Serie A: Inter win Milan derby to stay top

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Serie A: Inter win Milan derby to stay top
Serie A: Inter win Milan derby to stay top

22 Feb 2021: Serie A: Inter win Milan derby to stay top

Inter thrashed arch-rivals AC Milan 3-0 in their Serie A game to open a four-point lead atop.

Lautaro Martinez scored a brace and Romleu Lukaku netted one to help Inter sail past Milan.

Inter now have 53 points from 23 matches as Milan lost impetus to lose a second successive match.

Here we present the crucial records scripted.

Derby: Three-star Inter overcome Milan

Martinez scored an early header to put Inter ahead. Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic had two chances to equalize, but the Swede failed to find the net.

Milan were caught out trying to chase the game.

A fine team display saw Martinez tap in his second then Romelu Lukaku finished another incisive counter attack with a low drive into the bottom corner.

Inter: Inter race to 57 league goals, script record

Inter have netted a staggering 57 Serie A goals in the opening 23 games this season. As per Opta, they only had more only in 1949-50 and in 1950-51.

This was Inter's 16th win of the Serie A 2020-21 season (W16 D5 L2).

They have also registered a fourth successive league win.