INTER MILAN misplaced their Serie A unbeaten standing after a shock Three-1 dwelling defeat by Udinese on Saturday that put their place on the high of the league below risk.
Inter keep quickly high on 40 factors after their first lack of the season.
The defeat got here due to a Rodrigo De Paul penalty and Antonin Barak tap-in, including to Kevin Lasagna’s opener after Mauro Icardi had equalised for the hosts.
However they are often overtaken by Napoli, who’re one level behind in second, in the event that they win at Torino afterward Saturday.
The loss for Luciano Spalletti’s aspect additionally provides third-placed Juventus, themselves simply two factors again, the chance to leapfrog their outdated rivals Inter at Bologna on Sunday.
Udinese coach Massimo Oddo mentioned: “We work for a win the entire week, so if you obtain that purpose, it means you have executed properly and that you just had a little bit of luck in your aspect as properly.”
Inter appeared like they have been set to take care of their unbeaten file and momentarily prolong their lead on the high when hot-shot Icardi levelled the scores along with his 18th purpose of the season, a sensible volley simply 71 seconds after Lasagna’s 14th-minute opener.
However regardless of dominating, the hosts couldn’t discover the breakthrough, and have been punished simply after the hour mark.
Inter defender Davide Santon compounded a poor show by handballing Silvan Widmer’s cross.
After referee Maurizio Mariani consulted the video assistant referee to verify that the ball had not gone out earlier than the Udinese right-back reached the ball, he awarded the penalty which De Paul transformed to offer the away aspect the lead.
Inter continued to push and nearly levelled within the 68th minute when Milan Skriniar thumped Antonio Candreva’s cross off the bar.
However have been wounded additional when Barak completed a lightning break with 13 minutes left to sink the house aspect.
Oddo added after his aspect made it three wins in a row: “We did a lot better within the second half. Inter brought on us issues however ultimately we settled and improved significantly.
“We performed on the counter-attack so much, however that could be a clever tactic in opposition to a aspect like Inter.”