Serie A: Martinez takes Inter to the top of Serie A, With a comeback win over Empoli.
Date: May 07, 2022
Inter Milan beat Empoli 4-2 in a tense home match on Friday Martinez takes Inter to the top of Serie A
Inter Milan came back from a two-goal deficit to overcome Empoli on Friday night, while Juventus conceded two late goals to lose to Genoa.
Lautaro Martinez scored twice as Inter Milan rallied to defeat Empoli 4-2 and reclaim first place in Serie A.
“The team showed courage. We’ve arrived “On DAZN, Inter coach Simone Inzaghi stated.
In the last game, Juventus controlled relegation-threatened Genoa only to lose an 87th-minute equalizer and a 96th-minute penalty, which Domenico Criscito converted after missing a late derby penalty week earlier.
“Football gives and takes,” said Criscito.
Inter has moved one point ahead of AC Milan and has a better goal differential despite having played one more game.
Juventus began the evening mathematically still in contention for the title. With two games remaining, they finished fourth, a point behind Napoli and nine points behind Inter.
If AC Milan wins at Verona on Sunday, they will reclaim first place.