Inter Milan are currently having their second best ever Serie A season after taking their total to 51 points by beating Monza.
Today’s print edition of Rome-based newspaper La Repubblica, via FCInterNews, highlight how only during the 2006-07 campaign have the Nerazzurri taken more points in twenty matches.
Inter roared to a 5-1 win against Monza yesterday to take three more points in the league.
The Nerazzurri will briefly head to Saudi Arabia for the Supercoppa Italiana now, before returning to Serie A action.
Inter’s win meant that they have now exceeded fifty points in the league. And they’ve taken just twenty matches to do so.
There is only one other time in which Inter have done so in their history. That was during the 2006-07 season, under Roberto Mancini.
Inter Enjoying Second Best Serie A Campaign In Their History After Twenty Matches
And as Repubblic note, the numbers show more than just an eye-watering points total for the Nerazzurri.
Inter have now scored 49 goals – a rate of nearly 2.5 per match.
And at the other end, there have been just ten.
The penalty that the Nerazzurri conceded yesterday did mean that there would be no clean sheet. But still, there have been twelve of those.
And La Repubblica also highlight the fact that yesterday was the 28th match in which Inter have scored at least one goal in Serie A.
Of course, not every match will be a virtuoso performance in front of goal that sees the Nerazzurri find the back of the net five times.
But by hook or by crook, Inter have been scoring goals. That is a key aspect of the consistency of results, and more often victories.
Inter have brushed aside the profligacy of last spring, and beginning in April have become ruthless in terms of goalscoring.
The consistency that has resulted is something with a genuinely historical dimension.