Marcelo Brozovic’s recent winner handed Inter a dramatic 1-0 win at home to Torino, putting them back on the winning ways in Serie A. to boost their morale.
Although they had to wait until the 89th minute to break through Torino’s stubborn defense, Inter will enjoy the three points they earned on Saturday. Nicolo Barilla hit the ball over the top, with Brozovic putting his right foot on the end of the cross to net Inzaghi’s team morale victory.
Inter may have halted their losing streak in two matches, but their performance was fun to deceive. In the eventless first half, Torino wasted their best chance to score goals. West Ham United player, Nikola Vlasic, on loan, witnessed his attempt from inside the penalty area, and Samir Handanovic thwarted it in the 20th minute.
Given the level of Croatian freestyle scoring, Inter were fortunate to have failed to get the score sheet in their fourth consecutive Serie A appearance. However, the Nerazzurri He struggled to deal with a tight Turin defense line and did not attempt a single shot on target before the break. Fortunately for Inzaghi under pressure, his men reacted well after the break.
But despite ball control and speed dictation, Inter had to survive several frightening moments in the second half. After being criticized for several lackluster performances against Lazio and Milan, Handanovic came in strong to save his team time and time again on Saturday.
The Inter captain saved a slew of balls to deny Antonio Sanabria early in the second half before parrying a free kick from Ricardo Rodriguez an hour later. Then he prevented Nemanja Radungic from scoring with a superb shot that he saved to lay the foundation for his team’s victory.
Before Brozovic’s victory, Inter came knocking on Torino’s door twice. Vanja Milinkovic-Savic headed Milan Skriniar’s header before Lautaro Martinez’s header went off the right post!
Saturday’s heartbreaking defeat was Torino’s second in three Serie A matches, while Inter received a confidence boost ahead of their Champions League trip to Viktoria Plzen.