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Inter 1-2 Milan: Ibrahimovic scores brace in derby as Serie A leaders maintain perfect start

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Inter 1-2 Milan: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice in first 16 minutes on return from Covid-19 self-isolation as Serie A leaders maintain perfect start with derby victory

  • Ibrahimovic tapped in the rebound after his penalty was saved by Handanovic 
  • The Milan striker scored his second goal in the 16th minute from Leao’s cross
  • Lukaku pulled a goal back for the home side in the 29th minute on Saturday

AC Milan’s 39-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic, recently recovered from a Covid-19 infection, scored an early brace to secure a 2-1 win over neighbours Inter in the Serie A derby on Saturday.

The Swedish striker put Milan in front after 13 minutes, tapping the ball in from the rebound after his penalty was saved by Samir Handanovic, and then struck again three minutes later from Rafael Leao’s cross.

In a breathless first half, Romelu Lukaku pulled one back for Inter in the 29th minute, the first Serie A goal Milan have conceded this season. 

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored an early brace to secure a 2-1 win in the Milan derby

Inter were awarded a penalty in the 75th minute but it was revoked for offside in the build-up.

Milan have won all four games so far and lead the standings with 12 points, while Inter have seven after their first defeat of the season. 

Ibrahimovic tapped in the rebound after his penalty was saved by Samir Handanovic

Ibrahimovic tapped in the rebound after his penalty was saved by Samir Handanovic

The 39-year-old scored his second goal in the 16th minute from Rafael Leao's cross

The 39-year-old scored his second goal in the 16th minute from Rafael Leao’s cross

In an entertaining first-half, Romelu Lukaku pulled one back for Inter in the 29th minute

In an entertaining first-half, Romelu Lukaku pulled one back for Inter in the 29th minute

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Source: DailyMail

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