Inter beat Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 at San Siro and saw the Champions League knockout round one step away, a result that the Nerazzurri have not achieved for almost 10 years. While waiting for tonight’s match between Sheriff and Real Madrid, Simone Inzaghi’s team rises to 10 points in group D, Real to 9 with Sheriff at 6, Shakhtar at the rear with 1. A brace from Dzeko decides the match at 61 ‘and 66’.
The first acute of the match arrives at 11 ‘when Perisic sinks to the left, goes to the bottom and puts in the center for Barella who kicks high from the small area in precarious balance. The reply of the Ukrainians is a right foot from Dodò from distance saved by Handanovic. At 22 ‘Nerazzurri restart with Barella serving Lautaro walled by the defender in marking. On the resulting corner Frog with a header touches the far post with the goalkeeper beaten. A minute later Inter scored with Perisic but the referee canceled for an initial offside by Darmian. Shortly after, Dzeko tries but the low exit goalkeeper stops him. At 26 ‘cross tense for Dzeko’s head, Trubin saves himself with punches. Inter grows, Perisic’s sharp right from a distance, the Ukrainian goalkeeper blocks in a high grip. He is not looking at Shakhtar, Fernando tries a round shot, outside. Inter again, Barella catches Lautaro, saves all Trubin on the way out. On the opposite front Pedinho tries from outside, Handanovic blocks without too many problems. In the final time, Dzeko’s volley on the outside of the net.
At 56 ‘Inter took the lead with Lautaro but the referee Hategan canceled for a foul on a Ukrainian defender. At 61 ‘Inter pass, a blow from Darmian in the area blocked by a defender, the ball reaches Dzeko who with a lash overtakes the goalkeeper. At 66 ‘the Nerazzurri doubled, Perisic overtook the scorer and put the ball on the far post where Dzeko was quick to head to score in diving at the far post. Change for Inzaghi, Lautaro comes out for Correa. At 77 ‘Barella’s game ends, Vidal enters. Out Darmian for D’Ambrosio. At 8o ‘Shakhtar tries with a low shot from the edge, the ball was not by much. Shortly after Dodò’s shot from a tight angle, the ball hits the post. Perisic is released for Dimarco and Sensi for Calhanoglu. In the final, Inter touched 3-0 with Sensi but the goalkeeper overcame himself by deflecting for a corner. The match has nothing more to say: Inzaghi’s team takes home the third victory in the group.