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Roma 0-4 Inter: Nerazzurri Thump-Job at Stadio Olimpico, So Much for Francesco Totti… (Serie A Matchday 7)

Monday, October 20th, 2008

His last match in the starting eleven had been over six months ago, but one has to seriously wonder if even a Totti at 200% capacity would been able to stop the Inter tsunami crashing over Roma on Sunday. Conceding four goals in your home stadium is already tough enough to swallow, but if that happens against those who in the past three years have constantly thrashed your Scudetto hopes, that’s when the taste gets really sour. Seriously, I can’t think of anything worse that could have happened to the Giallorossi this week… Losing to Lazio maybe?

Inter did not only beat Roma tonight, they destroyed them. Atomized them to tiny little pieces. So big was the difference in playing level in fact, that the Nerazzurri litterally dominated every aspect of the match and every zone of the field. As much as Roberto Mancini’s Inter often relied on bits of individual skill to get the job done, Mourinho’s touch on the team has impressed a distinctively-marked tactical superiority: the defensive, midfield, and forward sections are compact within one another, and ready to face almost any situation presented to them.