The 7th round of Serie A unfurled a football spectacle as Milan’s “Inter” dismantled “Salernitana” in an away game, marking the scoreboard with a stark 0-4. Leading the charge was Argentina’s Lautaro Martinez, who single-handedly scored all four goals in a rampant second-half display.
The kickoff saw “Inter” facing resistance, with the first half wrapping up at a neutral 0-0, despite a number of earnest attempts from both sides. The tides shifted dramatically in the second half when, at the 52-minute mark, Inter’s strategist, Inzaghi, unleased key players Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Lautaro Martinez onto the turf. This maneuver turned the game on its head.
Martinez orchestrated a goal-scoring frenzy between the 62nd and 89th minutes, netting four remarkable goals. His offensive onslaught drove “Salernitana” on the back foot, paving a smooth path to victory for “Inter”. With a tally of 9 goals, Martinez is now at the pinnacle of the Serie A goal-scoring leaderboard.
Mkhitaryan’s presence wasn’t unnoticed either. His entry injected a fresh zeal in the midfield, creating a host of opportunities. The Italian press echoed praises for Mkhitaryan’s performance.
Fcinternews awarded him a 6.5 rating, spotlighting how Mkhitaryan amped up the midfield’s tempo and bolstered Nerazzurri’s offensive endeavors. They remarked on the elevated threat level “Inter” posed with him on the field, marking him nearly elusive for the adversaries.
Fcinter1908 went a notch higher with a rating of 7, applauding him for significantly tilting the game’s balance in favor of “Inter” and propelling the action into Salernitana’s territory, dubbing him an ‘Outstanding player.’
Leggo highlighted Mkhitaryan’s composed elegance with a 6.5 rating. They lauded his insightful handling of the ball, showcasing a blend of skill and awareness.
Here’s a statistical glimpse of Mkhitaryan’s game against “Salernitana”:
- Minutes on the field: 36
- Ball touches: 36
- Accurate passes: 29 (94%)
- Successful dribbling: 1 out of 1
- Duels clinched: 2 out of 2
- Possession losses: 3
- Ball recoveries: 1
- SofaScore rating: 6.9
The goal rundown by Martinez was as follows:
- 0-1 Lautaro Martinez (Assisted by Thuram, 62).
- 0-2 Lautaro Martinez (Assisted by Barella, 77).
- 0-3 Lautaro Martinez (Penalty, 85).
- 0-4 Lautaro Martinez (Assisted by Augusto, 89).
This emphatic triumph not only adds three valuable points to “Inter’s” kitty but also propels their morale as they march forward in the Serie A expedition. The remarkable display by Martinez and Mkhitaryan undeniably sets an encouraging narrative as “Inter” eyes the forthcoming challenges.