The goals brought Ibra's total to 13 goals, tying him for the scoring lead with Juve's David Trezeguet. "Parma played really well, they are a strong team and they gave us a tough time,'' Ibrahimovic said. "It's not important that I score goals, what is important is that we win.''
Inter opened the scoring in the 30th minute through Esteban Cambiasso, but Parma responded 10 minutes later through Luca Cigarini. Midway through the second half, Andrea Gasarroni put Parma in the lead. Inter's penalty with two minutes to go was mired in controversy: defender Fernando Couto stopped an Ibrahimovic header on the line, but as he fell to the ground the match official adjudged that his hand purposely grazed the ball and pointed to the penalty spot. Couto was subsequently sent off for the offense.