Saturday February 19 2011
Ranocchia: 'It was my goal!'

Andrea Ranocchia claims he got the final touch on Inter's goal and even Houssine Kharja says “give it to him.”

There is a great deal of confusion over the winner against Cagliari, as Kharja's shot took a deflection on its way into the net, but it's not clear if Ranocchia or Michele Canini got the touch.

“Yes, I touched the ball,” Ranocchia told Inter Channel. “I only got a slight touch, but that was enough. The important thing is that we won and got all three points to continue our Serie A push.”

The goal was officially given to Kharja, but that could now change, especially as the midfielder doesn't think he should be credited either.

“I'd give the goal to Andrea, because he has had some great performances and deserves it,” commented Kharja.

“I always tend to get some good shots away from that position. I worked hard today and am above all happy for the team, as Cagliari were not an easy opponent and caused us a lot of problems.”

If the goal is to be given to Ranocchia, his first in an Inter jersey, then that raises some big questions, as replays show he was in an offside position.

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