MILANO – Defeat of measure for Inzaghi’s Inter against Real Madrid on the first day of the group stage of the Champions League. Courtois surpasses himself on several occasions on Lautaro and Dzeko. In the final, the Nerazzurri dropped their tone and Rodrygo freezes the San Siro giving success to Ancelotti.
Courtois says no to Lautaro and Dzeko
The first conclusion of the match arrives at 5 ‘with a first intention shot by Lautaro Martinez on which Courtois is excellent guard. At 9 ‘a beautiful combination between the Argentine striker and Dzeko. On the Bosnian’s cross shot, however, the goalkeeper of Real Madrid is overtaken. On the following corner Skriniar tries but his header comes out a little. At 14 ‘even the guests become dangerous with a shot from distance by Casemiro who goes out on the bottom. Five minutes later a sensational opportunity for Inter with Lautaro who, all alone from the center of the area, hits his head but the conclusion is central and Courtois rejects with open hands. At 36 ‘Real goes close to the advantage with a shot by Militao on the development of a corner kick that comes out just wide. A minute later a double chance for Inter, first with another header by Lautaro Martinez and then with a shot from the edge by Brozovic that touches the goal post defended by Courtois. At 43 ‘it is still the blancos’ goalkeeper who says no to Inter on a close range shot by Dzeko.
Rodrygo’s goal in the final
At the opening of the second half Courtois still keeps Real Madrid afloat on a header by Dzeko on the development of a corner kick and on the rebound Skriniar fails to reiterate the goal. At 55 ‘Inzaghi changes both outside players. Darmian and Perisic exit and Dumfries and Dimarco take over. Two minutes later bad disengagement of the former Verona who gives the ball to Real Madrid, Carvajal tries but Handanovic is ready. At 65 ‘another double Inter change with Vidal and Correa taking over from Calhanoglu and Lautaro. At 80 ‘Ancelotti, in search of the goal of the advantage, tries the Camavinga card instead of Modric. A minute later it was Skriniar who saved, almost on the line, on a round conclusion from Vinicius. At 84 ‘Inzaghi closes the changes by inserting Vecino for Barella. At 87 ‘again the Slovak center of Inter made a great save on a safe shot by Vinicius but at the end it was Rodrygo who gave the success to Real Madrid with a flying shot from the center of the penalty area.
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