Three important points were won by Inter Milan from their match at home to Torino in a serie A match on Sunday (14/3/2021). Antonia Conte’s men won 2-1. In the match between Torino vs Inter Milan, Davide Nicola’s men did not pose much of a threat to the Nerazzurri’s backline.
However, they were able to make a fuss of the front line which was escorted by Romelu Luaku et al. Until the 30th minute, there were not many chances that could be created in this match, strangely the opportunity came from Torino.
Starting from a free kick, the ball sent into the city of the penalty was met by Lyanco with a header. Unfortunately the ball still hit the post. Throughout the first half, the game was completely overrun by Inter Milan. They only needed a goal to win the game, because the Nerazzurri played like a dominant team.
But luck has not been on Inter’s side, Torino’s disciplined and tight defence has left Inter’s attacking line-up unable to put its name on the scoreboard in the first half. Both teams came out with 0-0 draws in the first half.
Torino vs Inter Milan second half
The match began with a substitution, in which Inter played Ashley Young and Christian Eriksen. Unfortunately, the situation of the match is still not able to change, the Nerazzurri still have difficulty scoring goals.
Inter’s patience came to fruition. In the 61st minute, the referee awarded a penalty after Torino defender Armando Izzo deliberately fouled Lautaro Martinez in the box.
Romelu Lukaku, who came on as an executioner, did his job well. the Belgian striker was aiming in a different direction than goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu’s guess. Torino vs Inter Milan match score changed to 1-0.
Unfortunately Inter’s superiority could not last long. In the 70th minute, Antonia Sanabria scored in front of goal for Inter Milan. The referee also checked through var before confirming the goal for Torino. The score changed to 1-1.
Antonio Conte’s decision to drop Alexis Sanchez to play proved appropriate. The Chilean contributed an assist with a cross that helped Lautaro Martinez convert in the 85th minute. Torino vs Inter Milan match changed 2-1 with Inter’s advantage.
This time, the advantage was maintained by Inter until the referee blew the long whistle. They got three points which further cemented him at the top of the Serie A standings this season.