Milan Inter win at a controversial derby
A goal from Argentine Walter Samuel, in header, gave the foreign victory to Inter over Milan (0-1), in a new version of the Milanese derby, while Napoli beat Udinese at home (2-1), which allows him to equalize with the leader Juventus Turin.
The two star matches of the seventh day of the highest Italian football competition have brought it to a close and have come to confirm the sensations that the four teams have been leaving so far this campaign..
A) Yes, Inter does not shine but, al menos, He takes his games forward based on knowing how to be; Milan is far removed in quality from the team that not so long ago was at the top; Naples is feisty, He has a goal and good defense, and he is the strongest candidate to fight Juventus for the 'scudetto'; and Udinese has gone from being one of the sensations of recent years to hovering in the relegation zone.
In Milan, the madonnina derby’ He was taken by an Inter that knew how to make the most of Samuel's early goal (m.4), in a header after a free kick by his compatriot Esteban Cambiasso, and brought out the colors of a rival who has will but little else.
And that Milan, after the goal, dominated and attacked a closed rival, who planted a wall and who sought to kill the counterattack. But the Milan team suffered from finishing and also from a bit of fortune in some actions.
Al final, The three points allow Inter to catch up with Lazio in third place, both being four points behind the leader. Milan stays eleventh, two points from the relegation zone, and with his coach Massimiliano Allegri in a more than delicate position.
Napoli beat Udinese in a match where the goals came in the first half. The Neapolitans went ahead with Hamsik (m.30), the Friulian team equaled with Pinzi (m.43) and a few seconds before the break Pandev (46+) put the final 2-1.
In the second half Napoli suffered against the attacks of Udinese, but they took a victory that allows them to tie with Juventus Turín, that hours before he had imposed himself on his view of Siena (1-2).