Danish international midfielder Christian Eriksen was knocked off the bench to score the opening game for Inter Milan as he beat bottom-ranked Crotone 2-0 to close to their first Serie A title since 2010.
With the match reaching a standstill, Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte sent ex-Tottenham player Eriksen, and the midfielder was made by Romelu Lukaku to shoot into the net through a deflection in the 69th minute, just four minutes after his introduction. Moroccan full back Achraf Hakimi added again late in a counter-attack in stoppage time to clinch victory and rule Crotone’s fate after the club was officially relegated from the Italian Serie A.
Inter Milan’s title will be confirmed as Serie A champion if Atalanta fails to defeat Sassuolo on Sunday. If Atalanta defeats Sassuolo, Inter need only one point to be mathematically crowned champion of Italy, ending Juventus’ 9-year reign.
Nigerian striker Simy Nwankwo who stated during the week that he was not desperate to call up Super Eagles after Nigeria coach Gernkt Rohr stated that his reservations about Simy FC would definitely be subject to transfer inquiries due to his impressive scoring record this season after Crotone. Officially to the second division