Serie A: Super Mario fires Inter past Roma, as Dybala inspires Juventus comeback win

Serie A: Super Mario fires Inter past Roma, as Dybala inspires Juventus comeback win

Inter Milan made it two wins in two after a Mario Icardi brace earned them a 1-3 win at Roma.

It was the first time that Inter manager, Luciano Spalletti would be facing his former employers, since he left for rivls, Inter.

but things didn’t start the way he planned as Roma took a first half lead courtesy of an Edin Dzeko 15th minute goal.

However, Inter were back on level terms after the break, when captain of the side, Icardi leveled things up in the 67th minute, before giving them the lead ten minutes later, for the first time time in the game.

Matias Vecino made sure Spalletti enjoyed a sweet revenge when he made it 3-1 with three minutes to go, to seal a sweet victory for the Nerazzuris, their second win in as many games.

It was Inter’s first away win over Roma since 2008, and what a way to do it.

Elsewhere, defending champions, Juventus came from behind to beat Genoa 2-4 thanks to Paulo Dybala’s first hattrick for the Old Lady.

Juve started poorly, as a Miralem Pjanic owngoal gave the home side a 1-0 lead just a minute into the match.

Things went from bad to worse when Genoa doubled their lead in the 7th minute through Andrej Galabinov, who converted from the spot kick after a decision that was spotted by the Video Assistant Referee, VAR.

Juventus needed a life line and that’s what they got in the 14th minute, as Dybala pulled one back for them.

Just before the break, Dybala grabbed his and Juve’s second of the match, as the first half ended 2-2.

Juve took the lead, just after the break when Juan Cuadrado’s left footed effort found the left corner of the Genoa net, as Juventus went in front for the first time in the match.

Like they ended the first half, Juventus scored a fourth, and it was that man again, Dybala, who completed his hattrick in added time to hand Juve a 2-4 win, to maintain a perfect start to their quest for a seventh successive title.

In the other match played on Saturday, at the Ciro Vigorito, visitors Bologna left with all three points as Godfred Donsah’s 55th minute goal gave them a 1-0 win against Serie A new comers, Benevento.

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