Feb 10, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​San Siro
Inter Milan
3-1
ChievoAC Chievo Verona
Ranocchia (26'), Milito (50'), Puggioni (2' og.)
Ranocchia (28'), Stankovic (90')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Rigoni (21')
Rigoni (18')

Result: Inter Milan power past Chievo

Inter Milan prove too strong for Chievo this evening and record a 3-1 victory at the San Siro.

Inter Milan survived an early scare to overwhelm Chievo 3-1 at the San Siro in Serie A tonight.

Inter Milan forward Antonio Cassano celebrates after scoring against Chievo on February 10, 2013© AP Photos

Andrea Stramaccioni named an attacking lineup for the match and his selection was rewarded after two minutes when Antonio Cassano squeezed a low shot home at the near post.

Chievo responded well and equalised on 22 minutes when Luca Rigoni ghosted behind Andrea Ranocchia to net from close range.

The visitors were level for just five minutes thanks to Ranocchia, who atoned for his error by beating two defenders to score with a thumping header.

Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia scores his side's second goal against Chievo on February 10, 2013© AP Photos

A tense atmosphere at the San Siro was lifted early in the second half when Diego Milito marked his return from a hip injury with an emphatic finish to put the three points beyond doubt.

Inter received a further boost in the closing stages when Dejan Stankovic returned from injury for his first action of the season to rapturous applause from the home supporters.

Inter Milan forward Antonio Cassano celebrates after scoring against Chievo on February 10, 2013
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Juventus6501124815
2Napoli6420145914
3SassuoloSassuolo640286212
4Inter Milan632186211
5AC Milan631287110
6AC Chievo VeronaChievo631276110
7Lazio6312107310
8Roma6312148610
9Bologna6312810-210
10Torino622211748
11Genoa52217528
12Fiorentina52215418
13CagliariCagliari6213912-37
14Udinese621369-37
15Sampdoria620469-36
16Atalanta BCAtalanta6204912-36
17Palermo612337-45
18Empoli611428-64
19Pescara6033510-53
20Crotone6015414-101