Watch Inter vs Bologna full match replay and highlight.
This is a match of Italy Serie A 2023/2024, Matchday 8.
Kick off: 13:00 UTC Saturday Oct 7, 2023
Referee: Marco Guida, Italy
Venue: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano
Inter vs Bologna Full Match Reports
Bologna came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Inter Milan at the San Siro as Thiago Motta’s side extended their unbeaten run in Serie A to seven games.
Fresh from a win over Benfica in the Champions League in midweek, the hosts raced out of the box and Hakan Calhanoglu saw Vukas Skorupski save well inside the first five minutes. As proof of this, Inter scored two goals in a few minutes before the match entered for a quarter of an hour. First, Francesco Acerbi headed home a fine pass from Calhanoglu, before Nerazzurri captain Lautaro Martinez extended his team’s lead with a late strike.
Bologna were unfazed by a poor start at home and pulled a goal back inside six minutes, with Ricardo Orsolini converting the penalty after fouling Martinez in the area. The Red and Blue continued to grow in the game as the first half progressed and almost equalized when Lewis Ferguson saw a close range header blocked by Jan Sommer. Thanks to the reply, Inter regained control of the game before HT, Federico Di Marco twice hit the visitors’ goal but was denied by Skorupski.
Bologna went ahead after the restart and Motta’s side were level on seven minutes through Joshua Zirkzee, who curled a delicate low shot into the bottom left corner. Simone Inzaghi did not like his team’s start to the second quarter and made three substitutions in the hour before the match.
In an exciting final game, both sides battled for the win, but Inter substitute Carlos Augusto saw the best chance through Skorupski and Bologna won. It ended with a three game losing streak on the road. As for Inter Milan, Inzaghi’s side went down for the second time in three matches in South Africa, the campaign was handed to AC Milan fans at the top of the standings.
Best Player Award: Louis Ferguson (Bologna)