Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice to provide Milan a 2-1 win over Inter in a dramatic Derby della Madonnina as he marked his return from having coronavirus stylishly.
The 39-year-old had actually missed four games as well as not played for virtually a month after acquiring COVID-19, however he put Stefano Pioli’s guys 2 goals up within 16 mins on Saturday.
Romelu Lukaku obtained Inter back in it prior to the break however, in spite of second-half pressure, Antonio Conte’s side can not compel an equaliser as their four-match derby winning streak was ended.
Milan stunned Inter with two goals in the area of three minutes, both racked up by Ibrahimovic.
After being sent through on goal by Hakan Calhanoglu, the Swede drew an awkward nasty from Aleksandar Kolarov and took the resulting penalty himself.
Samir Handanovic dived to his right to make an outstanding save, just for Ibrahimovic to convert a left-footed rebound.
Ibrahimovic after that struck once more after a fantastic counter-attack that additionally entailed Calhanoglu led to Rafael Leao sending in an excellent cross from the left, which he impressively converted with a regulated novice coating.
Lukaku made no mistake in the 28th minute as he embeded from close quarters after Gianluigi Donnarumma unintentionally touched Ivan Perisic’s driven cross right into his path.
Lautaro Martinez after that had a header erased the line by Simon Kjaer and an even much better opportunity airborne, this time from Lukaku, was in some way sent out wide by the unmarked Belgium demonstrator at the end of a breathless first one-half.
A 3rd headed possibility went asking after the break, Achraf Hakimi off target with a diving initiative as Inter upped the pressure, while alternative Rade Krunic fired large when he should have completed a Milan win at the other end.
There was one more twist when Inter were awarded a penalty when Donnarumma was decreed to have brought down Lukaku in the closing phases but VAR ruled the striker had wandered off offside prior to the incident as in-form Milan held on to commemorate a popular triumph.