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Inter Milan 1-1 Atalanta: Antonio Conte's Serie A leaders denied victory

Lautaro Martinez
Inter Milan's Argentine forward Lautaro Martinez scored his 10th Serie A goal of the season

Leaders Inter Milan missed the chance to move three points clear at the top of Serie A as Antonio Conte's side were held by Atalanta.

Lautaro Martinez latched on to Romelu Lukaku's pass to fire in his 17th goal of the season and put Inter ahead after just four minutes at the San Siro.

Atalanta dominated in the second half and Robin Gosens converted to draw the visitors level on 75 minutes.

Samir Handanovic saved Luis Muriel's late penalty to deny Atalanta victory.

Inter extend their unbeaten run to 12 league games since their sole defeat of the season, against Juventus in October, but the reigning champions can move top with victory over Roma on Sunday (19:45 GMT).

Martinez had seen an effort cleared off the line by Berat Djimsiti midway through the first half, while Atalanta went close to an equaliser through Rafael Toloi shortly before half-time.

Atalanta, the league's top goalscorers after winning their previous two Serie A matches by a 5-0 scoreline, deserved their equaliser, but Inter captain Handanovic produced a good save low to his right to prevent a late turnaround after Alessandro Bastoni had conceded an 88th-minute spot-kick.

Elsewhere, third-placed Lazio celebrated their 120th anniversary by recording a 10th consecutive Serie A victory.

Ciro Immobile's 82nd-minute winner against Napoli ensured Lazio stayed in touch with the leaders - they are four points behind Inter.

Line-ups

Inter Milan

  • 1Handanovic
  • 2GodínBooked at 83mins
  • 6de Vrij
  • 95Bastoni
  • 87Candreva
  • 12SensiBooked at 65minsSubstituted forValeroat 71'minutes
  • 77Brozovic
  • 5Gagliardini
  • 34Biraghi
  • 9Lukaku
  • 10MartínezSubstituted forPolitanoat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Sánchez
  • 8Vecino
  • 13Ranocchia
  • 16Politano
  • 19Lazaro
  • 20Valero
  • 21Dimarco
  • 27Padelli
  • 30Esposito
  • 31Pirola
  • 32Agoume
  • 46Berni

Atalanta

  • 95Gollini
  • 2Toloi
  • 6PalominoBooked at 42mins
  • 19Djimsiti
  • 33HateboerBooked at 8mins
  • 15de RoonBooked at 24mins
  • 88PasalicSubstituted forMurielat 70'minutes
  • 8GosensSubstituted forCastagneat 90+1'minutes
  • 10Gómez
  • 72Ilicic
  • 91ZapataSubstituted forMalinovskiyat 53'minutesBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 5Masiello
  • 9Muriel
  • 11Freuler
  • 17Piccoli
  • 18Malinovskiy
  • 20Da Riva
  • 21Castagne
  • 31Rossi
  • 55Okoli
  • 57Sportiello
  • 79Traore
  • 87Heidenreich
Referee:
Gianluca Rocchi
Attendance:
70,042

Match Stats

Home TeamInter MilanAway TeamAtalanta
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home10
Away17
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home0
Away4
Fouls
Home22
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Inter Milan 1, Atalanta 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Inter Milan 1, Atalanta 1.

Attempt blocked. Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is blocked.

Josip Ilicic (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Borja Valero (Inter Milan).

Attempt missed. Borja Valero (Inter Milan) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Romelu Lukaku.

Substitution

Substitution, Atalanta. Timothy Castagne replaces Robin Gosens.

Booking

Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta).

Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Diego Godín.

Penalty saved! Luis Muriel (Atalanta) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Penalty Atalanta. Ruslan Malinovskiy draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Alessandro Bastoni (Inter Milan) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Offside, Atalanta. Alejandro Gómez tries a through ball, but Robin Gosens is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Berat Djimsiti (Atalanta) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Josip Ilicic with a cross.

Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Alessandro Bastoni.

Attempt blocked. Luis Muriel (Atalanta) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Diego Godín (Inter Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Alejandro Gómez (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Diego Godín (Inter Milan).

José Luis Palomino (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan).

Foul by Josip Ilicic (Atalanta).

Borja Valero (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Matteo Politano replaces Lautaro Martínez.

Foul by Marten de Roon (Atalanta).

Lautaro Martínez (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Luis Muriel (Atalanta) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Hans Hateboer with a cross.

Josip Ilicic (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alessandro Bastoni (Inter Milan).

Goal!

Goal! Inter Milan 1, Atalanta 1. Robin Gosens (Atalanta) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt blocked. Josip Ilicic (Atalanta) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Hans Hateboer.

Attempt missed. Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Alejandro Gómez (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan).

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Borja Valero replaces Stefano Sensi.

Offside, Inter Milan. Cristiano Biraghi tries a through ball, but Lautaro Martínez is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Atalanta. Luis Muriel replaces Mario Pasalic.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Inter Milan19144140162446
2Juventus18143135171845
3Lazio18133241172442
4Roma18105333191435
5Atalanta19105449262335
6Cagliari198563329429
7Parma187472425-125
8AC Milan197481824-625
9Torino187382426-224
10Napoli196672826224
11Bologna186572830-223
12Hellas Verona176471920-122
13Udinese186391428-1421
14Sassuolo185493031-119
15Fiorentina184682229-718
16Sampdoria1844101427-1316
17Lecce183692236-1415
18Brescia1842121631-1514
19Genoa1835101936-1714
20SPAL1833121228-1612
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