Inter Milan did not tremble this Wednesday against La Spezia (2-0) while Roma bit the dust in Bologna (1-0).
Inter Milan put pressure on the leader Naples and his runner-up AC Milan by dominating La Spezia (2-0) in the early evening Wednesday at San Siro, during the 15th day of Serie A. Thanks to a bite Lautaro Martinez, passer then scorer, the Nerazzurri (34 points) temporarily blow second place to the Rossoneri (32 pts), traveling in the evening on the field of Genoa. The reigning champion is only one length behind the Neapolitan leader, expected for his part on the lawn of Sassuolo.
Simone Inzaghi’s players, despite spared players (Dzeko, Barella) and other packages (De Vrij, Bastoni), relied on their great confidence of the moment to bring the team formed by the ex-Interiste in line. Thiago Motta (17th). Roberto Gagliardini, established to blow Nicolo Barella, opened the scoring by taking advantage of a heel from Lautaro Martinez (1-0, 36th). Then the Argentinian “toro” turned into a scorer (8th achievement in the league) by converting a penalty that he himself had obtained after an opposing hand (58th).
Roma without spring in Bologna
Ahead of their trip to Madrid to challenge Real for first place in their group in the Champions League next week, the Nerazzurri will travel to the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday. It is a tense Roma who will await them there, beaten in Bologna (1-0) after being surprised by a precise strike from the Swede Mattias Svanberg (35th). The Bolognese goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski then preserved this short advantage by making decisive saves in front of Tammy Abraham (41st, 86th) and Henrikh Mkhitaryan (70th). With this sixth defeat in the league, Roma (5th) lost contact with the Top 4. victory against Udinese.