Analyzing Antonio Conte’s Inter and Their First Part of the Season

As the international break continues to unfold and Serie A teams have now 12 games on their back, it’s time to draw some initial conclusions. Juventus may still be lying at the top of the table, but new coach Antonio Conte is doing an extraordinary job at Inter, as proved by the fact that all those who preceded him since 1998 collected less points in the first 12 league rounds.

Adriano, The Emperor’s Short-Lived Reign

Adriano Leite Ribeiro’s meteoric rise coincided with a grand epoch in Italian football. He was already on his way to featuring on the cover of video games in 2003, as the Champions League hosted an all-Italian final. Transfer records were being broken and the world’s hottest footballing prospects had their eye on eventually reaching the pinnacle of calcio.

Sarri’s Risk Pays Off: Juve Edge Out Inter to Catch Derby d’Italia

Juventus won the Derby d’Italia, and what a strong statement they made. The Bianconeri are once again the number one pretender to the title as they raided San Siro to regain the solitary lead of the Serie A league table. It was mostly a victory of Maurizio Sarri, who started with Paulo Dybala and finished with Gonzalo Higuain. Both strikers made it to the scorecard.

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