Inter Milan defender Matteo Darmian scored his first European goal in six years to give his team a lifeline in the Champions League.
Inter’s Champions League hopes were pinned by a thread after successive defeats to Real Madrid. However, with Los Blancos being defeated by Shakhtar Donetsk this evening, the group was wide open.
If Inter were to defeat Borussia Monchengladbach tonight, they would be two points away from Real Madrid and Shakhtar, which means that all four teams in Group B will be with a chance to advance to the knockout stages of the competition in the final week of the match. The group stage.
Antonio Conte’s men are on their way, too. Former Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian has struck from an unlikely angle to give the Serie A side the lead in what could be a pivotal night of their season – and Conte’s career at Inter Milan!
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But what bad news for Real Madrid. On a night where they were toothless and faded away from Shakhtar, and suffered the consequences, Interham was forced back into competition in Group B.
Zinedine Zidane hopes the sixth round will follow his script, rather than being more of series B series so far.