Even though they had to be guests, Inter Milan still entered the game with confidence. Meanwhile, Atalanta also showed their determination to win and increase the pace of the match. The home team’s players were sometimes too enthusiastic in their matches and had to receive 3 yellow cards early.
Hakan Calhanoglu put Inter ahead from the penalty spot five minutes before half-time at Gewiss Stadium, after Matteo Darmian was fouled by goalkeeper Juan Musso.
Excited after the goal, coach Simone Inzaghi’s students continued to play sublimely and were rewarded with the second goal in the 57th minute, from a great shot by captain Laurato Martinez.
Atalanta played hard after that, but could only shorten the score to 1-2 thanks to Gianluca Scamacca, former West Ham striker. The home team’s hope of equalizing ended after Rafael Toloi was sent off in the 90+2 minute, with a foul aimed at Alexis Sanchez.
With this victory, Inter is firmly at the top of the Serie A rankings, 6 points ahead of AC Milanbecause in the match that took place not long after, the red and black striped team suddenly lost 0-1 to Udinese at home.
Minh Tuan | 04:17 November 5, 2023