Inter Milan 3-1 AS Roma- Highlights, Takeaways

While the title race for Liverpool and Man City may grab the spotlight, the Serie A football battle intensified on Saturday. Defending champion Inter put in a superb performance to defeat Roma 3-1 at San Siro. This win made them one point ahead of Milan, who have a game in hand.

Denzel Dumfries, Marcelo Brozovic and Lautaro Martinez scored the goal, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the goals for the visitors.

For Inter, the mentality of the champion was clearly visible. After an offbeat 15-minute opener, the game suddenly rebounded with Hakan Calhanoglu testing the goalkeeper from distance. In response, Henrikh Mkhitaryan shot in front of the post. The visitors could have taken the lead in the 29th minute. Roma won a free kick on the right edge of the penalty area. Lorenzo Pellegrini rocked a beautiful free kick somehow headed by Gianluca Mancini.

And in the next attack, Inter found the goal. Hakan Calhanoglu’s superb through ball was passed by Denzel Dumfries, who evoked a clever finish after the unlucky Rui Patricio.

The goal looked like he shot with Inter’s confidence as they began to dominate Roma. Mancini was given a yellow badge as Roma struggled to keep pace.

And after a corner kick and a pair of chances, Inter somehow doubled their lead.

Marcelo Brozovic started the attack and completed it as he hit the ball into the upper right corner which will surely be among the contenders for the goals of the season.

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Dumfries could have scored another goal but failed to hook his header correctly with a cross from Federico Dimarco.

Roma’s chance of recovering from the first-half attack slipped within minutes of the second half.

Roma’s entire defense went to sleep from a corner kick as the unmarked Lautaro Martinez hit the ball into the net.

The second half was more about managing the game as Inter created some chances but failed to capitalize on them.

And only in the 85th minute, Mkhitaryan scored a superb goal to make up the turbulent final minutes for his team. Nerazzurri.

But the defending champion witnessed the exit of the match to top the league.

Here are the three main points from the match:

The race for the title has begun!

This season, Serie A fans are in an exciting title race to see Inter take a one-point lead over rivals AC Milan, who have a game in hand.

Both sides have been leading the way all season. However, this season was the first time in a very long time that both sides rose to prominence simultaneously.

As AC Milan searches for its first Serie A title since 2010-2011, Simone Inzaghi’s men are seeking back-to-back titles to cement their own legacy.

Milan will play its next match against the great Lazio team with Serie A top scorer Ciro Immobile in his rank. and wants to inter I’m Biancoceleste to provide a service to them.

Inter give Mourinho the Blues

Jose Mourinho’s team played three games against his former team this season. The total score after those three matches was 8-1. Yes, 8-1. The Italian capital team managed to beat Samir Handanovic only once.

While Mourinho has seen some great performances this season, against Inter, they struggled and certainly looked like the second best team in all of those three games.

This shows that Roma fall behind in the class compared to the big boys in the league.

It remains to be seen if Roma chooses to keep him beyond the summer. However, the performances have to be better and more consistent in order to become a title contender.

The Champions League is almost over

With this loss, Roma are now five points behind fourth-placed Juventus, who have a game in hand. And with Juve’s next three games against 10th-placed Sassuolo, 20th-placed Venezia and 19th-placed Genoa, it’s safe to assume that Juve are unlikely to lose their grip on the last Champions ue.

While Roma faces Bologna and Fiorentina, who are two points behind them with two matches that are now postponed. All of this comes in the midst of the two legs of the UEFA Champions League semi-final against Leicester City. And for Roma, this could be the biggest trophy he could see at the Olympic Stadium.