Roma 0-3 Inter Milan: Jose Mourinho suffers humiliating defeat against his former club as Serie A champions close the gap to top spot
- Inter Milan scored three first half goals as they hammered Roma on Saturday
- Serie A champions moved up to second in the table, one point behind AC Milan
- Napoli could reclaim top spot if they beat Atalanta on Saturday night
- Roma remained fifth and are six points off a Champions League place
Inter Milan closed the gap to the top of Serie A to one point with a resounding 3-0 win over Roma on Saturday, which piled further pressure on Jose Mourinho.
Hakan Calhanoglu, Edin Dzeko and Denzel Dumfries scored within 24 first half minutes as Simone Inzaghi’s men secured a fourth consecutive league win and a third clean sheet on the trot.
The win leaves the defending Serie A champions one point adrift of bitter rivals AC Milan, who went top of the league after beating Salernitana 2-0 earlier on Saturday.
Inter Milan scored three first half goals as they trounced Roma 3-0 at the Stadio Olimpico
For Roma, meanwhile, the defeat was another setback following a 1-0 loss at Bologna on Wednesday, which left Mourinho fuming at the officials.
The Giallorossi remained fifth in Serie A, six points adrift of fourth-placed Atalanta who could move within four points of the league leaders with a win in Naples on Saturday night.
Napoli, meanwhile, can reclaim top spot with a win over Gian Piero Gasperini’s team.