Well, I didn’t anticipate this fixture to turn out this interesting. Internazionale were left shocked after a tremendous display of football from the Romans. This fighting performance from the Giallorossi helped them in clinching one crucial point. This draw also assisted them in moving to the seventh position in the points table.
Our prediction vanished as we didn’t expect the Romans to give such a compelling performance in the absence of their four important players. We anticipated that Internazionale will win this game comfortably. However, the Giallorrosi made them work hard even for one point.
We told that Inter will score two goals and they did. Moreover, we predicted that Mauro Icardi will find the back of the net and he did. However, we didn’t anticipate that the Romans will manage to score two goals and in the absence of Edin Dzeko and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Just after the half-hour mark in the game. Nicolò Zaniolo received a pass just inside the 30-yard-box. The Italian midfielder made a slight turn against Danilo D’Ambrosio and before he could shoot. The Roma defender clicked Zaniolo leg and brought him down. The on-field official and VAR official denied foul and granted the decision in Internazionale’s favor.
Before the Romans could even realize that the referee has given a decision in the opponent’s favor. The Inter strikers were on the other side of the pitch trying to find the back of the net. Also, they did find it as D’Ambrosio brilliant cross from the right wing that was volleyed home by Keita Baldé.
This lead of Internazionale couldn’t last for a long time as Cengiz Under’s spectacular strike from 25 yards canceled the lead of the Black and Blues. However, the Cherished One were in no mood for a draw.
In the 66th minute, Marcelo Brozovic landed a brilliant ball inside Roma’s box from the right corner. Mauro Icardi jumped the highest among everybody present in the box and this helped him in guiding the ball into the right side of the net.
Once again, Internazionale were leading at the Romans’ home. However, there was still a lot of time left on the clock and Inter decided to depend on their defense. Their strength in the current season. However, today was not a good day for the backline of the Cherished One. This time Brozovic handled the ball inside the penalty box and referee decided to look at the incident closely with the help of VAR.
This time the VAR officials were correct, and the Romans were rewarded a chance to equalize and clinch three points. Aleksandar Kolarov decided to take the responsibility and he did justice to it as he guided the penalty at the back of the net.
The match ended at 2-2 and the Romans received some confidence after playing a draw against the in-form Internazionale. Also, the Giallorrosi will most probably be without their four players on the weekend and this win was crucial. As the whole roster received some confidence after losing two games back to back in all competitions.