Conte’s men defeat Milan and keep the lead in Serie A.
faced each other in a decisive fixture of Serie A. Both teams are considered as the title contenders this season.
Pioli’s men needed the three-point to take the table’s top spot from Inter, but
scored the first goal in the fifth minute and made the situation hard for the opponents.
Milan increased the pressure after the goal, but nothing changed, and Inter players created some chances despite Milan’s pressure and even had some scoring opportunities that they wasted. So the first half ends with a weak lead for Inter.
Milan's players started the second half with pressure, But Martinez doubled the lead again with
pass to show the hosts they are not going to have an easy job coming back in the game.
Milan increased the pressure after conceding the second goal and created some considerable opportunities too, which were rejected by Handanovic. Milan’s attacking form gave Inter another chance at the 66th minute of the game, and
scored another one for the guests again with Perisic’s assist.
Pioli’s substitutions after the third goal didn’t change anything as the opponents took control in the following minutes. They even had some other opportunities on the counter-attacks, which the guests’ tired midfielders wasted.
The hosts raised the pressure in the last minutes of the match, but they weren’t even able to reduce the gap.
So inter keeps the lead in Serie A table and even extends the gap to give the fans another reason to be satisfied besides victory in the Derby Della Madonnina.