Inter fly past Lazio to set up final with Napoli

Inter fly past Lazio to set up final with Napoli

Inter Milan fly past Lazio in a 3-0 victory to reach the Supercoppa Italiana final where they will find Napoli. The win allowed Inter to clinch a hat-trick of Super Cup victories, a feat achieved only by local rivals AC Milan from 1992 to 1994. Inter Milan could have had more goals but were not clinical enough in front of goal.

Manager Simone Inzaghi expressed satisfaction with the team’s performance, highlighting the need for recovery before the challenging final against Napoli. Inzaghi, with a chance to secure his fifth Super Cup win. He praised the players for adapting to the unique format of the competition. So Marcus Thuram opened the scoring for Inter after sustained pressure on Lazio. Bastoni made the run forward by creating an overload in the left flank. The Italian defender played the ball to Dimarco, who flicked it to the French forward.

Inter fly past Lazio

Inter Milan fly past Lazio to enter Supercoppa Italiana final

Hakan Calhanoglu doubled the lead with a penalty early in the second half as Lautaro was brought down in the box. Also, Davide Frattesi sealed the win with a goal in the final minutes, capitalizing on a counter-attack. Napoli were looking for a goal and had many players forward. This gave Frattesi all the space to beat the keeper. Inzaghi acknowledged the players’ excellent performance, emphasizing the importance of recovering energy for the upcoming final.

Lazio’s manager, Maurizio Sarri, acknowledged the noticeable difference in performance but noted that the gap wasn’t as extensive as the score suggested. The current Super Cup format, featuring four teams for the first time, includes the top two from the previous Serie A season, Napoli and Lazio. Also, the finalists of the previous Italian Cup, Inter Milan and Fiorentina. The victory positions Inter for a potential historic Super Cup achievement against Napoli in the final.

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