MADRID, Jan. 11 (SportsFinding) –
Inter Milan did not pass the draw in their match against Atalanta (1-1) and let Juventus freeway to Turin to be placed as a solo leader in Serie A, while AC Milan defeated Cagliari outside from home (0-2) with a goal from Zlatan Ibrahimovic in his first game as a starter in his new home.
In Giuseppe Meazza, Inter collided with a daring, brave and deserving Atalanta who deserved better luck after having missed a penalty in Luis Muriel's boots two minutes from the end. Before, the locals advanced through the mediation of Lautaro Martínez, but those of Gasperini – Valencia rivals in the round of 16 – did not throw in the towel.
Robin Gosens scored a quarter of an hour to the end and put Inter against the ropes. The failed penalty prevented culminating a great performance of Atalanta, but the point allows them to keep the fourth position waiting for the result that Rome will reap this Sunday against Juventus in Turin.
In addition, in the Olympic of Rome, Lazio took the three points against Naples (1-0) thanks to a solo from Ciro Immobile eight minutes from the end. The Italian is the top scorer in Serie A with 20 goals, a figure that demonstrates the great potential of the battering ram in the form of transalpine football.
The 'lazial' team consolidates its 'Champions' position at the expense of the Neapolitans, who remain in the middle of the table, and set a record in the history of the club with their tenth consecutive victory in the domestic championship. Immobile's goal came after a resounding failure by goalkeeper David Ospina.
For its part, AC Milan was reunited with the victory three games later by defeating Cagliari (0-2) with goals from
Rafael Leao and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the main protagonist of the meeting in his first meeting as a starter since his return to the 'rossonero' club. The Swede hit a good shot with his left foot in the midway through the second half.
Earlier, the team led by Stefano Pioli went ahead in 46 minutes in a lucky action, building a victory that allows AC Milan to be placed in the seventh place provisionally, four points from the sixth position that gives access to the qualifying phase of the Europa League.
– RESULTS OF THE DAY.
Cagliari – Milan 0-2.
Lazio – Naples 1-0.
Inter Milan – Atalanta 1-1.
Udinese – Sassuolo.
Fiorentina – SPAL.
Sampdoria – Brescia.
Torino – Bologna.
Verona – Genoa.
Rome – Juventus.
Parma – Lecce.