Inter Milan inflict humiliating loss on Jose Mourinho as they beat Roma 3-0 and go second in Serie A

Roma 0-3 Inter Milan: Jose Mourinho suffers humiliating defeat in opposition to his former membership as Serie A champions shut the hole to high spot

  • Inter Milan scored three first half targets as they hammered Roma on Saturday 
  • Serie A champions moved as much as second in the desk, one level behind AC Milan 
  • Napoli may reclaim high spot if they beat Atalanta on Saturday night time
  • Roma remained fifth and are six factors off a Champions League place

AS Roma collapsed to a 3-0 defeat at house to supervisor Jose Mourinho’s former membership Inter Milan on Saturday as the champions climbed to second in Serie A and inflicted a fourth defeat in six league video games on the capital membership.

Mourinho led Inter to an unprecedented treble in 2010 however his first assembly with them as an opposing coach ended with the second Serie A house defeat of his profession in his forty sixth match – the opposite coming in opposition to AC Milan in October.


The Portuguese pointed to his facet’s absentees, who included the suspended Tammy Abraham and Rick Karsdorp and injured captain Lorenzo Pellegrini, after a complete defeat. 

Inter Milan scored three first half goals as they trounced Roma 3-0 at the Stadio Olimpico

Inter Milan scored three first half targets as they trounced Roma 3-0 on the Stadio Olimpico

‘Inter are stronger than us in regular circumstances, in these circumstances they are a lot stronger,’ Mourinho informed DAZN.


‘Today between accidents and suspensions it was a really restricted choice.’

The Roma supervisor added: ‘Our attacking potential was virtually zero, we had three probabilities and did not rating.  

Jose Mourinho's Roma have lost back-to-back games in Serie A without scoring a goal

Jose Mourinho’s Roma have misplaced back-to-back video games in Serie A with out scoring a objective


Edin Dzeko scored Inter's second goal against his former club on Saturday

Edin Dzeko scored Inter’s second objective in opposition to his former membership on Saturday


Roma (3-5-2): Rui Patricio; Mancini, Smalling, Kumbulla (Bove 61); Ibanez, Veretout (Volpato 90), Cristante, Mkhitaryan, Vina; Zaniolo, Shomurodov

Unused subs: Boer, Fuzato, Villar, Calafiori, Reynolds, Mayoral, Diawara, Darboe, Zalewski, Ndiaye

Manager: Jose Mourinho

Booked: Ibanez, Mancini, Zaniolo

Inter Milan (3-5-2): Handanovic; D’Ambrosio, Skriniar, Bastoni (Vecino 76); Dumfries, Barella (Vidal 59), Brozovic, Calhanoglou (Sensi 84), Perisic; Dzeko (Dimarco 76), Correa (Sanchez 59)

Unused subs: Cordaz, Radu, Gagliardini, Martinez, Cortinovis, Zanotti, Carboni

Manager: Simone Inzaghi

Goals:  Calhanoglu (15), Dzeko (24), Dumfries (39)

Booked: Barella

‘When you play with a brand new defensive system you possibly can’t concede targets like the primary and third.’ 

The Nerazzurri dominated on the Stadio Olimpico as Hakan Calhanoglu struck the opener instantly from a nook after quarter-hour earlier than Edin Dzeko doubled the lead 9 minutes later in opposition to the workforce he left in the shut season.

Denzel Dumfries headed house a deserved third for the Milanese membership six minutes earlier than the break as Inter stormed to a fourth consecutive league win.

Inter are second on 37 factors, one forward of Napoli, who host Atalanta in the late recreation. 

Roma, in the meantime, are fifth with 25 factors and path fourth-placed Atalanta by six factors.

The Giallorossi had been quickly on the again foot on Saturday, after Calhanoglu’s inswinging nook sneaked via goalkeeper Rui Patricio’s legs on the entrance submit.

‘I all the time attempt it on the entrance submit, and it went in,’ Calhanoglu informed DAZN.

‘There was a little bit of luck, however I’m glad to have scored.

‘Today we dominated, we did not give something away. It was an important recreation.’

The Turkey worldwide was concerned once more for the Nerazzurri’s second, discovering Dzeko in the field for the Bosnian to complete.

Dzeko refused to rejoice in opposition to the membership he scored 119 targets for throughout a five-year spell, however the 35-year-old quickly threatened once more with a shot that required a one-handed save and a header that flew narrowly over.

Hakan Calhanoglu scored Inter Milan's first goal directly from a corner kick

Hakan Calhanoglu scored Inter Milan’s first objective instantly from a nook kick

Dumfries got here to Inter’s rescue to dam a Matias Vina shot from a uncommon Roma assault, earlier than going up the opposite finish two minutes later to go in an inviting Alessandro Bastoni cross for his first Inter objective.

The first-half bombardment left Inter with an unassailable lead and shell-shocked Roma did not muster a response after the break.

Nicolo Zaniolo’ s fierce effort hit the facet netting for the hosts, whereas Inter substitute Stefano Sensi ought to have carried out higher when he fired over from 12 yards late on.


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