Vito Doria Date: 27th August 2018 at 3:46pm
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Although they have not registered a victory in Serie A yet in 2018/19, Inter had a worse start 35 years ago when they lost their opening two league fixtures.

The Nerazzurri have only collected a point so far this season after suffering a 1-0 defeat away to Sassuolo in the opening round and then throwing away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at home to Torino on Sunday evening, which was the same points tally achieved under Frank De Boer in first two rounds of the 2016-17 season.

La Gazzetta dello Sport have pointed out, though, that the poor start this season under Luciano Spalletti and the one under De Boer pale in comparison to the way Inter commenced the 1983/84 under experienced tactician Luigi Radice.

Despite a squad consisting of great players like Alessandro Altobelli, Walter Zenga, Fulvio Collovati, and Giuseppe Bergomi, the Biscione lost their opening fixtures to Sampdoria and Lazio, scoring just once and conceding five goals in the process.

Eventually, Inter did shrug off their poor start and finished fourth on the table. They qualified for the UEFA Cup and reached the semi-finals in the 1984/85 edition, losing to eventual winners Real Madrid.