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Inter vs Verona: Inter Clinches Dramatic 2-1 Victory Over Verona with Late Frattesi Goal

Inter vs Verona: Inter Clinches Dramatic 2-1 Victory Over Verona with Late Frattesi Goal

In a thrilling and chaotic finish, Inter secured a dramatic 2-1 win against Hellas Verona at San Siro, extending their Serie A lead to five points. Lautaro Martinez initially gave Inter the lead, but Thomas Henry equalized late in the second half. The real drama unfolded in added time as substitute Davide Frattesi tapped in a rebound, securing the three points for Inter. The excitement continued when Henry missed a late penalty for the 10-man Verona.

The game started quietly, with few chances until Henry’s equalizer 45 seconds after coming off the bench. Frattesi’s stoppage-time goal, coupled with a missed penalty by Henry in the 100th minute, added chaos to the encounter. Despite being far from their best, Inter managed to cling onto the three points, increasing their lead over Juventus in the Serie A table.

Key Highlights:

  • Lautaro Martinez opened the scoring for Inter in the 13th minute after a well-timed pass from Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
  • Thomas Henry equalized for Verona in the 74th minute, only a minute after coming on as a substitute.
  • Davide Frattesi secured a dramatic win for Inter with a stoppage-time goal, tapping in a rebound.
  • Verona’s Darko Lazovic received a red card before Henry missed a late penalty that could have equalized the score.

Player of the Match – Yann Sommer (Inter Milan):
In a game with few standout performers, Inter’s goalkeeper Yann Sommer made crucial saves, including stopping Henry’s stoppage-time penalty that hit the upright.

The win saw Inter maintain their position at the top of the Serie A table, five points clear of second-placed Juventus. Verona, on the other hand, finds themselves in the relegation zone after the defeat.

Inter manager Simone Inzaghi acknowledged the luck involved in the victory, stating, “We were lucky…he wasn’t supposed to arrive but some Inter players after Henry’s kick.”

The chaotic final minutes added to the intensity of the clash, making it a memorable Serie A encounter.

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