The Serie A has been very competitive this season. After a long time, AC Milan are fighting for the title. Meanwhile, Inter Milan are also trying to defend their title. Last night, they won a very crucial match against Empoli to retrieve the top place in the league. After the 36th match, Inter Milan are now standing at the top of the table with 78 points. In contrast, AC Milan are just one point behind them. But the Rossoneri have played one game fewer than the current champion. So, they have a great chance to go to the top of the table again.
Inter Milan VS Empoli
Inter Milan must win all their remaining games to defend their league title. So, last night the manager played his best XI against the visiting team, Empoli. Inter Milan’s manager Simone Inzaghi set up the team formation with 3-5-2. He played three center-backs with two full-backs. On the other side, Aurelio Andreazzoli played his team in a 4-3-1-2 formation.
The visitors stunned the home team at the very beginning of the match. Striker Andrea Pinamonti scored a stunning goal with the help of Szymon Zurkowski. After that, Inter Milan tried so hard to find the equalizer. They created some great opportunities but failed to score. Moreover, the visiting team doubled their lead in the first half. In the 28th minute, Kristjan Asllani scored the second goal for Empoli.
Inter Milan never gave up the match. They came back dramatically before the break. Between 40 to 45 minutes, the home team returned two goals. The first goal was an own-goal scored by Simone Romagnoli, the defender of Empoli. Within five minutes, Inter Milan leveled the scoreline with Empoli. Argentine forward Lautaro Martinez scored the second goal for Inter Milan in the 45th minute. As a result, the first half ended in a 2-2 tie.
Returning from the break, the home team started dominating. They created many chances from the midfield. Finally, Inter Milan took the lead in the 64th minute for the first time in the match. Lautaro Martinez, who scored the second goal, netted the third one. In addition. Alexis Sanchez scored the final goal for Inter Milan as he found the net in the injury time (90+2 minutes). As a result, Inter Milan won the match and got very crucial points.