Mauro Icardi (Inter) whips a promising cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball. Good work from Inter as they win a corner.
Lautaro Martinez (Inter) gets to the ball in the penalty box and immediately fires a first-time effort. He didn't hit the ball properly and skies it high over the crossbar.
Aleksandar Kolarov (AS Roma) takes the corner, but the opposition's defence is ready and clears the ball to safety.
Lorenzo Pellegrini (AS Roma) delivers a fine lofted cross into the penalty area, but it's cleared by an opposing player. The referee points to the corner flag and AS Roma will take a corner.
Edin Dzeko (AS Roma) was trying to get to the ball but clattered into the legs of the opponent as well. Marco Guida blows his whistle for an infringement. Inter will take a free kick.
Ivan Perisic (Inter) failed to convert a mid-range free kick and sends the ball narrowly over the bar.
Federico Fazio (AS Roma) manages to dispossess his opponent of the ball, but he commits a foul in the process and the referee blows his whistle. Inter earn a free kick which could lead to a goal-scoring opportunity.
Matias Vecino (Inter) can't expect anything else than a yellow card for his hard tackle. And a yellow it is. Marco Guida didn't think twice about pulling it out of his pocket.
Goal! Danilo D'Ambrosio hands Ivan Perisic (Inter) the simplest of tasks from close range after the cross evaded the keeper, and he makes no mistake with his header into the right side of the goal. 1:1.
Samir Handanovic displays his ability to read the game and clears the danger after Nicolo Zaniolo (AS Roma) threatened to latch onto a through ball from just outside the box.
AS Roma are showing great team chemistry. They are passing it around beautifully. Excellent team work.
Substitution. Mauro Icardi (Inter) in, Radja Nainggolan out.
The resulting set piece from Inter is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Lorenzo Pellegrini (AS Roma) receives a precise pass inside the box and takes a shot that flies just wide of the left post.
Matteo Politano (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.
A pass lands at the feet of Radja Nainggolan (Inter) in the middle of the box, he looks up and shoots but the effort is superbly blocked by a defender.
There will be a change on the pitch for the second half. Claudio Ranieri probably wasn't satisfied with the performance of Cengiz Under. He is replaced by Nicolo Zaniolo (AS Roma).
Marco Guida blows his whistle and the second half starts.
The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
1 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter) jumps for a cross in the goal area and produces a fine header which goes narrowly wide of the left post! What a huge opportunity!
Inter take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
A rebound spins to Matias Vecino (Inter) inside the box, but his sliced shot flies just over the bar.
Inter didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter) misses a good chance to score. An inch-perfect cross into the box finds Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter) who rises for a header, but sends the ball well over the bar. The referee blows his whistle, Inter are awarded a corner kick.
The foul by Iglesias Borja Valero (Inter) was seen by Marco Guida who didn't hesitate to blow the whistle.
Inter have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Lautaro Martinez (Inter) blows a huge opportunity! He latches on to a perfect cross from the wing into the penalty area, but sends his bullet header just wide of the right post.
Ivan Perisic (Inter) does his best to latch onto a cross into the box, but he can't get to the ball. The referee and the linesman both signal a throw-in for AS Roma.
Lorenzo Pellegrini (AS Roma) 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.
Stephan El Shaarawy (AS Roma) gets on the end of a pass on the edge of the penalty area and shoots towards the middle of the goal. He didn't put enough power into the effort, though, and Samir Handanovic pulls off an easy save.
Marco Guida couldn't ignore the rough tackle by Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter) and blew his whistle.
A cross into the box from Ivan Perisic (Inter) is cleared.
The resulting set piece from AS Roma is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
That looked a certain handball by Iglesias Borja Valero (Inter) inside the box, but the ref wasn't having it and just played on. NO penalty!
Radja Nainggolan (Inter) tries to latch onto a through ball, but it's too long.
Bryan Cristante (AS Roma) commits a foul after making a slide tackle on his opponent. Inter have a free kick from a promising distance.
Inter slow the tempo of the game down by exchanging a combination of one or two touch passes. The opposition's players are finding it very difficult at the moment, very physically demanding to run without the ball.
Bryan Cristante (AS Roma) slides a pass forward, but one of the defenders cuts it out. The ball is behind the touchline and AS Roma will take a throw-in.
Goal! Stephan El Shaarawy (AS Roma) weaves his way past opponents, and he unleashes a magnificent effort from the edge of the box inside the right post. Samir Handanovic had no chance of reaching it. The score is 0:1.
Matteo Politano (Inter) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
Cengiz Under (AS Roma) tries to latch onto a through ball, but it's too long. The ball has crossed the sideline. Inter are taking a throw-in.
Wonderful movement by Inter. The players are holding possession, mostly exchanging one-touch passes. They control the pace of the game now.
Lautaro Martinez (Inter) meets a nice cross deep inside the 18-yard box and produces a fine header towards the bottom left corner, but the goalkeeper is well positioned and punches the ball away, deflecting it onto the post.
What a chance that is! Aleksandar Kolarov (AS Roma) finds himself unmarked in a promising position after receiving a cross on the edge of the box and his attempt sails a whisker wide of the left post.
Ivan Perisic (Inter) takes the corner kick but the ball only finds the head of an opponent.
A sweeping move ends with a pass to Edin Dzeko (AS Roma) inside the box. He lets fly low towards the middle of the goal, but Samir Handanovic was watching it all the way and makes a comfortable save.
The first half has started.
Marco Guida was nominated as the referee for this game.
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