Simone Inzaghi Rejuvenated Inter Defensive Trio Of Skriniar, Bastoni & De Vrij Against Barcelona, Italian Media Suggest

Simone Inzaghi Rejuvenated Inter Defensive Trio Of Skriniar, Bastoni & De Vrij Against Barcelona, Italian Media Suggest
October 6, 2022 13:30
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Simone Inzaghi appears to have rejuvenated the defensive trio of Alessandro Bastoni, Milan Skriniar and Stefan de Vrij in the game against Barcelona, according to a report in the Italian print media today.

As has been reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Inter coach managed to get a performance out of his three first-choice defenders that resembled last season.

They were Inter’s best feature last season but this year, the trio have come in for a lot of criticism.

Inter have conceded a lot more goals than normal but they got a clean sheet in the 1-0 win over Barcelona in the Champions League and looked much more assured.

The difference seemed to be that Inter played with a much deeper back line to protect Andre Onana.

This is a tactic that was commonly used by Antonio Conte in big games during the Scudetto-winning season.

It appeared to give the three defenders more confidence.

By Euan Burns