Nigerian attacker Fortune Bassey failed to save 10-man Plzen from a 2-0 defeat against Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday evening at Doosan Arena.

Inter Milan took charge of the game from the start of the match with Edin Dzeko breaking the deadlock in the 20th minute from a perfect pass from Joaquin Correa.

Dzeko would have made it 2-0 just before the half time but his goalkeeper Jindrich Stanek saved his shot and Henrik Mkhitaryan could not slot in the rebound as it was blocked by an opponent.
Inter Milan dominated the proceedings in the first half with 67% ball possession, nine goal attempts with four shots on goal.

Inter Milan took the lead in the first half and the Serie team commenced where they stopped in the first half with Robin Gosens header saved by Stanek.

Plzen midfielder Pavel Bucha was flashed a red card and the home team was reduced to 10 mean against a team that has kept them at bay for the entire time played before the sent-off.

Inter Milan continued to probe for the second goal all night and it was in the 71st minute they got their reward for a job well done, thanks to Denzel Dumfries was served well by Dzeko to score from a close range to make it 2-0 for the away team.

Inter Milan will face Barcelona in their next Champions League match while Plzen will face Bayern Munich in their next fixture in the Champions League.


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