Dumfries secures dramatic Nerazzurri win in stoppage time

Inter left it really late to protect a win over freshly promoted Lecce on the opening weekend of the 2022/23 Serie A season, with Denzel Dumfries discovering the net deep into interruption time.

Romelu Lukaku marked his go back to Italian football with a dream start, scoring simply 2 minutes into the contest at Stadio Via del mare in the far south east of the nation.

The Belgian striker remained in the ideal location at the correct time to quickly not into the web after Matteo Darmian had actually headed Federico Dimarco’s deep cross from the left back throughout package.

Inter controlled belongings and had even more efforts on objective than the hosts. Lautaro Martinez was likewise guilty of missing out on a huge opportunity.

Lecce’s equaliser in the very first couple of minutes of the 2nd half protested the run of play, with Assan Ceesay driving at the Inter defence and playing a one-two with Federico Di Francesco and after that squeezing the ball into the far corner from a fairly tight angle.

With 4 minutes of interruption time indicated by the authorities and just a few seconds staying, it looked as though seasonal yo-yo side Lecce, back in the leading flight for the very first time because 2020, had actually bagged themselves an outstanding outcome.

But with another Inter corner to defence, the resistance lastly split. Martinez increased greatest, heading the ball down towards the far post. Edin Dzeko went all out and in fact missed it completely, however Dumfries was closing behind him to turn the ball into the web.

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