MILAN - It was three goals and three points earned at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday, as Inter showcased real quality in a comprehensive victory. Hakan Calhanoglu's goal direct from a corner kick opened the scoring against Roma and was followed by Edin Dzeko's finish to cap off a spectacular move with 20 consecutive Nerazzurri touches. Denzel Dumfries then added a third with a header from Alessandro Bastoni’s cross.
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Calhanoglu | An assist for Dzeko and his fourth goal in five games, directly from a corner. Quality and quantity.
Dzeko | Finished off a splendid team move to score Inter’s second goal, earning reward for precious work in the build-up.
Dumfries | A goal-saving block and his first goal for the club, all in the space of two minutes.
Bastoni | Made a difference on his return. Was involved in the build-up to Inter’s second and laid on a perfect assist for the third.