Darmian strike inches Inter closer to first Serie A title since 2010
Inter Milan 1-0 Hellas Verona: Matteo Darmian’s late winner sparks wild scenes as Antonio Conte’s men inch closer to a first Serie A title since 2010
- Matteo Darmian came off the bench to score the winner on 76 minutes
- Inter Milan had hit the bar earlier in the second half through Achraf Hakimi
- The result puts Inter 13 points ahead of AC Milan and on the brink of the title
Matteo Darmian’s goal proved the difference as Inter Milan’s march to the title continued after they overcame a stubborn Hellas Verona.
Antonio Conte’s men almost took the lead midway through the second period when Achraf Hakimi’s free kick cannoned off the bar.
Matteo Darmian broke Hellas Verona’s resistance with a crisp strike to give Inter Milan the win
Lautaro Martinez saw his early lob just go over the bar as Antonio Conte’s men started quickly
Martinez was then denied Marco Silvestri midway through the second half at the San Siro
Darmian’s fourth goal of the season 11 minutes after coming on proved to be the winner
The Italian’s goal sparked wild scenes as Conte ran onto the pitch to embrace his players
However, the deadlock was broken on 76 minutes as a direct break found its way to the former Manchester United left back just inside the box and he made no mistake.
Inter lead neighbours AC Milan by 13 points and could win their first title since 2010 as soon as May 9, when they host Sampdoria.
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