Inter striker Edin Dzeko showed against Sheriff Tiraspol yesterday evening that he is capable of leading the team from the front in every way.
This according to today’s print edition of Milan-based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, who praise the Bosnian for not only his goal and assist against the Moldovan side, but also for the entire game he had and how he helped his teammates out.
Dzeko held the ball up and brought his teammates into play on numerous occasions, showing his physical strength, technical quality, and composure to understand where to best play in teammates.
He scored the Nerazzurri’s opener with a difficult volley and then assisted Arturo Vidal for what proved to be the match-winner.
As the Gazzetta highlights, Dzeko is the oldest player to bag both a goal and an assist in the Champions League since Didier Drogba did so for Chelsea in November 2014.
Dzeko has once again shown why the Nerazzurri signed him, and the qualities he provides have made it easier for fans to bear the loss of Romelu Lukaku.