Martinez’s late strike puts Inter nine clear, Roma fall at Parma | The Guardian Nigeria News


Inter Milan’s Argentine forward Lautaro Martinez (C) celebrates with Inter Milan’s English midfielder Ashley Young after scoring Inter’s second goal during the Italian Serie A football match Torino vs Inter Milan on March 14, 2021 at the Olympic stadium in Turin. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

Lautaro Martinez nodded Inter Milan nine points clear at the top of Serie A with his winner five minutes from time in a tight 2-1 win over Torino on Sunday.

But Roma’s Champions League push was dealt a blow after a 2-0 defeat to relegation-threatened Parma, who ended their 17-match winless streak.

Antonio Conte’s Inter once again needed their strike duo of Romelu Lukaku and Martinez to find a way through in a tough encounter in Turin.

Christian Eriksen came off the bench after 56 minutes and had an immediate impact, playing a part in the move which resulted in Torino defender Armando Izzo fouling Martinez in the penalty area.

Lukaku then fired home his 19th goal of the season…

Source: Guardian Newspaper