Dumfries: ‘Inter fought to the last moment’

Denzel Dumfries maintains Inter ‘showed a lot of character and were fighting to the last moment’ in their 2-1 win away to Lecce, while welcoming back ‘world class’ Romelu Lukaku.

Lukaku had made an immediate impact at the Stadio Via del Mare, just as he had done in August 2019 on his absolute Serie A debut, finding the net from close range within 82 seconds.

Assan Ceesay’s angled drive cancelled it out and Wladimiro Falcone performed heroics in goal, but with the last kick of the game Dumfries bundled over the line with his stomach after a

“Of course the most important thing is we took the three points. Compliments also to Lecce they defend very good, but I think we deserve the win today,” Dumfries told Sky Sport Italia.

“I think that last year we dropped too many points in this type of match, but we showed a lot of character today and deserved to win, as we were fighting to the last moment of the match.”

The return of Lukaku has already made a difference to Inter, just one year after he walked away for Chelsea.

“It’s very important that he came back. He is a world class striker, I am happy he is in the squad.”

3 Comments on “Dumfries: ‘Inter fought to the last moment’”

  1. The so called favourite, need luck to beat former serie B side…..you can bully lecce but it is obvious that Inter are not as good as people say or as they think, they like crosses over to the 18yard, expecting a miracle

  2. Ooof.
    70% possession vs 30% for Lecce
    19 shots vs 10
    9 on target vs 4
    Plus hit the post with their goalie “performing heroics”

    @kossy…get a life

  3. @kossy you can tell that from 1 game? Why aren’t you working as a TV pundit you would put the rest to shame with your vast knowledge and superb analysis.

    Kossy please tell me which team should put my life savings on to win the league this year you should have the full picture by the beginning of next week.

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