Matteo Darmian was Inter Milan’s unlikely saviour once again as the defender came off the bench to score in a 1-0 win over Hellas Verona on Sunday that moved Antonio Conte’s side a step closer to the Serie A title.
The runaway league leader was heading for a third consecutive draw until the wing-back fired home in the 76th minute, his second winning goal of the month after striking against Cagliari on April 11.
“We knew today would be tough against a difficult team to face, who play good football,” Darmian told DAZN.
“But the result is all that counts and we have earned three points that take us closer to our goal”.
Inter moved on to 79 points, 13 clear of second-placed AC Milan with five games remaining, as it closes in on its first league title since 2010.
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