Inter Milan wingbacks Denzel Dumfries and Carlos Augusto have earned praise for making a decisive impact from the bench against Torino yesterday.

Today’s print edition of Milan-based newspaper Corriere della Sera, via FCInterNews, highlight the duo’s importance to giving the Nerazzurri a boost down the flanks in the 3-0 victory.

Italian internationals Federico Dimarco and Matteo Darmian started in wide areas for Inter yesterday.

However, neither were quite able to really put their stamp on the match.

For Dimarco, there were a couple of decent deliveries on the box. However, the 26-year-old was clearly struggling against the pace and physicality of Torino’s right side of Raoul Bellanova and Demba Seck.

Meanwhile, on the opposite flank, Darmian looked defensively solid.

However, there wasn’t a lot of attacking contribution from the 33-year-old against his old side the Granata.

Inter Duo Dumfries & Augusto Make Instant Impact Vs Torino

Shortly before the hour-mark, Inter coach Simone Inzaghi decided to switch things up by turning to his bench.

The coach’s first changes were in wide areas, as is often the case. The wingback positions are particularly physically demanding in Inzaghi’s system, and so he will often aim to throw fresh legs on in certain moments.

And against Torino yesterday, this substitution worked perfectly.

On the left side, Augusto looked instantly more comfortable in the physical battle against Bellanova and Seck.

This helped the Nerazzurri not get pulled out of shape, and indeed did the opposite as it forced Torino back a bit.

And on the right, Dumfries had even more of an impact.

The Dutchman had another strong international break with the Netherlands. And he looked like he was hungry to transfer that form to his club side right away.

Dumfries gave Inter an incisive presence in the final third down the right wing.

And the 27-year-old former PSV man assisted Marcus Thuram for Inter’s all-important opening goal.