Inter Milan ended 2022 well by winning a precious victory on Sunday against Atalanta Bergamo (3-2) to stay in the Top 4, before the suspension of Serie A until the beginning of January. because of World Cup. Edin Dzeko, in two strokes (36th, 56th), put the Nerazzurri back in the saddle after the opening of the Bergamasque score on a penalty from Ademola Lookman (25th), already author of his seventh goal of the season for his debut in Italy.
The defender of the “Dea” José Luis Palomino, back on the field after being cleared of doping charges in early November, then went through all the states: he scored against his camp on a Milan corner (61st) before to revive the hopes of the tifosi of Bergamo by reducing the mark to 3-2, still from the head (77th). Inter had to work to defend until the end, in a burning end to the match, this precious victory which allows them to join in the classification Lazio Rome (2nd) and AC Milan (3rd), opposed in the evening. to Juventus (5th) and Fiorentina (10th), at the end of this 14th day.
If the undefeated leader Naples is far, eleven points ahead, Inter will leave in 2023 in a good position for the battle for the Champions League, precisely by receiving Napoli on January 4. Atalanta concedes its fourth defeat in five matches, pushed back to sixth place after having long been the only one to resist Naples.
Dutch Nerazzurri winger Denzel Dumfries came out grimacing, apparently hit in the right knee, twenty minutes from the end. He immediately received some treatment on the bench, hoping like the coach of the Netherlands that it was not too serious an injury eight days before the first match of the “Oranje” at the World Cup-2022.