Inter escaped at the last moment against a rookie, Lukaku started with a goal – Football World – Italy

Inter escaped at the last moment against a rookie, Lukaku started with a goal – Football World – Italy

The Inter side started their campaign in Serie A with a very difficult and hard-fought start. The Nerazzurri defeated newcomers Lecce 2-1 at the Via del Mare stadium in the city of the same name, and the winning goal for the “Snake” did not come until the fifth minute of added time.

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It didn’t take long for Italy’s runner-up to discover the result. Romelu Lukaku, who returned to the “blue-and-black” part of Milan, scored with a header before 2 minutes had passed, detecting a pass from the right by Matteo Darmian. Lautaro had a chance to double around 20 minutes later, but was brought down in the box. Calhanoglu tried two shots in the middle of the half, but without success. Strefeca could have equalized 6 minutes before the break, but Handanovic was in his place.

Exactly three minutes after the start of the second half, the “Gialorossi” equalized through Asan Cesi. A quarter of an hour after the start of the half, Handanovic also saved Bistrovic’s shot from a foul. Midway through the half, Nerazzurri boss Simone Inzaghi tried to turn things around, bringing on Edin Dzeko and Denzel Dumfries.

It was the Dutch midfielder who became the hero for the Coppa Italia winners, scoring with his body in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

In another match played at the same time, ambitious newcomers Monza lost at home to struggling Torino, who have a new mentor in Ivan Juric. Bulls new signing Alexei Miranchuk opened the scoring in the 43rd minute and Antonio Sanabria doubled the lead midway through the second half. For the “Biancoros”, Dani Motta was accurate in the fourth minute of added time, but the goal did not threaten the advance of the “Grenates”, who greeted themselves with the three points.