Inter Milan crowned Serie A champions for the first time in 11 YEARS

Inter Milan are crowned Serie A champions for the first time in 11 YEARS as Atalanta are held to a draw away at Saussuolo

  • Inter Milan have officially won the Serie A title for the first time in over a decade 
  • Conte’s side beat Crotone on Saturday to take them a step closer to the trophy 
  • However, it was Atalanta’s 1-1 draw with Saussuolo on Sunday that saw them win  

Inter Milan clinched their first Serie A title in 11 years on Sunday after Sassuolo drew 1-1 with second-placed Atalanta to assure Antonio Conte’s side of the league crown.

Inter are 13 points clear in first place with four games remaining, and their triumph ends a run of nine consecutive title wins for Juventus.

This year’s league success marks their 19th Serie A crown and is their first since winning the Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League Treble in 2009-2010 under Jose Mourinho.   

Inter Milan have officially won the Serie A title for the first time in over a decade

Antonio Conte’s side beat Crotone on Saturday to take them a step closer to the trophy

Conte’s side beat Crotone on Saturday to allow them to grasp the trophy with one hand. 

It was Christian Eriksen and Achraf Hakimi’s second-half goals against Crotone that saw them close in on the title. 

However, it was Atalanta’s draw that ensured it was mathematically impossible for any of the chasing pack to catch them.

Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini saw red after 22 minutes, but the Bergamo club went in front 10 minutes later through a Robin Gosens strike.  

However, it was Atalanta’s 1-1 draw with Saussuolo on Sunday that saw them win (above)

As a result, Inter Milan are now 13 points clear in first place with four games remaining

Sassuolo equalised early in the second half through a Domenico Berardi penalty, but the hosts were then also reduced to 10 men when Marlon earned a second yellow and conceded a penalty.

However, Luis Murielâs spot kick was saved by Andrea Consigli.

Inter have therefore overtaken AC Milan, who have 18 Serie A titles, to become the second-most successful club in league history behind Juventus, with 36 league wins.   

Inter have also led the league standings for the last 13 rounds since beating Lazio 3-1 on February 14, improving on a runners-up finish in Conte’s debut season in 2019-2020. 

Additionally, Inter will be thrilled to pick up the trophy, having finished one point behind Juventus last year and having also lost the Europa League final in 2020. 

As for Conte, the result represents another title triumph – having previously led Juventus to three consecutive Serie A titles between 2012 and 2014.   




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