Tuesday December 7, 2010 Group Stage: Group A Finished Weserstadion

Werder Bremen 3 - 0 Internazionale

  • Prödl 39’
  • Arnautovic 49’
  • Pizarro 88’

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  1. Inter humbled by Bremen

    Inter humbled by Bremen

    Internazionale were forced to settle for second place in Champions League Group A after limping to a 3-0 defeat at Werder Bremen. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Werder Bremen
    • Internazionale
    • 90' Full time whistle blown. 3-0. Inter finish second in Group A.
    • 88' Pizarro lets fly from 25 yards and beats Orlandoni low into the bottom left hand corner
    • 87' GOAL FOR WERDER BREMEN! 3-0!
    • 84' Another chance falls to Pizarro but he fails to get enough on his back flick and the ball sails wide.
    • 83' Final change for the home side. Pasanen replaced by Mikael Silvestre
    • 82' Inter reeling at the minute. Pizarro slow to react as Cordoba misses his clearance.
    • 80' The Inter crossbar rattling once more as Hunt lashes a first time shot against the woodwork
    • 79' Woodwork struck by Werder Bremen. So close to a third goal!
    • 77' Another sub for Werder. Frings off and Philipp Bargfrede
    • 75' Final change for Inter as McDonald Mariga replaces Motta
    • 74' First sub of the evening for the home side. Claudio Pizarro on for Almeida.
    • 72' Immediate action at the other end as Pandev squeezes a shot towards the near corner but Wiese is down quickly to save.
    • 71' Neat one two with Marin releases Hunt but Orlandoni wins the head to head
    • 70' First shot of the night from Eto'o and it is a horror show! Well wide
    • 69' Worrying times for Inter as Eto'o goes down after a collision with Schmidt. Sighs of relief as he is soon back on his feet
    • 68' First booking of the night awarded to Petri Pasanen
    • 67' Inter have not come closer to getting on the scoresheet than that
    • 66' Pandev's flighted cross was left alone by everyone including Tim Wiese in the Werder goal and allowed to bounce gently against the far post before Cambiasso made a mess of the rebound.
    • 65' The nearest of near misses for Inter! How did that stay out.
    • 64' GROUP A GOALFLASH FC Twente 3-2 Tottenham Hotspur
    • 61' Good leap from Arnautovic to beat Cordoba in the air but the ball narrowly misses the target.
    • 60' GROUP A GOALFLASH FC Twente 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur
    • 59' GROUP A GOALFLASH FC Twente 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur
    • 57' Awkward moment for Inter as a low corner kick causes mayhem in the six yard box but somehow the ball stays out
    • 56' Crunching tackle from Cordoba leaves Arnautovic in a crumpled heap. Ok to continue though.
    • 55' It is going to take something very very special for Inter not to finish second in Group A
    • 54' GROUP A GOALFLASH FC Twente 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur
    • 52' Zanetti withdrawn after that incident. Felice Natalino his replacement.
    • 51' Inter captain Zanetti hobbling after being caught by Marin
    • 50' Inter really being made to pay for their half hearted display
    • 49' Inter respond with a substitution. Santon replaced by Jonathan Ludovic Biabiany
    • 48' Arnautovic doubles the advantage for his side with a neat finish at the near post from Almeida's cross.
    • 47' GOAL FOR WERDER BREMEN! 2-0!
    • 46' Second half is off and running. Welcome back.
    • 45' The whistle is blown for half time.
    • 44' Neat footwork from Muntari draws the foul. Potential for Inter to throw bodies into the box but they opt for the short pass.
    • 43' Into the final minutes of what has been a woeful half of football.
    • 42' Bremen continuing to dominate with the title holders still yet to make a mark in this game.
    • 41' Good tracking back from Arnautovic to force Muntari into a mistake.
    • 40' Pandev springs to life in the wake of that goal but his long shot is blocked
    • 39' The home side have deserved that goal for their dominance.
    • 38' GOAL FOR WERDER BREMEN! 1-0! Great leap from Sebastian Prodl and his header is deflected past Orlandoni and into the back of the net
    • 37' Another corner kick for the home side. Frings will deliver on this occasion.
    • 36' Samuel Eto'o has been reduced to peasant status in this half. Not even a scrap to feed on so far.
    • 35' Woeful attempt at a defensive clearance from Cambiasso but he is allowed to get away with it by the hesitant Germans
    • 34' Looping set piece that Orlandoni spills before gathering at the second attempt.
    • 33' Arnautovic wins a corner off Ivan Cordoba which Hunt will take
    • 32' Good run from Hunt past Zanetti on the left sets up a crossing opportunity but with nobody to aim for he lashes the ball across goal and Cambiasso clears
    • 31' Genuine highlight as Almeida expertly chest controls Marin's cross and shoots first time left footed on the volley and drawing a good save from Orlandoni
    • 30' GROUP A GOALFLASH FC Twente 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur.
    • 29' The home side playing the better football at the moment. That is before Hugo Almeida launches a terrible cross from one wing to the other.
    • 28' Aaron Hunt takes aim and fires left footed but his shot is deflected behind for a corner kick
    • 27' Frings dribbles and dribbles and dribbles unopposed before Cambiasso steps out of defence to make a well timed challenge
    • 26' Long ball down the line from Javier Zanetti is both aimless and harmless. It has been a poor game up until now.
    • 25' Signs of life at last at the Weserstadion! Not on the pitch but from the terraces as the home crowd find their collective voice. Cheeky Mexican wave to boot.
    • 23' Marin and Marko Arnautovic get their wires crossed with the former's through ball hopelessly misplaced
    • 21' Davide Santon, suitably dressed for the Arctic, cuts in from the right wing but is dispossessed before he gets to the penalty area
    • 20' Long ball from Motta looking for the run of Pandev is slightly overhit and the home side have a goal kick
    • 19' First shot on target tonight comes from Werder's Torsten Frings but it is a simple save for Orlandoni
    • 18' Thiago Motta allowed to run a long way unopposed in midfield before picking out Goran Pandev who attempts an ambitious long shot that sails well over.
    • 17' Marin dinks the ball over the outstretched leg of Cambiasso but he runs out of pitch before he can threaten the Inter goal.
    • 16' Orlandoni makes a mess of a simple kick, slicing the ball out for a Werder throw in
    • 15' A quarter of an hour in and neither goalkeeper has been tested.
    • 13' Inter yet to involve top scorer Samuel Eto'o. The Cameroonian has seven goals already to his name in this competition
    • 12' Ball into the box tests Cambiasso who initially makes a mess of a header but gets an opportunity to recover and does so.
    • 11' GROUP A GOALFLASH. Tottenham 1-0 FC Twente. As it stands Inter will finish in second place.
    • 10' Cristiano Biraghi concedes a corner kick but Inter clear the danger.
    • 9' Muntari robbed on the halfway line and Fritz immediately looks for the run of Marko Marin but his pass sis overhit and the ball runs through to the Inter goalkeeper
    • 8' A set piece gives Werder a chance to put the ball in the Inter box but the Italians step up allowing Paolo Orlandoni a simple catch
    • 7' Painful one for Dominik Schmidt as he comes off worse in a heavy collision with Sulley Muntari. Looks ok to carry on though.
    • 6' Possession with the home side now who have nothing but their pride at stake tonight.
    • 5' Perhaps we shouldn't be too surprised with the fate of both sides already sealed ahead of this Matchday 6 encounter
    • 4' It has been a very tame opening five minutes in this Group A match.
    • 3' Inter dominating possession in the opening stages
    • 2' The title holders ravaged by injury for this game and as a resutlt have Esteban Cambiasso operating at centre back
    • 1' The first half is officially under way at the Weserstadion. Internazionale kicking from left to right in their change strip of white shirts, navy shorts and white socks
    • 19:40 Inter's Samuel Eto’o has scored or assisted 10 of his side's 12 goals in the Champions league this season.
    • 19:35 Inter romped to a 4-0 victory over Werder on Champions League Matchday 2 with Samuel Eto'o bagging a hat-trick at the San Siro
    • 19:30 Werder and Inter have met on five previous occasions with the Italians edging the head to head by two games to one with two draws.
    • 19:25 Inter boss Rafa Benitez speaking ahead of the game: "We knew this match would be difficult because our heads are already on the Club World Cup. That is our most important appointment. (But) it's also important to do well at Werder Bremen, as first place in the Champions League group is better than second."
    • 19:20 And now for the visitors and defending champions, Internazionale: Inter Milan: 21-Paolo Orlandoni; 4-Javier Zanetti, 2-Ivan Cordoba, 23-Marco Materazzi, 34-Cristiano Biraghi; 8-Thiago Motta, 40-Obiora Nwankwo, 27-Goran Pandev, 39-Davide Santon, 11-Sulley Muntari; 9-Samuel Eto'o
    • 19:15 The starting line ups have been announced. Let me introduce tonight's hosts, Werder Bremen: 1-Tim Wiese; 3-Petri Pasanen, 29-Per Mertesacker, 15-Sebastian Proedl, 41-Dominik Schmidt; 8-Clemens Fritz;, 22-Torsten Frings, 10-Marko Marin, 14-Aaron Hunt; 23-Hugo Almeida, 7-Marko Arnautovic
    • 19:10 The Germans have endured a miserable campaign and are resigned to bottom place whatever the outcome of tonight's fixture.
    • 19:05 With the Champions League fate of both sides already decided, Inter have their sights set on top spot in Group A and must better Tottenham's result against FC Twente in order to clinch it.
    • 19:00 Good evening and welcome to Champions League matchday 6 as Werder Bremen prepare to host title holders Internazionale at the Weserstadion
    • - Welcome to our LIVE coverage of Werder Bremen v Internazionale - kick-off is at 7.45pm UK time, we'll have all the build-up and latest team news from 6.45pm onwards.
  • Summary

    • 87' GOAL FOR WERDER BREMEN! 3-0!
    • 80' The Inter crossbar rattling once more as Hunt lashes a first time shot against the woodwork
    • 79' Woodwork struck by Werder Bremen. So close to a third goal!
    • 72' Immediate action at the other end as Pandev squeezes a shot towards the near corner but Wiese is down quickly to save.
    • 71' Neat one two with Marin releases Hunt but Orlandoni wins the head to head
    • 66' Pandev's flighted cross was left alone by everyone including Tim Wiese in the Werder goal and allowed to bounce gently against the far post before Cambiasso made a mess of the rebound.
    • 57' Awkward moment for Inter as a low corner kick causes mayhem in the six yard box but somehow the ball stays out
    • 47' GOAL FOR WERDER BREMEN! 2-0!
    • 38' GOAL FOR WERDER BREMEN! 1-0! Great leap from Sebastian Prodl and his header is deflected past Orlandoni and into the back of the net
    • 31' Genuine highlight as Almeida expertly chest controls Marin's cross and shoots first time left footed on the volley and drawing a good save from Orlandoni
    • 19' First shot on target tonight comes from Werder's Torsten Frings but it is a simple save for Orlandoni
    • 19:20 And now for the visitors and defending champions, Internazionale: Inter Milan: 21-Paolo Orlandoni; 4-Javier Zanetti, 2-Ivan Cordoba, 23-Marco Materazzi, 34-Cristiano Biraghi; 8-Thiago Motta, 40-Obiora Nwankwo, 27-Goran Pandev, 39-Davide Santon, 11-Sulley Muntari; 9-Samuel Eto'o
    • 19:15 The starting line ups have been announced. Let me introduce tonight's hosts, Werder Bremen: 1-Tim Wiese; 3-Petri Pasanen, 29-Per Mertesacker, 15-Sebastian Proedl, 41-Dominik Schmidt; 8-Clemens Fritz;, 22-Torsten Frings, 10-Marko Marin, 14-Aaron Hunt; 23-Hugo Almeida, 7-Marko Arnautovic

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