Internazionale cruise past Benevento, scoring 4 without reply at the San Siro

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Technical card:
Internazionale: Samir Handanovic, Andrea Ranocchia, Milan Skriniar (Stefan De Vrij, min.74), Alessandro Bastoni, Achraf Hakimi, Roberto Gagliardini (Stefano Sensi, min.81), Nicolo Barella (Arturo Vidal, min.64), Christian Eriksen, Ivan Perisic, Romelu Lukaku (Andrea Pinamonti, min.81) and Lautaro Martinez (Alexis Sanchez, min.74)
Benevento: Lorenzo Montipo, Luca Caldirola (Christian Pastina, min.60), Kamil Glik, Federico Barba, Fabio Depaoli, Nicolas Viola (Pasquale Schiattarella, min.60), Artur Ionita (Andres Tello, min.70), Perparim Hetemaj, Riccardo Improta (Daam Foulon, min.70), Gianluca Lapadula and Gianluca Caprari (Roberto Insigne, min.76)
Stadium: the San Siro
Goals: Riccardo Improta (1-0, min. 7), Lautaro Martinez (2-0, min. 57), Romelu Lukaku (3-0, min. 67) and Romelu Lukaku (4-0, min. 78)

Inter rolls over Benevento 4-0 on Saturday at the San Siro. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Internazionale arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a scoreless draw against Udinese in their previous match. Benevento are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. As things stand, Internazionale are in 2nd place on the table and has 44 points while Benevento sit in 12th with 22 points after 20 matches.

Internazionale started the first half well, with Riccardo Improta opening the rout in the early minutes of the first 45 minutes. The score at half time was 1-0.

Internazionale continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a goal from Lautaro Martinez in the 57th minute. Later, Internazionale scored again thanks to a goal from Romelu Lukaku in the 67th minute to establish the 3-0. Later, Internazionale scored again and increased their advantage thanks to another goal from Romelu Lukaku, scoring his second goal in the 78th minute to hand victory to the hosts.

For Inter, Arturo Vidal, Alexis Sanchez, Stefan De Vrij, Stefano Sensi and Andrea Pinamonti came on for Nicolas Viola, Luca Caldirola, Artur Ionita, Riccardo Improta and Gianluca Caprari, while Benevento replaced Pasquale Schiattarella, Christian Pastina, Andres Tello, Daam Foulon and Roberto Insigne with Nicolas Viola, Luca Caldirola, Artur Ionita, Riccardo Improta and Gianluca Caprari.

The referee booked two players from Benevento, Luca Caldirola and Fabio Depaoli.

Internazionale will next travel to Fiorentina, while Benevento will face Sampdoria at home.

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