Inter’s bumpy period of form continued yesterday with a goalless draw away to Genoa in Serie A, making in four matches in the league without a win.
As today’s print edition of Milan-based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport point out, this is the first time since the run of draws that kicked off 2018 under Luciano Spalletti that the Nerazzurri have gone this long without a league win.
The Nerazzurri began February by losing to AC Milan in the derby, before managing a draw away to fellow Scudetto rivals Napoli.
In the past two matches when Inter would have hoped to have bounced back from these two results, they instead fell to 2-0 defeat against Sassuolo at the San Siro before yesterday evening’s 0-0 stalemate at the Marassi.
The last time that the Nerazzurri had failed to take three points for such a long stretch came more than four years ago, when Spalletti’s team played out consecutive draws against Fiorentina, Roma, SPAL, and Crotone in their first matches of January 2018, having also drawn with Lazio in their final game of 2017.
Circumstances have changed at the club, not least the shift in expectations that comes from last season’s Scudetto triumph, and this run of results calls the team’s Scudetto defense credentials into serious question.