Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan: Inter falls to the last place in the group. Does Black and Blue have a chance of qualifying to play-off?
The showdown of two favorites ended with a defeat of Internazionale. Italian guests showed good will to equalise at least, but unluckily for them the match ended with a such a desirable victory for Los Blancos (3-2).
As it was said in the preview of PariMatch News, Los Blancos started their UCL group stage with a 3-2 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk and followed it up with a 2-2 draw against Borussia Monchengladbach. Inter Milan are unbeaten in this year’s Champions League as they drew 2-2(Borussia Monchengladbach) and 0-0 against Shakhtar Donetsk.
The domestic form of teams was 4W-1L in 5 matches for Real Madrid and 2W-2D-1L for Internazionale.
Real Madrid was more favorable to win this match according to Parimatch coefficients and so it happened.
- Karim Benzema 25′,
- Sergio Ramos 33′,
- Lautaro 35′,
- Perišić 68′,
- Rodrygo 80′.
Inter Milan showed their victorious passion saving the winner mentality and responding to 2 goals of Los Blancos. At the end of the match 19-years-old Brazilian Rodrygo striker shot it to the nine and made it 3-2.
Rodrygo to the rescue:
In fact it was a pretty equal game with 43% of time in the middle of the pitch and ~28% in the thirds of both teams according to Whoscored. With 12-12 shots and 55.3% – 44.7% possession it was an open enough game of two big clubs. Passes: 602 – 486. But in fact Real Madrid was more successful and dangerous in the last third with 7 of 13 shots on target— 54%, while it was just only 25% for Internazionale— 3 of 12. One of the reasons explaining this difference is the absence of the main Milan`s striker Romelu Lukaku.
Top-5 players of the match:
As for today’s situation, Real Madrid is on the 3rd place with 4 points after 3 games, and Inter is the last in the Group B with 2 points and -1 GD indicator. As we see it is a tough one group and it is hard to predict the top 2 to playoffs.
Next matches in CL:
|FC Internazionale Milano||vs||Real Madrid||Wed 25 Nov 23:00|
|Borussia Mönchengladbach||vs||FC Internazionale Milano||Tue 1 Dec 23:00|
|Shakhtar Donetsk||vs||Real Madrid||Tue 1 Dec 23:00|
|FC Internazionale Milano||vs||Shakhtar Donetsk||Wed 9 Dec 23:00|
|Real Madrid||vs||Borussia Mönchengladbach||Wed 9 Dec 23:00|