Inter beat Hellas Verona and get back to winning ways in Serie A with a 1-0 victory. The Nerazzurri had several chances to double their lead, but they were not clinical. The Argentine striker has found his form after a disappointing World Cup campaign. Verona have started a small revival after the break and were coming into this game with a win over Cremonese. Inzaghi had to make several changes after an exhausting match against Parma.
Inter had a brilliant start to the game, as Lautaro scored the early goal to give momentum to the game. Mkhitaryan carried the ball forward and played to Dimarco, who made a run down the center. The ball came to Gagliardini, but his shot was blocked. However, Lautaro managed to find the left corner after the rebound to give Inter the lead in the third minute.
The Nerazzurri were linking up beautifully in the early stages, and Lautaro got another half-chance. Gagliardini found the Argentine with his cross, but the header lacked power. A few minutes before half-time, Mkhitaryan had a chance after carrying the ball near the box. But he could not place the ball in the far corner.
Inter beat Hellas Verona with a decisive goal from Lautaro
The Nerazzurri have been struggling this season to keep their lead. The second half started with a slow tempo from both sides. The Argentine was again in action as he scored the goal, but the referee decided he brought down Verona’s defender in an unfair manner. The Argentine used his physicality to get the ball and chipped over the keeper.
Verona were struggling to create chances, as Inter looked better in defense, and were organized during transitions. The substitute Sulemana had the pace to run past Bastoni to find a shot. But Onana was able to push it out for a corner. Verona were sitting deep with their low backline, inviting Inter to take shots from distance. Asllani almost doubled their lead as his effort went past the post. Inter managed to keep their lead despite some tension in the added time, and are now sitting in fourth position.