Inter Milan 1-2 Juventus: Higuain seals the derby for Sarri

Serie A By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 06/10/2019

Gonzalo Higuain came from the bench to score Juventus winning goal of the derby as the Old Lady snatched a 2-1 win over Inter Milan at the San Siro on Sunday evening in the Serie A.

It took no long before Juventus broke into Inter Milan defence to score the opener in the fourth minute of the encounter through Paulo Dybala.

The Argentine forward connected well from a great ball from Miralem Pjanic to give the away team the lead.

Inter Milan equalised from the penalty spot after Matthijs de Ligt's handed the ball in the penalty box and Lautaro Martinez made no mistake from the spot.

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte was forced to make an early substitute as he withdrew Stefano Sensini for Matias Vecino in the 30th minute.

The first half ended in a stalemate. 

Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri opted for a double substitution in the 62nd minute as Sami Khedira and Bernardeschi were changed for Bentacur and Higuain respectively.

Dybala was also withdrawn for Emre Can in the 71st minute of the clash. 

Juventus restored the lead after Bentacur released Higuain to score the second goal for Juventus with just 10 minutes left, the Argentine striker fired Juventus to the top of Serie A.