Football picks Inter snatched a heart attack victory in Mönchengladbach and remains in the game
Inter showed character and recorded an invaluable 3:2 victory over Borussia (Monchengladbach) in Germany, which kept the chances until the last to fight for a place in the 1/8 finals of the Champions League. The Nerazzurri had to take this match in order not to drop out of the tournament today and they did just that. However, the match was extremely exciting and until the end it was not clear how it would end. The guests took the lead through Matteo Darmian in the 17th minute, but Alasan Plea equalized in the 45th. The Nerazzurri scored two more goals through Romelu Lukaku in the 64th and 73rd minutes, but again Plea returned the intrigue in the 76th minute, and then his third goal was canceled after the intervention of VAR. In the end, the guests achieved what they wanted and stay in the game. Inter was more active at the beginning of the match. In the 6th minute Lautaro Martinez twice in less than a minute made dangerous shots. The first was blocked by a defender and the second was by the door. Then in the 15th minute Ashley Young fired and after a ricochet the ball went dangerously close to the crossbar. In the 17th minute the result prediction by win football tipsters was opened. Roberto Gallardini sent a wonderful pass for Matteo Darmian, who with a shot on the ground managed to pierce the ball through the legs of the goalkeeper for 0:1.
In the 34th minute, the guests had another great opportunity. Romelu Lukaku brought Lautaro, his first shot was blocked, the ball returned to the Argentine, who shot very close, but goalkeeper Jan Sommer made a brilliant save. Gradually, the hosts began to recover. In the 36th minute, Stefan Liner made a long shot, which made it difficult for Samir Handanovic, and then Lars Stindel shot with his head close, but in the hands of the goalkeeper. In the 44th minute Schindl fell in the penalty area, but the referee was adamant that he would not give a penalty. In added time at halftime Borussia improved to a draw. Valentino Lazaro cross from the right and Alasan Plea with a header was accurate for 1:1.
The Germans had the first opportunity for the second half in the 51st minute, when Marcus Thuram from a great position failed to hit the door with his head. Gradually, however, Inter regained the initiative and in the 62nd minute a long shot by Lautaro Martinez bounced off the crossbar. In the 64th minute, the Nerazzurri took the lead again. Lukaku advanced, beat his direct guard and scored for 1:2.
Inter reached the third goal in the 73rd minute. Ashraf Hakimi received a speed pass from the right and passed to the uncovered Lukaku, for whom all that remained was to direct the ball into the goal for 1:3.
Borussia, however, did not give up and only three minutes later reduced their gap. The Germans organized a quick counterattack, Plea was brought behind the defense and calmly scored for 2:3.
In the 83rd minute the hosts scored a third goal. Plea shot at the door, Embolo jumped the ball and it ended up in the net. However, the situation was examined with a VAR and it turned out that the Swiss was in an ambush and affected the game, so the goal was canceled. In the end, Inter held the victory and with it already has an asset of 5 points, still in last place in the group, but at least there are theoretical chances to move forward if they win their last match with Shakhtar (Donetsk). Borussia missed Football picks - more details and information: Football picks
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