Sunday 24 October 2021
Inter Milan missed the opportunity to approach the top teams after a positive draw against Juventus with a goal for each team in a meeting held at the “San Siro” stadium in the summit of the ninth round of the Italian League.
Inter’s first goal came through Bosnian top scorer Dzeko in the 17th minute, but Argentine star Dybala scored the equalizer in the 89th minute from the penalty mark.
Inter, with 18 points, are in third place, seven points behind the two top clubs, Napoli and Milan, who have 25 points. On the other hand, Juventus has 15 points in sixth place.
Inter lineup: Handanovic – Bastoni – De Vri – Skriniar – Perisic – Calhangulu – Brozovic – Barilla – Darmian – Lautaro – Dzeko.
Juventus lineup: Szczesny – Danilo – Bonucci – Chiellini – Cuadrado – McKinney – Locatelli – Bernardeschi – Sandro – Kulusevsky – Morata.
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The seventh minute witnessed a goal opportunity for Juventus with a powerful shot from Morata, but Brozovic shines and tackles the ball twice to deprive the “Old Lady” team of an early goal.
Inter did not wait long to score the first goal, as the Turkish star Calhangulu hit a powerful ball from outside the penalty area to hit the crossbar and bounce in front of Dzeko to score in the empty goal in the 17th minute.
Dzeko’s goal is his seventh with Inter this season since his move from Roma last summer.
Juventus threatened the Inter goalkeeper with a powerful shot from the Colombian Cuadrado outside the penalty area in the 17th minute, the ball passed next to the post.
By the 60th minute, Dzeko tried to take advantage of his length in Barilla’s cross, to hit the Bosnian international header from the penalty area, but without a threat to Juventus’ goal.
In the 63rd minute, Croatian international Perisic had an opportunity to score the second goal for Inter, after arriving in the penalty area, to hit a powerful ball that passed away from the Juventus goal without danger.
Substitute Dybala tried in the 71st minute to equalize the result with a direct free kick from the right, but Handanovic shines and clears the ball before the Inter defense clears it.
Juventus got a penalty in the 87th minute after Sandro was blocked, as the referee returned to the video technology “VAR” to take the decision to award a penalty to Juve.
In the 89th minute, Argentine star Dybala scored the equalizer for Juventus from a penalty kick, to give the old lady’s team a tie and the result became (1-1).