Inter are set to defeat Lazio this weekend when they face Sheriff Tiraspol in the Champions League.
This according to today’s print edition of the Turin newspaper Tuttosport, which argues that the Nerazzurri’s weaknesses were fully visible in their loss to the Biancocelesti and that they must do better in their crucial Champions League clash.
The newspaper compares the Nerazzurri’s debut this season under Simone Inzaghi to that of last season under Antonio Conte, noting that in terms of points and goals scored and conceded, the team are actually better off than they are. was at this point under Conte.
However, similar problems appear in the squad, which failed to really convince for ninety minutes especially in the most important matches.
The defeat at Stadio Olimpico underscored a vulnerability to counterattacks and the lack of ability to control the pace of matches against strong opposition.
Similar fouls had manifested themselves in Conte’s Inter at the start of last season, but the Italian tactician worked on them and made adjustments, with a win over Sassuolo proving to be kind of a turning point where they showed. the winning style of play that led them to the Scudetto.
This time around, Inzaghi has to do the same, coming back from a loss to Lazio that revealed his team’s lack of balance and mental toughness.
The clash with Sheriff at San Siro could represent a perfect opportunity to show strength in the face of a tough challenge, as the game is practically unavoidable for the Nerazzurri’s hopes to advance to the knockout stages of the Champions League.
The Moldovan team have already achieved two significant wins in the squad, while Inter have only managed one point, and they have to show against their opponents for tomorrow that they can convince when they need to.