Inter pushed four points clear at the Serie A summit, with Christian Eriksen and Ivan Perisic playing leading roles. Antonio Conte felt Inter created an “extraordinary performance” in the 3-0 Milan defeat, picking out Christian Eriksen and Ivan Perisic for special praise from the midfield pair.

Thanks to a resounding Sunday derby win, with Lautaro Martinez scoring at San Siro in every half, the Nerazzurri moved four points clear at the top of Serie A.

This was a case of Conte’s best-laid plans coming to life, while Captain Samir Handanovic needed them to make a brilliant trio of saves early in the second half while the score was still 1-0.

“Compliments to our guys, who made an extraordinary performance.”

A very well-prepared match that they perfectly followed, translating the conditions on the pitch that they encountered.

“There is satisfaction in seeing the growth of the group and I am happy because the guys deserve to reap the benefits of the work we are doing.”


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