Date: 21st September 2021 at 11:04pm
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put a poor first half behind them to secure a 3-1 win over at the in Serie A on Tuesday.

Trailing to a Riccardo Sottil goal, the champions hit back with goals from Matteo Darmian and Edin Dzeko to go ahead.

was sent off for dissent late on for Fiorentina, before extended Inter’s lead at the death to send Simone Inzaghi’s side top.

Player ratings:

Handanovic 7; Skriniar 6, De Vrij 6.5, Bastoni 6; Darmian 6.5 (’65 6), Barella 7 (’70 Vecino 6.5), Brozovic 6.5, Calhanoglu 6 (’83’ Gagliardini 6.5), Perisic 7; 6 (’83 Dimarco N/A), Dzeko 7.5 (’70 Sanchez 6)

Player of the match: Edin Dzeko

The Bosnia international has set about filling the void left by and was at his physical best tonight, holding the ball up well and powering ahead with a strong header from a corner. The ex- striker is becoming an important focal point for the team and is growing in form.