Empoli-Inter 0-3, brace from Lukaku and goals from Lautaro Martinez

The Nerazzurri dominated the second half and passed onto the Tuscan field

Inter won 3-0 on the Empoli field in the match valid for the 31st day of Serie A 2022-2023. The Nerazzurri won with Lukaku’s brace and Lautaro Martinez’s goal. The success, gained in the second half, allows Inzaghi’s team to rise to 54 points. Empoli remains at 32.

THE MATCH – Inter, in a largely remodeled formation, showed up in the 4th minute with a shot from Brozovic, rejected by Baldanzi. Empoli tries to raise the center of gravity and repeatedly scares Handanovic. In the 14th minute the goalkeeper had to go out to hinder Cambiaghi, in the 19th minute he had to work on Baldanzi’s shot. Inter became dangerous again in the 30th minute. Bellanova, very active on the right wing, starts the action concluded by Gagliardini’s shot: powerful but imprecise right foot.

The balance jumps into recovery start. Brozovic triggers Lukaku, control and precise right diagonal: 0-1 in the 49th minute and the second half becomes black and blue. Empoli tries to straighten the situation but rarely comes from Handanovic’s side. Inter takes advantage of the space to restart and is close to doubling several times. In the 69th minute, from a corner, Brozovic offers a golden ball to De Vrij: header and crossbar. The doubling comes in the 76th minute. Calhanoglu builds, Lukaku concludes with a left foot and holes Perisan again: 0-2. Inter’s victory was in the safe and the curtain finally fell in the 88th minute. Lukaku this time disguises himself as an assistman and offers Lautaro Martinez the ball for the trio: winning low shot, 0-3.