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Inter Falls at Home to Bayern
Associated Press, September 28th, 2006 4:18PM

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Discipline once again proved to be a major problem for Inter Milan, as the nine-man Nerazzurri fell 2-0 at home to German champion Bayern Munich. Forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic was sent off for a second yellow card in the 58th minute, and then Fabio Grosso later joined him for throwing out a harsh elbow in the 85th minute. That was Inter's fourth red card in six games; the other two went to center midfielder Patrick Vieira, who now faces a three-match ban for insulting the referee who sent him off in last week's Serie A match against AS Roma. Last night's loss dropped Inter to the bottom of Champions League Group B, with one point from two games. Bayern is top with six points. Inter coach Roberto Mancini will be particularly displeased that his side conceded both goals in the final 10 minutes. Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarro broke the deadlock after 81 minutes, lifting his shot just over Inter goalie Julio Cesar. Then in stoppage time Ivan Cordoba flubbed a back pass to Cesar, which Lukas Podolski scooped up and took around the keeper to double Bayern's lead. Said Mancini: "The defeat tonight was a lie. Even after Ibrahimovic's sending off, it was a match we could have won.'' Inter next faces a must-win at home to Spartak Moscow, while Bayern travels to Sporting Lisbon. Read the original story...


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