Inter Rout Verona 6-0 with Dzeko and Calhanoglu Brace
Inter Milan secured a commanding 6-0 victory over Verona at the Bentegodi stadium. The win was crucial for both teams as they battle for a top-four finish in the Serie A league. The match saw a standout performance from Inter Milan’s Edin Dzeko, who scored two goals, and Hakan Calhanoglu, who scored a spectacular long-range effort.
Injuries and Squad Rotations
Inter Milan was forced to make some squad rotations, with Robin Gosens and Milan Skriniar on the treatment table. Meanwhile, Verona welcomed Marco Davide Faraoni back from suspension but was without Thomas Henry, Ardian Hrustic, Miguel Veloso, and Kevin Lasagna.
First Half Highlights
Verona had the first genuine shot on target as Simone Verdi’s effort was saved by Samir Handanovic. However, Inter Milan quickly took control, with Dzeko’s header and Lorenzo Montipò’s saves on D’Ambrosio and de Vrij.
Inter Milan Dominates Second Half
Inter Milan’s relentless attack finally broke through in the second half, as Gaich’s diving header into his own net put them ahead. Calhanoglu then scored a magnificent curler into the far top corner, followed by Dzeko’s brace, Lautaro Martinez’s lob over Montipò, and Dzeko’s left-foot finish. Martinez sealed the deal with a close-range goal in stoppage time.
The match was a dominant performance by Inter Milan, showing their strength in attack and ability to take advantage of their opponent’s mistakes. Verona will need to regroup quickly if they want to avoid relegation. Meanwhile, Inter Milan will look to continue their form against Roma in their next match.