From Stadio Ezio Scida, we bring you all the player ratings of this Serie A clash between Crotone and Inter Milan.
Crotone had a visit from Inter Milan in this Serie A crucial fixture between the top and the bottom side of the league. The goal for the visiting side was very clear right from the start – win the game and move closer to the Italian silverware.
Antonio Conte had his side prepared to win this match because if Atalanta fails to beat Sassuolo on Sunday, Inter will grab the long-awaited title. The first half was a tense battle between the sides as the referee blew the whistle for a goalless first half.
Eriksen and Hakimi take Inter inches closer to the title.
On the 65th minute mark, Christian Eriksen entered the field with his experience to build up such important fixtures. The Denmark international immediately made an impact with a delightful goal just within five minutes of time. A smooth set up from Romelu Lukaku was fired in by Eriksen for the first goal of the game.
Lukaku was denied of his goal late in the second half as Perisic was deemed as offside by VAR. However, a speedy counter-attack from Inter left Crotone stunned in the added time. Ashraf Hakimi made a cool finish by nutmegging Alex Cordaz after receiving a pass from Barella.
Crotone: Cordaz (6), Magallan (5), Golemic (5), Djidji (5), Molina (5), Reca (5), Messias (7), Cigarini (7), Benali (4), Ounas (7), Nwankwo (5).
Bench: Pereira (5), Henrique (6), Vulic (6), Riviere (5).
Inter Milan: Handanovic (7), Skriniar (8), de Vrij (8), Bastoni (8), Hakimi (8), Darmian (4), Barella (8), Brozovic (8), Sensi (8), Lukaku (8), Martinez (6).
Bench: Sanchez (5), Perisic (4), Eriksen (9).
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