Inter 2-1 Sampdoria: Lukaku-Lautaro score, Eriksen shines

Inter 2-1 Sampdoria Lukaku-Lautaro score, Eriksen shines
nter 2-1 Sampdoria Lukaku-Lautaro score, Eriksen shines

Inter Milan beat Sampdoria 2-1 at San Siro. They are now five and six points away from Lazio and Serie A leader, Juventus respectively. With 12 match days still to be played, they have all the chances to challenge for Serie A title.

Conte’s men play a first half of great quality, with Eriksen playing the pivotal role after a goal canceled for offside at the ex Tottenham, unlock with Lukaku, well served by the Danish at the end of a delicious action, and double with Lautaro, at the invitation of Candreva. 

The first goal was classic example of training ground move, which shoed a great understanding between Lautaro and Lukaku, while the former left a ball with a backhill for Lukaku. The Belgian played a wall pass with Eriksen and latched at the back of the net.

Lukaku initiated the move which led to inter’s second goal. Lautaro scored from a the cross from Candreva. Morten Thorsby pulled one back from close range at 52 minute.

The Belgian posed a powerful image while celebrating the goal, knelt to show his support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Lukaku and few others have struggled with racist incidents during current season. 

Whereas Lautaro Martinez celebrated Fathers day after scoring the second goal for Inter Milan.

Inter Milan

1-Handanovic, 37-Skriniar, 6-de Vrij, 95-Bastoni, 87-Candreva (Moses 73′), 23-Barella, 5-Gagliardini <Booked at 90>, 15-Young (Biraghi 73′), 24-Eriksen (Valero 78′ <Booked at 86) 9-Lukaku, 10-Martínez <Booked at 48> (Sánchez 83)


2-Godín, 7-Sánchez, 11-Moses, 13-Ranocchia, 18-Asamoah, 20-Valero, 30-Esposito, 31-Pirola, 32-Agoume, 33-D’Ambrosio, 34-Biraghi, 46-Berni


1-Audero, 24-Bereszynski, 34-Yoshida, 15-Colley, 18-Thorsby <Booked at 64>, 7-Linetty (Vieira 81′ <Booked at 90>), 91-Bertolacci <Booked at 22> (Askildsen 82′), 14-Jankto (Léris 69′), 29-Murru, 11-Ramírez (Depaoli 69′), 17-La Gumina (Bonazzoli 76′)


3-Augello, 4-Vieira, 5-Chabot, 6-Ekdal, 9-Bonazzoli, 12-Depaoli, 16-Askildsen, 21-Tonelli, 23-Gabbiadini, 26-Léris, 30-Falcone, 33-Rocha Lima