Inter Milan ‘Cruzing’ in the Serie A

Win, win, win… and win again. Inter’s march in Serie A seems to be stuck in high gear, as the Nerazzurri obtained yet another 3 points in their quest for a Scudetto renewal. To pay the price this time were Edy Reja’s Napoli, who despite coming back late into the 2nd half with a Roberto Sosa goal, could not overcome the two early tallies by fellow Argentine Julio Ricardo Cruz.

Serie A
Earlier in the day, Atalanta couldn’t do better than a 0-0 goalless draw against visitors Udinese, who were playing without their in-form striker Antonio Di Natale. Riccardo Zampagna had the perfect opportunity to put the home team in the lead, but blasted his 2nd half penalty shot onto the crossbar.


Inter 2-1 Napoli

It was another victory for the Nerazzurri, and another double for an Inter player: following Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s steps, Argentine striker Julio Cruz provided the winning goals for Roberto Mancini’s team today, and continued the Nerazzurri’s 42-match scoring streak. For 80 minutes this fixture was essentially a one-team affair, and when Sosa brought back some hope for Napoli in the 80′ minute mark, it was already too late.

Read the rest of the match report here

F.C. Internazionale Milano
S.S.C. Napoli
GOALSCORERS: 20′, 35′ Cruz (I), 85′ Sosa (N)
INTER (4-4-2): Julio Cesar — J.Zanetti, Cordoba, Samuel, Chivu (46′ Maxwell) — Figo, Stankovic (60′ Burdisso), Cambiasso, Cesar — Ibrahimovic, Cruz (79′ Suazo). (bench: Toldo, Pelè, Crespo, Adriano). Coach: Mancini
NAPOLI (3-5-2): Iezzo — Contini, P.Cannavaro, Domizzi — Grava (56′ Garics), Hamsik (86′ Calaiò), Gargano, Bogliacino, Savini — Zalayeta (79′ Sosa), Lavezzi. (bench: Gianello, Cupi, Montervino, De Zerbi). Coach: Reja.

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