Inter 2-1 Sassuolo: Romelu Lukaku heads home cross by Ashley Young before setting up Lautaro Martinez to seal victory as Serie A leaders extend their lead to 11 points
Inter Milan moved 11 points clear at the top of Serie A as Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez struck in a 2-1 win over Sassuolo on Wednesday, the runaway leaders’ 10th consecutive league victory.
Belgian Lukaku guided a header into the top corner in the first half before his Argentine strike partner finished off a counter-attack to continue the Nerazzurriâs charge towards the title.
Romelu Lukaku continued his rich vein of form to help Inter Milan move 11 points clear
The striker put the home side ahead with a deft header from a cross by Ashley Young
Sassuolo dominated possession at San Siro but were frustrated by a stubborn home defence until Hamed Traore curled home a superb finish five minutes from time.
With nine matches left, Inter are firmly on course to win their first Serie A title since 2010 with 71 points, 11 ahead of second-placed AC Milan. Sassuolo remained ninth with 40 points.
Lukaku set up Lautaro Martinez for the second goal in the 67th minute on Wednesday night