MILAN – Inter beat Sampdoria 3-1 on Saturday night thanks to goals from D’Ambrosio, Miranda and Icardi, with Quagliarella grabbing a late consolation goal for the visitors.
We’ve teamed up with Opta to bring you the key stats on the match:
For the second time this Serie A season, Inter scored more than one goal in a home match.
No Serie A side have picked up fewer points than Sampdoria (9) over the course of the last 14 Serie A games – since Montella took over the reins.
Inter scored three goals with their only three shots on target against Sampdoria.
Two of Inter’s three goals were scored by defenders: the last time that happened in Serie A was back in November 2008 (Maicon and Cordoba versus Reggina).
Sampdoria have conceded the most goals (15) in the opening 30 minutes’ play in the league this season.
D’Ambrosio scored his first Serie A goal for Inter on Saturday night (his last league goal was for Torino away at Bologna in September 2013).
D'Ambrosio is the first Italian player to score a goal for Inter in Serie A since Andrea Ranocchia did so on 15 December 2014.
Miranda scored his first Serie A goal in his 22nd appearance in the competition.
Mauro Icardi has scored 11 goals from 19 shots on target this Serie A season.
Icardi has scored at least one goal in ten of the 14 games in which he’s managed a shot on target.