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Inter rout Genoa 5-0 to extend Serie A winning run

IANS  |  Milan (Italy) 

Inter Milan thrashed Genoa 5-0 in the 11th round action to stretch its current winning streak in the to seven matches.

Inter's midfielders contributed mightily to their side's home win at San Siro by notching four goals, with opening the scoring with a close range shot 14 minutes into the match on Saturday night.

Just two minutes later, forward took advantage of a Genoa defender's mistake and entered the box to score the second goal with an accurate shot, reports news.

Inter kept pressing forward in the first half, while the visitors fought in vain to narrow the gap.

Gagliardini struck again when he netted the third goal just four minutes into the second half after had made a diving save.

netted the fourth goal with a shot from the edge of the area in the second half stoppage time, while scored the fifth goal in the waning seconds with a header off a cross sent in from the right side.

With the win, Inter has climbed to the second position in with 25 points, just ahead of third-placed Napoli on goal differential. The thrashed Empoli 5-1 at the start of the Matchday 11 action on Friday.

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 14:46 IST
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