Inter Milan 4-2 Torino: Romelu Lukaku hits brace

Inter Milan 4-2 Torino: Romelu Lukaku hits brace and Alexis Sanchez also scores as Antonio Conte’s side come from two goals down to secure victory

  • Inter Milan came from two goals down to win 4-2 at home to Torino in Serie A
  • Simone Zaza put Torino ahead before Cristian Ansaldi scored a penalty 
  • However, Alexis Sanchez got a goal back and then Romelu Lukaku scored twice
  • Lukaku then set up Lautaro Martinez, who scored a fourth for Inter Milan 

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Inter Milan completed a thrilling second half comeback from two goals down to beat Torino 4-2 in Serie A on Sunday, ending a four-match winless run in all competitions.

Simone Zaza struck late in the first half to give the visitors a deserved lead, and Cristian Ansaldi doubled their advantage from the penalty spot after the break.

A hitherto limp Inter performance was sparked to life by the goal and Alexis Sanchez and Lukaku both scored within five minutes of the spot kick to draw the hosts level.

Romelu Lukaku scored a brace and set up two goals as Inter Milan won 4-2 against Torino

Lukaku celebrates his first goal, which saw Inter Milan equalise against Torino in Serie A

Lukaku managed to find the net from close range having previously set up Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez celebrates his goal, which got Inter back in the game after they went two goals down

Lukaku then turned provider for Lautaro Martinez, who scored Inter’s fourth goal of the game

The Belgian striker then netted a penalty of his own with six minutes remaining, before setting up substitute Lautaro Martinez for a last-minute fourth.

Inter, who face Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, move up to fifth place on 15 points, while Torino are 18th with five points.

Simone Zaza celebrates his goal, which put Torino in the lead away to Inter Milan on Sunday

Zaza showed good composure to open the scoring for Torino with his goal just before half time

Cristian Ansaldi managed to score from the penalty spot as Torino went 2-0 up versus Inter

MATCH FACTS 

Inter Milan: Handanovic; D’Ambrosio (Skriniar 65), Ranocchia (De Vrij 74), Bastoni; Hakimi, Barella, Gagliardini (Martinez 65), Vidal, Young (Perisic 74); Lukaku, Sanchez (Nainggolan 86)

Subs: Moretti, Vezzoni, Stankovic, Eriksen, Darmian, Wieser, Radu

Goals: Sanchez 64, Lukaku 67, 84 (pen.), Martinez 90

Booked: D’Ambrosio, Bastoni, Young

Torino: Sirigu; Lyanco, N’Koulou, Bremer; Singo, Meite, Rincon (Edera 85), Linetty, Ansaldi; Verdi (Bonazzoli 42), Zaza

Subs: Buongiorno, Murru, Izzo, Rosati, Kryeziu, Rodriguez, Segre, Savic, Millico, Belotti 

Goals: Zaza 45, Ansaldi 62 (pen.) 

Booked: Verdi, Singo

Inter Milan’s Arturo Vidal shows his frustration after Torino took the lead courtesy of Zaza

Inter Milan forward Lukaku attempts to retain possession during the clash v Torino

Sanchez looks to push forward under pressure from Lyanco and Wilfried Singo of Torino




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