Former Manchester United teammates Ashley Young and Romelu Lukaku together led Inter Milan on Wednesday to a 2-1 win over Sassuolo in Serie A, which keeps Antonio Conte’s team lead at the top of the table.
Lukaku headed Young’s cross to give Inter the lead with just 10 minutes on the clock, and Lautaro Martinez finished the counter immediately after the clock to put the hosts under control.
Hamed Junior Traore snatched the late consolation for Sassuolo, but Inter saw their 10th straight victory in a row and took a step closer to sealing the Italian crown.
The Juventus title defender was also the winner of the night, beating Napoli 2-1, targeting Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala before Lorenzo Insigne scored a late penalty.
These results leave Inter with an 11-point advantage over second-placed Milan and 12 points ahead of Juventus, with nine games.
In Spain, Real Sociedad climbed to fifth place with a 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao.
In the rematch for the Ray Cup final last weekend in 2020, Athletic Bilbao thought they had won it when Asier Villalibre scored five minutes of play, but their Basque rivals equalized when guest goalkeeper Unai Simon misread Robert Lopez’s cross as he flew in. on his distant post.