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Inter humiliated Milan in the ‘Derby della Madonnina’



Inter defeated Milan in the Madonnina derby.  /AFP

Inter defeated Milan in the Madonnina derby. /AFP

Inter’s attacking performance allowed them to defeat Milan 5-1 in the derby in the Lombardy capital, taking three points and taking the sole lead in Serie A.

Inter have a total of 12 points from four games, two more than Juventus, who beat Lazio 3-1 in the first leg on Saturday to become interim leaders.

Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan took the lead in the 5th minute of the derby, converting a cross from Federico Dimarco (5th minute).

The second goal came just before half-time and was scored by Frenchman Marcus Thuram (38), one of Inter’s new players this season.

In heavy rain at the San Siro, Milan scored a goal in the second half in a downpour. Mkhitaryan scored in the 69th minute, Turkey’s Hakan Calhanoglu scored from the penalty spot in the 70th minute, and Davide Frattesi sealed the victory by a narrow margin (90+3).

Milan were never in a position to compete with their great rivals, who had already won five consecutive derbies (counting all competitions), and were honored with a goal from Portuguese Rafael Leao, 57. It was all I could do to protect it.

Source: Diario.Elmundo

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