Skriner’s stellar performance holds off challengers Sampdoria. #14

San Siro, Milan 

Score: Inter 3 Samdoria 2FT

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               After drawing with Napoli Inter would travel back home has they would take on 5th place Sampdoria. The last time these two teams faced off Sampdoria would defeat the Nerazzuris 2-1. Inter would look to get back on top of the league table after getting a draw vs Napoli proving that they can be title contenders this season. Sampdoria would look to move up the table as they currently sit 6th in the league table and are  coming off a win  a 5-0 win vs Fc Crotone. In the first half it would be all Inter as Skriner would score early on which would put Inter up 1-0. Then later on in that half Inter would score one more goal which was scored by Icardi. In the second half Inter would be up with a 2-0 lead. Icardi would score his second giving Inter the 3-0 lead. However Sampdoria were not outdone as they were up for the challenge lead was outlived as Sampdoria would come back with two goals one from Kownacki and Quagliarella. To fight their way back from 3-0 down. Inter would hold on to deny Sampdoria’s comeback to win their 8th match of the season.
              This week Inter would stick with the 4-2-3-1 formation the formation that has been successful for them this season. Inter would stick with the same players and positions from last week. In goal would be none other than Samir Handanovic. On defense would be left back Nagatomo, left and right center back Miranda and Skriner and midfield Gagliardini and Vecino. Up on the attacking midfield would be Persic on left wing, Velero on center mid and right wing Candereva. Up front would be the Inter scoring beast Mauro Icardi who has 11 total goals for the season.
              After the players took heir positions this match would get underway. Sampdoria would look to draw first blood early as Fabio in the first minute of this anticipated match takes a right footed shot from outside the box goes high and to the right which was assisted by Ramirez. Three minutes later Inter would try and score and put themselves on the board with a attempt from Candereva with a right footed shot from outside the box from a close range but misses slightly to the left. In the 10th minute Persic takes a left footed shot from the center of the box misses high and to the right. Three minutes later Persic would yet again try and put Inter on the board with a right footed shot from the left of the box is saved in the bottom right corner assisted by Nagatomo. In the 18th minute Inter would score with a stellar goal from Skriner with a right footed shot from a close range to the bottom right corner assisted by Vecino with a header. In the 24th minute Icardi would look to add to Inters lead with a right foot shot from the center of the box misses to the right which is passed by Candereva. Two minutes later D’Ambrosio takes a left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked which is assisted by Icardi. In the 30th minute Nagatomo took a left footed shot from the from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. In the 32nd minute Icardi score giving Inter a 2-0 lead after a right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right hand corner. Fabio would try an get Sampdoria on the board with a right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left which is assisted by Lucas Torreria. In the 40th minute Icardi would look to give Inter a 3-0 lead hits the right post with a header from a close range assisted by Candereva with acrosss following a corner. Inter would have one last chance to add to their lead with a header from Miranda from the center of the box misses to the left assisted by Candereva with a cross. This would end a exciting first half as Inter hold a 2-0 lead over their opponents Sampdoria. If Inter could maintain this momentum they can pull off another deserved victory.

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Skrinier Refusing to celebrate against his former team as he put Inter up 1-0.

 
              After a brief break the players would resume their positions as the second half would get underway. Inter would look to add to their lead while Sampdoria would try and comeback from their 2-0 deficit. In the 48th minute Caprari would try and make up ground for Sampdoria with a right footed shot from outside the box which would be close but misses to the right from a direct free kick. In the 53rd minute Vecino would look to add to Inters lead with a right footed shot from outside the box but his attempt would be blocked assisted by Candereva. A minute later Icardi would score his 11th goal of the season with a close range shot with left foot to the bottom right corner with an assist by Persic. This puts Inter up 3-0 with 37 minutes left to go in the match. In the 58th minute Fabio takes a right footed shot from outside the box goes to high over the crossbar. In the 64th minute Sampdoria would finally put themselves on the board with a goal from Kownacki with a left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner with an assist from Fabio with a cross. In the 67th minute Sampdoria would look to gain ground on Inter as Fabio takes a right footed shot from the right of the box misses to the right assisted by a through ball by Capriri. In the 71st minute Inter would look to add to their already substantial lead as Persic takes a left footed shot from outside the box is to high assisted by Skriner following a corner kick. In the 74th minute Inter would make their first substitution of the match as Mario would replace Vecino. In the 85th minute Fabio would score Sampdoria second goal of the match with a header from a close range to the bottom left corner assisted by Denis with a cross. Two minutes later Inter would make their final substitution as Eder would come on to replace Icardi. Sampdoria would have one last chance to equalize things as Capriri takes a right footed shot from the center of the box is high and to the right. But Inter would hold on and get another well earned victory giving them their 8th win of the season.

 
              This was a well deserved for Inter. They’re heading in the right direction and proving that they can be real contenders for the title. The man of the match goes to Milan Skriner. His early goal set the pace for Inter. That and his performance the whole match was incredible and he was the best signing for Inter this past summer. Next week Inter travel to Marc’Antonio Bentegodi to take on promoted Hellas Verona. This would be the first time in over a year these clubs faced each other. If Inter can take their momentum into this match they can pull out another possible victory. As always FORZA INTER.

 

MAN OF THE MATCH: Milan Skriniar 

WELL WEELL

By the numbers
Inter Milan
Possession 52%
Shots 15
Fouls 11
Assist 2
Pass Accuracy 85%
Sampdoria
Possession 54%
Shots 12
Fouls 11
Assist 2
Pass Accuracy 85%

Top of the table
Napoli 9-1-0 28pts
Juventus 9-1-1 28pts
Lazio 8-1-1 28pts
Inter Milan 8-2-0 26pts
Roma 7-0-2 24pts

Bottom of the table
Genoa 1-3-6 6pts
Crotone 1-3-6 6pts
Verona 1-3-6 6pts
Spal 1-2-7 5pts
Benevento 0-0-10 0pts

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