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Visitors stun Fiorentina, as Internazionale secure a 2-0 victory

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Technical card:
Fiorentina: Samir Handanovic, Stefan De Vrij, Milan Skriniar, Alessandro Bastoni, Achraf Hakimi, Nicolo Barella, Marcelo Brozovic, Arturo Vidal, Ivan Perisic, Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez
Internazionale: Bartlomiej Dragowski, Igor, Lucas Martinez Quarta, German Pezzella, Lorenzo Venuti, Sofyan Amrabat, Giacomo Bonaventura, Borja Valero, Cristiano Biraghi, Valentin Eysseric and Dusan Vlahovic
Stadium: Stadio Artemio Franchi
Goals: Nicolo Barella (0-1, min. 31) and Ivan Perisic (0-2, min. 52)

Inter delivered a resounding 2-0 victory against Fiorentina on Friday, at Stadio Artemio Franchi. Fiorentina wanted to improve their league standing after a 1-1 draw against Torino. Internazionale, on the other hand, were able to continue their winning streak after a 4-0 win against Benevento in their last match. After today’s result, Fiorentina and Internazionale sit 12th, (22 points) and 1st, (47 points), in the table respectively, after 21 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Internazionale, thanks to Nicolo Barella opening the scoring in the 31st minute to see out the first half 1-0.

The second half started favourably for Internazionale, following a goal from Ivan Perisic in minute 52 to hand victory to the visitors.

For Fiorentina, Christian Kouame, Aleksandr Kokorin, Kevin Malcuit, Erick Pulgar and Antonio Barreca came on for Arturo Vidal, Alexis Sanchez, Ivan Perisic and Romelu Lukaku, while Inter brought on Roberto Gagliardini, Lautaro Martinez, Matteo Darmian and Andrea Pinamonti to replace Arturo Vidal, Alexis Sanchez, Ivan Perisic and Romelu Lukaku.

There were bookings for Sofyan Amrabat, Lucas Martinez Quarta and Erick Pulgar from Fiorentina and Ivan Perisic for Inter.

Fiorentina will play their next fixture away against Sampdoria, while Internazionale will face Lazio at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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