MILAN (AP) – Inter Milan have continued their run to their first Serie A title in more than a decade since Sunday 1. Beat “Cagliari” with a score of 0.
Defender Mateo Darmia scored the only goal of the match in the 77th minute, as Inter thought it was tougher than expected against the Serie A side struggling to survive.
Coach Antonio Conte ran on the pitch to celebrate with his players as the goal restored Inter’s 11-point lead over second-placed AC Milan, who beat Parma 3-1 on Saturday.
Third-placed Juventus will later host Genoa. The victory of the 9-time champion will be 12 points behind “Inter”, which has been claiming the title of the first league champion since 2010.
Cagliari had five points left in safety.
The Sardinians were left without first-choice goalkeeper Alessio Cragno after he contracted the coronavirus while serving in Italy, so Gugielmo Vicario celebrated his debut in Serie A.
His first save in the 11th minute was solid, but he managed to push out the powerful experience of Christian Eriksen.
Inter had the best chances, but Vicario managed to keep the score without a goal, and in the other end Samir Handanovic was hardly tested.
In the 69th minute, Stefan de Vries kicked out of the post with a corner kick, և immediately after “Inter” found the break. Akhraf Hakimi played one or two with Romelu Lukaku on the right side of the area, while I rolled over to let Darmia slip back into the gate and open fire from close range.
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