Inter missed goals, but did not “pay” for them, after Thuram’s goal beat Benfica 1-0 and rose to the top.
the Inter He was absolutely in control of Milan, missed many chances and thanks to Thuram’s goal they won 1-0 Benfica. Thus, the Nerazzurri remained at the top of the standings with Sociedad, while the Portuguese remained without a point.
The Italians entered the match strongly, pressing and wasting great chances to score, but in the fourth minute Mkhitaryan did not have enough time to shoot the ball, while in the 11th minute Dumfries’ header went wide of the goal. Benfica’s response Di Maria He had a crossbar on…a corner kick.
Inter were excellent in the replay, wasting a chance from Dumfries in the 53rd minute, while Lautaro hit the crossbar in the 54th minute. The home side pressed on and got a cross in the 61st minute from Lautaro from close range after Thuram’s pass. However, Swelling It was he who provided the solution, as in the 62nd minute he made it 1-0 with an excellent finish. Lautaro had three good chances to score, but failed, but his team was not threatened either.
Inter: Sommer, Pavard, Acerbe, Bastoni, Dumfries (73′ Darmian), Barella (92′ Klaassen), Tsalhanoglu (84′ Asllani), Mkhitaryan, Demarco (84′ Carlos Augusto), Lautaro, Thuram (73′ Sanchez).
Benfica: Trompin, Bach (22′ Araujo), Otamendi, Moraro, Bernat (80′ Cabral), Neves, Coxo (69′ Moses), Di Maria (80′ Jurassic), Orsnes, Silva (69′ Chiquinho), Neres.
Salzburg – Real Sociedad 0-2
Inter – Benfica 1-0
Real Sociedad 2 (3-1) 4
Inter 2 (2-1) 4
Salzburg 2 (2-2) 3
Benfica 2 (0-3) 0
Next round (10/24)
Real Sociedad – Benfica
Inter – Salzburg
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