MILAN – Inter-Milan 4-2, goals: Rebic at 40 ', Zlatan Ibrahimovic at 46' , Marcelo Brozovic at 52 ', Matias Vecino at 53', Stefan de Vrij at 70 'and Romelu Lukaku at 94'.
Gorgeous derby. Inter comeback a great Milan and hook Juventus at the top of the Serie A. But in the first half it is AC Milan's domination. Dragged by a fantastic Ibrahimovic, the Rossoneri close the first fraction of the game on two to zero. Calhanoglu pole, goal for Rebic on Ibra's assist and the final magic of the Swede. In the second half it is a completely different game. After less than ten minutes, Inter have already cleared the accounts with Brozovic, great volley from outside the area, and Vecino, good at scoring with an empty net on Sanchez's invention.
The blow of the tie was felt and Milan also gave the Nerazzurri three to two. De Vrij scores a great header ahead of Romagnoli. At this point, Inter is rampant. The Nerazzurri waste an easy scoring opportunity with Barella and hit a crossbar, from almost midfield, with a magical free kick by Eriksen. Inter still hasn't closed it and an immense Ibra was about to sign three to three. The Swede hit a header early on Skriniar.
With AC Milan all in search of a draw, Inter closed the match on the counterattack with a header by Lukaku on a cross by Moses. Precious victory, first place. Now the Nerazzurri are at the top together with Juventus plus one on Lazio. It was a threesome for the title.
Inter-Milan 4-2, Ibra's show is not enough for the Rossoneri (one goal, one assist and one post). In the second half Brozovic and Lukaku give first place to Conte.
Lights at San Siro for the Milan derby. Inter challenged Milan without Lautaro Martinez and Samir Handanovic but with Padelli; Godin, De Vrij, Skriniar; Candreva, Vecino, Brozovic, Barella, Young; R.Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez.
Pioli replied to Conte with G.Donnarumma; A.Conti, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Castillejo, Kessie, Bennacer, Rebic; Calhanoglu and Ibrahimovic. The race was directed by Maresca di Napoli.
The first scoring opportunity is the post hit by AC Milan in the 8th minute. Calhanoglu dribbled past Marcelo Brozovic and started a great right from the edge of the penalty area that was printed on the post with Padelli beaten. Inter reaction at 18 ', Godin's header on Brozovic's cross came out of Donnarumma by a whisker.
At 24 ', Lukaku overtook Alessio Romagnoli and served a golden assist to Vecino who devoured a goal by shooting at Donnarumma from two steps. Milan took the lead in the 40th minute, Ibrahimovic overtook Godin with his head and served a golden assist for Rebic who had no difficulty filling the empty net after an empty exit by Padelli.
Doubling of AC Milan at 46 ', Ibra completes his masterpiece derby. After the assist for Rebic's goal, here is the header from two steps on corner action.
The first half ended on the result of two to zero for Milan. The Rossoneri played better, hit a post with Calhanoglu, and took the double advantage thanks to goals from Ibrahimovic and Rebic. The Swede scored a goal and served a golden assist to the Croatian goal.
Extraordinary start of Inter, at the start of the second half the Nerazzurri impacted the derby in two minutes. At 52 ', Brozovic shortened the distance with a fantastic volley with the left from outside the penalty area, at 53' Sanchez started in a dubious position and served in the middle for Vecino who scored with the goal almost empty, the ball it slipped under Kjaer's legs.
Inter return to 70 '. De Vrij anticipated Romagnoli with a great aerial twist and brought the Nerazzurri ahead on corner action. At 80 'Eriksen, recently entered the field, hit a crossbar directly from a free kick with a shot from almost midfield. Milan one step away from the draw, in the 89th minute, Ibrahimovic anticipated Skriniar with a header but hit the post with Padelli beaten.
Inter closed the derby at 94 '. Lukaku started a counter attack, Moses crossed in the middle and the Belgian center forward overtook Kjaer and bagged the header. Thanks to this success in the derby, Inter tied Juventus at the top of the Serie A standings.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano