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PremierLeague-News.Com - The Belgian scored and provided an assist as Antonio Conte's side stretched their lead at the top of Serie A to four points
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Romelu Lukaku was the difference-maker for Inter Milan as they moved four points clear of rivals AC Milan at the top of the Serie A table by beating them 3-0 in the Derby della Madonnina at San Siro.Lukaku assisted Lautaro Martinez’s opener after five minutes with a brilliant searching cross to the back post and then scored the third with a fine sole goal after his strike partner had notched his second of the game.That goal and assist took Lukaku to 22 goal contributions – 17 goals, five assists – in as many league games this season and if Inter are to end their 11-year wait for a domestic crown, the Belgian will have played a significant part.i's fantasy football tips newsletter: get aheadEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.The victory was additionally sweet for Lukaku considering it came just 26 days after his fiery exchange with one-time Manchester United teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the previous meeting between the clubs in the Coppa Italia quarter final which Inter also won.Lukaku and Ibrahimovic went head-to-head and traded insults on that occasion, leading to teammates getting involved to separate them. Ibrahimovic taunted Lukaku, calling on the Belgian to do his “voodoo s___” in relation to comments made by Everton owner Farhad Moshiri in 2017, before insulting his mother. Ibrahimovic was sent off later on in the game. Lukaku gets his reward for his outstanding performance! ????Inter in control of the derby ????⚫Inter in control of the title race? ???? pic.twitter.
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. According to Italian publication Tutto Mercato, Lukaku shouted: “Give it to me and I’ll take care of it. I f______ told you!” after scoring. It is unclear whether Lukaku’s outburst was aimed at Ibrahimovic or otherwise.Once Lukaku’s goal had gone in the camera panned to Ibrahimovic who was applauding. The Swede may have been showing his appreciation for Lukaku’s effort or else trying to rouse himself and his teammates for the final 25 minutes of the match.Ibrahimovic had five shots on goal without scoring and a disappointing afternoon was compounded when he was taken off 15 minutes from the end once it was apparent there would be no Milan comeback.Zlatan Ibrahimovic was seen applauding after Lukaku’s goal (Photo: Getty)Inter coach Antonio Conte will hope that the win can inspire his side to consolidate their position in first place and end Juventus’ hegemony on the Serie A title.Juve, now coached by Andrea Pirlo, are currently 11 points behind Inter albeit with two games in hand.Follow i sport on Facebook for more Premier League news, interviews and featuresMore on the Premier LeagueSam Johnstone tells Sam Cunningham why he is finally ready to become a Premier League starThe making of Timo Werner: How his father’s motivation and ‘scary’ power meant Chelsea star was always destined for the topEric Dier reveals why he stormed into the stands to confront an abusive Spurs fanDaniel Storey: How to lose supporters and alienate Messi, by FC BarcelonaAn apology to Man Utd’s Jesse Lingard
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