Italian journalist Luigi Garlando feels that the results on Sunday were all but perfect for Inter and Simone Inzaghi.
Writing in his column in today’s print edition of Milan-based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, Garlando imagined that Inzaghi will have been very content as he watched the day’s action unfold.
Inter had done their bit in the Scudetto race by securing three points with a 2-0 win over Hellas Verona on Saturday, and they were hoping for a favour from the likes of Fiorentina and Torino after they’d dropped points against both just before the international break.
As it transpired, both teams got results which were highly beneficial for the Nerazzurri, on a day of football which also saw Atalanta lose to Sassuolo and Roma require a dramatic late comeback to beat Salernitana.
Napoli lost a back-and-forth game 3-2 to La Viola, whilst the Granata handed AC Milan their second straight goalless draw in the league after they had also had to settle for a point last weekend against Bologna.
Now, as a result of these results, Inter’s fate is back in their own hands as far as defending their Scudetto crown, and Garlando feels that their coach Inzaghi could hardly be happier.
“Simone Inzaghi enjoyed one of those perfect Sundays in comfortable slippers with an onion omelette and frozen Peroni,” he imagines, “the City-Liverpool spectacle, the triumph of Ferrari, Napoli losing at home, Milan drawing at home.”
“And so Inter take back control of their destiny,” he goes on, “if they win all their remaining matches, game in hand included, they are sure of the Scudetto.”