Inter Milan closed the gap with SSC Napoli and AC Milan at the top of Serie A to four points after a 3-2 win over Luciano Spalletti’s men at Giuseppe Meazza on Sunday. The Partenopei got past Piotr Zielinksi before the champ showed up with Hakan Calhanoglu, Ivan Perisic and Lautaro Martinez just for the sake of Dries Mertens cutting the deficit late in the game.
Fiorentina’s choking 4-3 win over Milan on Saturday opened the door for Napoli to progress at the summit but they faltered, and star Victor Osimhen also suffered a painful-looking injury. The result means there are now no teams unbeaten in the Italian top flight with Inter now back in the running for the title.
Return of the champions
They don’t always play like champions but Inter showed their proof as Italian champions this weekend with a sensational comeback against one of the competing teams. to claim their crown. Mertens’ superb late strike helped the Nerazzurri recover somewhat but Samir Handanovic made a brilliant late save as Inzaghi’s men showed they would still have a say in the game. race for the championship this season.
Scoring a goal in Spalletti’s comeback against his former club, Kalidou Koulibaly opened the door for Inter’s counter-attack as he conceded a penalty and then the hosts went on. The Napoli debunking campaign is unlike any other so far in this campaign. Calhanoglu was a particularly difficult client with a goal and an assist in the first half to put Inter ahead.
Ouch for Osimhen
The Nigeria international was substituted after a clash with Milan Skriniar and was subsequently hospitalized with Napoli to await test results. Until that update, the cheekbone damage seems to be the best-case scenario with anything taking him out of action for a crucial time that has the potential to greatly damage domestic hopes. and their continent.
Elsewhere, Venezia’s 1–0 away win over Bologna through a David Okereke strike in the second half is seen as a good result as Paolo Zanetti’s men are currently 13th and provisional. relegation area six points. Meanwhile, Sampdoria got an important 2-0 win over Salernitana and Cagliari got a 2-2 draw at Sassuolo’s field.
https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/news/serie-a-takeaways-inter-milan-make-up-ground-as-napoli-finally-lose/ Serie A results: Inter Milan make a splash as Napoli finally lose