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Inter Milan 0-0 Fiorentina: Highlights

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It took a lot of luck and some world class goalkeeper play, but the Viola emerge from the San Siro with a point.

FC Internazionale v ACF Fiorentina - Serie A Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images

Pre-match

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte rotated the defense a bit, bringing in Diego Godín and Danilo D’Ambrosio, while Christian Eriksen and Romelu Lukaku returned to the attack. Fiorentina mister Giuseppe Iachini changed things quite a bit. The big change was Lorenzo Venuti replacing Federico Chiesa on the right. Alfred Duncan, Patrick Cutrone, and Dalbert returned to the XI, while Milan Badelj and Pietro Terracciano stepped in as well due to injury or exhaustion.

First half

Thanks to the post and Pietro Terracciano, Fiorentina somehow came away with a goalless draw at the half.

Second half

Inter had the best of the chances again, highlighted by this Alexis Sánchez drive off the post.

Full time

Goals: nah

Cards: Barella 76’, Cáceres 79’; Ribery 43’

Change in standings

The result pushes Fiorentina into the top half of the table for the first time since November, moving them to 10th place with 43 points; they could drop to 11th if Cagliari beat Lazio in Rome tomorrow. Inter, meanwhile, drop to third, a point behind Atalanta and 4 behind Lazio, who could pull closer tomorrow.