Inter‘s return to Europe didn’t do the Nerazzurri a world of good as Tottenham handed the Nerazzurri a heavy 6-1 defeat in Oslo, Norway. ...
Inter‘s return to Europe didn’t do the Nerazzurri a world of good as Tottenham handed the Nerazzurri a heavy 6-1 defeat in Oslo, Norway.
Roberto Mancini’s men have already fallen to CSKA Sofia, PSG and Bayern Munich so far this summer, but Friday’s defeat was certainly a tough one to digest after keeping up with the Premier League side in the first half.
Things didn’t start well, as Cristian Ansaldi gave away a penalty for a foul on Kyle Walker that was fired home by Harry Kane.
GWG predictor Ever Banega, who made his debut with the Nerazzurri, setup Ivan Perisic with a great pass in the 23rd minute, and the Croatian leveled the score with a great left-footed effort.
The Argentine was at the centre of all that was good for Inter, but the Italian side went into half-time down 2-1 as Erik Lamela fired home from outside the penalty area just before half-time.
Spurs made four changes but they continued to press forward, as Kane netted two goals inside the opening 12 minutes of the restart to make it 4-1.
Mancini finally made some changes in the 60th minute, but it changed very little as Vincent Janssen and Shayon Harrison rounded out the heavy scoreline for the Premier League side.
Sunderland 1-1 Borrusia Dortmund Lamine Kone's second-half header rescued a draw for Sunderland from their pre-season friendly clash with Borussia Dortmund in Austria.
Kone rose to nod home a left-wing set-piece in the 66th minute of the match after Nuri Sahin had fired Dortmund in front early on.
New Black Cats boss David Moyes will take plenty of positives from the game at the Cashpoint Arena in Attach, as his side provided a thorough test for their Bundesliga opponents.