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Jan 11, 2015 at 11.30am UK at San Siro
Inter Milan
3-1
Genoa
Palacio (12'), Icardi (40'), Vidic (88')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Izzo (86')

Result: Inter Milan too good for Genoa

Inter Milan make it four games without defeat in Serie A thanks to a 3-1 win at home to Genoa.

Inter Milan have beaten Genoa 3-1 at home to extend their unbeaten run to four matches in Serie A.

The hosts did most of the pressing during the early stages, but the lively Mauro Icardi was denied twice by goalkeeper Mattia Perin.

Inter Milan's Nemanja Vidic celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan vs Genoa on January 11, 2015© Getty Images

However, Inter made the breakthrough on 12 minutes when Rodrigo Palacio tapped in the rebound after Icardi's acrobatic volley was saved.

Perin came to Genoa's rescue again midway through the half as he kept out Palacio's effort, only for Icardi to double Inter's lead five minutes before the break by heading in from a corner.

Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini is struck by a ball during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan vs Genoa on January 11, 2015© Getty Images

The visitors had a glorious chance to cut the deficit 15 minutes after the restart when Maxime Lestienne found some space inside the box before seeing his drive crash against the crossbar.

Genoa were rewarded for their second-half efforts inside the final five minutes through Armando Izzo's opportunistic strike, but Inter sealed the victory moments later thanks to Nemanja Vidic first goal for the club.

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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