Feb 10, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​San Siro
Inter Milan
3-1
AC 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.

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