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Inter seal 2021 with victory over Torino – Sports Africa

Inter Milan finished its 2021 campaign with a Serie A victory, as Denzel Dumfries’ strike sealed a 1-0 win over Torino on Wednesday.

Inter had secured as the Winter Champion before Wednesday’s game, and it went into San Siro without suspended Nicolo Barella. Arturo Vidal got his first domestic start this season.

The Nerazzurri had a more aggressive start and broke the deadlock in the 30th minute, when Edin Dzeko squared, Marcelo Brozovic’s dummy allowed an unmarked Dumfries to drill home.

The home side still had the scoring opportunity but Alexis Sanchez saw his attempt graze the post.

With the win, Inter entered the winter break with 46 points, four points clear of AC Milan who won Empoli 4-2 away.

Elsewhere, Napoli was stunned by Spezia 1-0, Juan Jesus scored an own goal in the first half, while the Partenopei saw its two goals after the break ruled out.

Also on Wednesday, Roma was held by Sampdoria 1-1, Lazio beat Venezia 3-1 away, Bologna hammered Sassuolo 3-0, Hellas Verona shared the spoils with Fiorentina at 1-1.



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