Spezia secured a victory against Inter, adding three points in the match played on the 26th date of the Italy – Serie A TIM 2022-2023 tournament. The goals of the match for the locals were scored by Daniel Maldini (9′ 2T) and Mbala Nzola (41′ 2T, from the penalty spot). While the away goal was scored by Romelu Lukaku (38′ 2T, penalty).
A great play from Spezia, 9 minutes into the second half, was the one to move the score through Daniel Maldini. Mbala Nzola gave the ball to the striker, who whipped from the semi-circle to the right post.
Despite the diversity of visiting players who had the opportunity to shoot, Inter were beaten. Of the 27 shots he attempted, 15 went on target and 11 went on target.
Inter striker Lautaro Martínez squandered the chance to open the scoring and take the lead when he missed a penalty in the 13th minute of the first half.
The best man of the match was Bartlomiej Dragowski. The Spezia keeper excelled saving 8 shots.
Mbala Nzola also stood out at the Orogel stadium – Dino Manuzzi stadium. The Spezia striker scored 1 goal.
The process of the game was hotly contested, with few spaces for game creation. There were 3 warnings: Emmanuel Gyasi, Mattia Caldara and Dimitris Nikolaou.
Spezia coach Leonardo Semplici offered a 3-5-2 formation with Bartlomiej Dragowski in the arch; Mattia Caldara, Ethan Ampadu and Dimitris Nikolaou on the defensive line; Kelvin Amian, Szymon Zurkowski, Mehdi Bourabia, Kevin Agudelo and Emmanuel Gyasi in midfield; and Eldor Shomurodov and Mbala Nzola in attack.
For their part, Simone Inzaghi’s team entered the field with a 3-5-2 pattern with Samir Handanovic under the three sticks; Danilo D’Ambrosio, Francesco Acerbi and Alessandro Bastoni in defence; Matteo Darmian, Nicolò Barella, Marcelo Brozovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Robin Gosens in midfield; and Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martínez in front.
Livio Marinelli was the referee who conducted the match at Orogel Stadium – Dino Manuzzi Stadium.
Spezia’s next game in the league will be away against Sassuolo, while Inter host Juventus.
With this result, the host of the game reaches 24 points and is in seventeenth place. For its part, the visiting team remains at 50 units and occupies second place in the tournament.
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