The defending champions found their way and Milan feels the pressure

Report by Andrew Hill

Considering that Leonardo took more than as the new coach, Inter has won 21 points out of the 24 in dispute, minimizing the 13 stage variation with Milan to five in just 8 match days.

The champion is back. Following a difficult early season where the staff was unable to find its way and benefits had been deceiving, a adjust of coach has been the remedy for their troubles. Previous Milan coach, Brazilian Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo, has introduced the formula that has set Inter back on track to defend their title, and the future looks brighter for the Nerazzuri in 2011.Following a short passage through Inter former Liverpool coach, Spaniard Rafael Benitez, was dismissed following publically asking for reinforcements and threatening to leave if he didn’t get was he was asking for. His demands were not nicely taken by the club’s proprietor, Italian Massimo Moratti, who found no remorse in firing the Spaniard, as he couldn’t realize how a staff that had just won an epic treble -Coppa Italia, Serie A and UEFA Champions League- could be acquiring this sort of a poor efficiency and attributing the negative outcomes to lack of new signings.

Even with only being in cost for six months, Benitez didn’t depart with empty hands, as Inter won the 2010 FIFA Club World Cup underneath his orders. But that was not sufficient to eclipse the negative effectiveness in the Serie A, wherever the staff was in the sixth position, thirteen factors beneath the leader and metropolis rival Milan.

Beneath individuals situations Leonardo took charge of the crew, and his orders had an speedy effect in a roster that speedily recognized that they essential a adjust of perspective for benefits to adhere to. That change took location and Inter began to see the fruits of their operate reflected in the standings. Soon after just eight match days below the command of the crew, Leonardo created them execute at the greatest stage, winning 21 points out of the 24 in dispute, or if you like to see it another way: he won 7 games and only lost a single.

His presence had repercussions in the leader Milan, team that has seen how the 13 point advantage that they had in 2010 has been decreased to five since the arrival of their former head coach and player to Inter. The stress has been this sort of that Milan was unable to win in their final two confrontations, tying in opposition to Lazio at residence and vs . Genoa on the road.

Inter is now 3rd with 44 factors and 1 game less than Milan that has 49 factors right after 24 video games. If the defending champions are able to win that pending game for match day 22 against Fiorentina on February 16, they will reduce the distance with their metropolis rivals to only two factors.

The two of these teams qualified to the 2010/eleven UEFA Champions League round of 16, one thing that could influence in their performances for the duration of the upcoming weeks. Milan will be taking part in in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur from England at home on February 15, although Inter will be enjoying the following week -February 23- towards Bayern Munich from Germany at home as effectively.

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Italian Serie A- Inter Milan Still the Leader Despite their draw with Roma 1-1

Article by Ally White

Inter Milan F.C, the current champs, missed a good opportunity to stretch their lead at the top of the Italian Serie A League, after drawing 1-1 with AS Roma at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium. This victory brings Internazionale to nine wins, two draws and a defeat to establish themselves as the leaders with 29 points. They are followed by Juventus with 24, who on Saturday beat Atlanta 5-2. AC Milan reached third place with 22 points by winning 2-1 against Lazio, while Sampdoria fell to fourth place after losing 2-0 against Cagliari, with Fiorentina, who has 21 points.

The game at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium started with a great defense by Roma and good execution in the counterattack. The host team, Inter Milan, tried to control the action with aggressiveness; however, the Roman team surprised the home side as they scored in their first action and they took the lead on the scoreboard thanks to a great header from Mirko Vucinic. Vucinic beat the Brazilian defender Lucimar da Silva Lucio in the air and sent the ball directly to the back of the net at minute 13.

After this surprising goal, the players led by the Portuguese coach José Mourinho tried equalize the scoring, but they lacked offensively in the first half. Inter Milan played against a Roman defense that overshadowed the attempts of the Cameroon’s Samuel Eto ‘o and the Argentina’s Diego Milito during the opening half.

As Roma kept to their game plan, the team created another option at minute 37 as the Norwegian Roma defender, John Arne Riise, unsettled Julio Cesar’s goal with a free throw shot that was well controlled by the Brazilian.

Before half time, the first hint of trouble by the Internazionale team arose beforeminute 40, after Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari opened space at the right side and kicked with his left foot, which was well saved by goalkeeper Julio Sergio. With this last play, the first half ended 1-0 in favor of the visitor team.

Immediately at the open of the second half, the Nerazzurri tied the game at minute 48, after a series of rebounds in the AC Roma’s area, where the ball was left to Thiago Motta, who then played with Eto’o. The Cameroons then with a turn around left-foot shot, scored for Inter and put the scoreboard 1-1.

After that goal, Inter took control of the ball for the rest of the match, but to little avail; they couldn’t attack Julio Sergio’s goal successfully. The game finished with a 1-1 tie.

After the match, Coach Mourihno stated he wasn’t happy with his team’s performance and the way they handled the game, but congratulated Roma’s game plan. “I like the point, as Roma had the quality to come here and win. I had the feeling it wouldn’t be great for us so I put fresh legs in midfield, but even then in the first-half the performance was poor. If someone goes home tonight happy with what they achieved, it’s because they have no ambition,” said Mourinho.

On the other hand, Coach Claudio Ranieri said at the end of the game that he was satisfied with the team’s performance and praised the efforts of his players.

“I am very happy with the team spirit and the hunger to do well, plus the standard of the football. Obviously one always wants more. We tried to go on the counter and conclude them, but every single time we were systematically hacked down,” said Coach Ranieri.

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Ally White is a top senior copy writer for the Italian Soccer Serie A games as well as the sports betting industry. Feel free to reprint this article in its entirety on your site, make sure to leave all links in place and do not modify any of the content.