Serie A - Dzeko scores twice, Inter beat Sassuolo 2-1

2022-10-09 08:56

Serie A - Dzeko scores twice, Inter beat Sassuolo 2-1


In the 9th round of Serie A in the 2022/23 season, Inter Milan defeated Sassuolo 2-1 away.


In the first half, Lautaro shoveled a left-footed shot out of the slide, and Dzeko opened the scoring before half-time. In the second half, Frattesi tied the score, and Dzeko scored a header to overtake again.


At the end of the game, Inter Milan ranked 7th in Serie A with 5 wins, 4 draws, and 15 points, 5 points behind the leader Napoli with one game less. Sassuolo is 9th in the standings.


first half

Sassuolo dominated the majority of the first half but failed to convert it into a goal. In contrast, Inter Milan is the party that creates more chances: in the 14th minute, Dumfries made a cross from the right, and Lautaro failed to hit a shovel shot. In the 27th minute, Calhanoglu shot from outside the penalty area and failed.


Until the 44th minute, Calhanoglu took a corner kick from the right, Dumfries headed the ball to the goal, and Dzeko volleyed and scored, 1-0.


second half

In the second half, Sassuolo began to press Inter, looking for weaknesses in the opposition's defense to equalise. In the 56th minute, Maxime Lopez sent a free kick into the frontcourt, Pinamonti, Thorstvedt, and Ferrari successively attacked but ended in failure. 2 minutes later, Pinamonti sent a cross for Ceide from the left, and the latter headed the goal to the top.


In the 60th minute, Frattesi finally recovered a goal for Sassuolo. He was unmarked at the time, so Rogerio sent him a pass to help him score the goal. Fortunately, it only took Inter 15 minutes to overtake the score again: in the 75th minute, Mkhitaryan, who came off the bench, passed the ball to the penalty area from the left, and Dzeko scored a header to complete the double ring.


A minute ago, Inter Milan had a good chance to score, but Sassuolo goalkeeper Consigli made a wonderful save to keep Lautaro's header out of the door.


In the next 15 minutes, Inter Milan firmly held the lead and ended the two-game losing streak in the league with a 2-1 score.