Champions League quarter-final second leg
Inter and Benfica on the pitch for the return match of the Champions League quarter-finals. In the first leg, in Lisbon, a 2-0 success for the nerazzurri who have a foot and a half in the semifinal. Whoever passes the round faces Milan.
THE MATCH – Benfica tries to manage possession of the ball at the start. Inter didn’t allow the Portuguese to easily dribble and set up high pressure right from the start. The Nerazzurri’s first potential opportunity comes from a steal. Lautaro sinks, Inter can attack 3 against 2. The Argentine however does not trigger Dzeko and misses the measure of the pocket for Dimarco, the chance vanishes. The second chance in the 14th minute is the good one. This time Lautaro delivers the ball to Barella who adjusts the ball and scores with a left footed shot: 1-0.
The official formations:
INTER – (3-5-2) – Onana; Darmian, Unripe, Sticks; Dumfries, Barella, Brozovic, Mkhitaryan, Dimarco; Dzeko, Lautaro. All: Inzaghi.
BENFICA – (4-2-3-1) . Vlachodimos; Gilberto, António Silva, Otamendi, Grimaldo; Florentino, Chiquinho; João Mário, Rafa Silva, Aursnes; Goncalo Ramos. All: Schmidt.