Lautaro Martinez is on fire, bagging a total of five goals in just the opening three fixtures of the Serie A season.
In an electrifying performance, Lautaro Martinez’s double strike helped Inter Milan annihilate Fiorentina at their fortress, the San Siro, rocketing them to the pinnacle of the Serie A standings.
Marcus Thuram, the French dynamo who recently jumped ship from Borussia Monchengladbach, also joined the party. His diving header not only put Inter Milan on the scoreboard but also marked his maiden goal for the club since his summertime switch.
Not to be outdone, Argentine powerhouse Lautaro Martinez slotted in two more, sandwiching Hakan Calhanoglu’s successful penalty kick. Martinez seems to be in a ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ mood this season, and who can blame him?
The dominating win cements Inter Milan’s flawless season start and edges them ahead of their crosstown rivals, AC Milan, on goal differential. In case you were wondering, yes, the Nerazzurri have a 100% win rate this season—so far, so brilliant!
In other Italian football news that’s not to be ignored, ex-Manchester City defender Danilo and Federico Chiesa were the marksmen for Juventus in a 2-0 stroll against Empoli. Under the stewardship of Massimiliano Allegri, the Old Lady finds herself in third place, yet to taste defeat this season. She’s keeping good company, though—AC Milan, Inter, and Lecce are also unblemished in their opening three matches.
Match Facts & Figures
Teams in Play
Home Team: Inter Milan
Away Team: Fiorentina
Inter Milan: 40%
Inter Milan: 21
Inter Milan: 11
Both Teams: 1
Inter Milan: 13 fouls
Fiorentina: 12 fouls
So, in a world where possession might be nine-tenths of the law, it’s goals that rule the football universe. Inter Milan may have had less of the ball but were ruthless where it counted. For any Fiorentina fans out there, sorry, but the numbers don’t lie—sometimes, you can dominate the ball but not the scoreboard. Keep those chins up; it’s a long season ahead!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Inter Milan Dominates Fiorentina
Who scored the first goal for Inter Milan against Fiorentina?
Marcus Thuram, the French forward, scored his first goal for Inter Milan with a diving header, marking the opener in a 4-0 thrashing of Fiorentina.
How many goals did Lautaro Martinez score in the match against Fiorentina?
Lautaro Martinez scored two goals, contributing significantly to Inter Milan’s 4-0 victory over Fiorentina.
What is Inter Milan’s current standing in Serie A after the match?
After defeating Fiorentina 4-0, Inter Milan moved to the top of the Serie A standings. They are ahead of their city rivals, AC Milan, based on goal difference.
Who else scored for Inter Milan in this match?
Alongside Marcus Thuram and Lautaro Martinez, Hakan Calhanoglu also found the back of the net for Inter Milan. He scored through a penalty kick.
How many goals has Lautaro Martinez scored this season?
Lautaro Martinez has scored a total of five goals in the first three Serie A matches of the current season.
What was the possession statistics for the match?
Fiorentina had 60% ball possession, while Inter Milan had 40%.
How did Juventus perform in their match?
Juventus enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 win against Empoli. Goals from Danilo and Federico Chiesa secured the victory for them.
Are there any other unbeaten teams in Serie A besides Inter Milan?
Yes, besides Inter Milan, AC Milan, Juventus, and Lecce are also unbeaten in the opening three games of the Serie A season.
What was the result of the match between Lecce and Salernitana?
Lecce emerged victorious with a 2-0 win against Salernitana.
How did Torino fare in their match on the same day?
Torino managed to secure a 1-0 win against Genoa in their Serie A fixture.