Inter-Roma 1-2, Dybala-Smalling and Giallorossi comeback

Nerazzurri forward with Dimarco, then Mourinho’s team overturns the match

Roma wins 2-1 in comeback on the Inter field in the match valid for the eighth day of Serie A 2022-2023. The success allows the Giallorossi to rise to 16 points. The Nerazzurri, in crisis of results, collect their fourth knockout in the tournament and are still at 12. Inzaghi’s team takes the lead with Dimarco (30 ‘), Mourinho’s Giallorossi overturn the result with Dybala (39’) and Smalling (75 ‘).

THE MATCH – Inter are knocked down in the match that began with an aggressive attitude. The hosts unlocked the result in the 11th minute with Dzeko, with a right-footed sign. The former’s goal, however, was canceled for offside after the intervention of the Var. Roma were careful and conceded little: Mourinho’s team risked in the 22nd minute when Calhanoglu, from outside, looked for the wild card. Wrong aim for a matter of centimeters. The Nerazzurri ball possession does not produce results until half an hour, when Inter combines speed with precision. Barella’s pocket is perfect, Dimarco fits in and with a precise right hole Rui Patricio: 1-0.

Roma collects the blow and starts again. At 38 ‘Handanovic defuses Dybala’s attempt, but in the next duel he must surrender. Roma recovers the ball in midfield and starts again, Spinazzola serves the Argentine who shoots on the left-footed flight: 1-1 at 39 ‘.

Inter are trying to take back the challenge at the start of the second half. Lautaro shows up in the 54th minute, but the aim can be reviewed. At 64 ‘Calhanoglu is back: perfect punishment, the crossbar saves the guests. Shortly after, at 68 ‘, Asllani touches the big target: pinched pole. Inter don’t score, Roma do. At 75 ‘, punishment from the trocar and Smalling can hit with a head: 1-2. Inter have a quarter of an hour to rectify the situation but, apart from a busted conclusion by Bellanova from an excellent position, they do not produce much. Roma wastes a couple of chances for the trio but does not pay duty: it ends 1-2.