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Dec 5, 2015 at 7.45pm UK at San Siro
Inter Milan
1-0
Genoa
Ljajic (59')
D'Ambrosio (86')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Result: Adem Ljajic fires Inter Milan to Serie A summit

Adem Ljajic scores the only goal of the game as Inter Milan move to the top of Serie A with a 1-0 victory over Genoa.

Inter Milan moved to the top of Serie A as Adem Ljajic secured a 1-0 win over Genoa at the San Siro.

Roberto Mancini's side bounced back from last weekend's loss to Napoli as the home side survived a late scare when Danilo D'Ambrosio was sent off to collect all three points.

Inter made a bright start and could have taken the lead early on when Rodrigo Palacio pulled the ball back to Felipe Melo, who could only send his shot over the crossbar.

It was an indication of what was to come from the hosts as they controlled the tempo of the game, but a good opportunity was missed when Ljajic fired an effort into the side-netting after earning himself space in the box.

Genoa rarely caused problems for the Inter defence at the opposite end, and the visitors were left thanking Mattia Perin before the break as the Italy international produced a stunning save to keep out a powerful low strike from Ljajic.

A lapse of concentration in defence almost cost Inter early in the second half when a cross somehow managed to reach Diogo Figueiras, whose strike forced Samir Handanovic into an impressive stop.

The save proved to be crucial as Inter took the lead thanks to Ljajic, whose free kick from the wing evaded the Genoa defence on the way to finding the back of the net.

Genoa battled impressively to stay in the game, but they wasted a good opening on the break when Goran Pandev's poor touch prevented him from getting a shot away against his former side.

As Inter struggled to kill the game off in the closing stages, their task was made more difficult when D'Ambrosio picked up a second yellow card with four minutes of normal time remaining.

However, the hosts held off the rare spells of pressure from Genoa to ensure the pressure was put on Napoli, who visit Bologna on Sunday.

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Internazonale Milano's coach Roberto Mancini gestures during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and FC Internazionale Milano at Stadio San Paolo on November 30, 2015 in Naples, Italy.
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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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