Soccer Soccer – Serie A – Inter Milan v Hellas Verona – San Siro, Milan, Italy – November 9, 2019 Inter Milan’s Nicolo Barella celebrates scoring their 2d aim News Team/Daniele Mascolo
Barella aloof the ball on the left, slash interior and curled the ball into the some distance nook from the brink of the assign for his first aim Serie A aim since becoming a member of Inter from Cagliari firstly of this season.
Inter, who blew a 2-0 lead and lost 3-2 to Borussia Dortmund within the Champions League on Tuesday, went aid to the end of Serie A with 31 facets from 12 video games, two sooner than Juventus who host AC Milan on Sunday.
It changed into Inter’s seventh game in 20 days — something coach Antonio Conte has complained bitterly about, asserting his squad does no longer hold ample power in depth for such an intense fixture record.
“We gave a important response against a physique of workers which defends man to man over the entire pitch,” said the old Juventus, Chelsea and Italy coach.
“We’ve confronted these 20 days with power and depth. I congratulate the boys, who chanced on the flexibility to react, realized the lesson and had Verona on the ropes for the entire game.”
Inter gave away a penalty within the 19th minute when goalkeeper Samir Handanovic caught Mattia Zaccagni as he raced via and Valerio Verre made no mistake from the command.
The hosts dominated the game and Marcelo Brozovic clipped the crossbar earlier than Verona goalkeeper Marco Silvestri managed to flip Vecino’s shot off the line at point-blank fluctuate best earlier than the shatter.
Inter’s mad assault continued after the shatter and the stress within the end paid off within the 65th minute when Vecino headed in from a Valentino Lazaro injurious.
Verona’s Sofiane Amrabat gifted Inter a sexy likelihood by hoofing the ball aid in the direction of his aim from the halfway line and straight into the route of Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian, on the other hand, misjudged the bounce and sent a veteran header straight into Silvestri’s fingers.
Lukaku’s blushed had been spared by Barella’s strike, the midfielder also incomes a yellow card for taking his shirt off and throwing it to the ground as he renowned.
In the earlier game, Brescia’s new coach Fabio Grosso had a nightmare debut as his side had been thumped 4-0 at home by Torino.
Andrea Belotti converted penalties within the 17th and 26th minute, each and each awarded for handball, to position Torino in cost and Brescia’s complications increased with a crimson card for Ales Mateju earlier than halftime.
Brescia forward Mario Balotelli changed into substituted at the shatter to catch capacity for defender Bruno Martella and Alex Berenguer piled on the possibility for the hosts with two desires in a five-minute spell lifeless within the game.
Reporting by Brian Homewood, editing by Ed Osmond