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Inter's strike force is top five in the Serie A, but through the first two matches, their forward line seems to be doing their best Juventus impersonation. And not in the good way.
Last week against Udinese the nerazzurri were extraordinarily wasteful in front of goal, and Saturday's match was no different. Inter took 17 shots against the delfini but only put four of them on target.
Rodrigo Palacio and Fredy Guarin provided the goals, but Inter looked less than deadly in front once again.
Diego Milito was again on the bench to start the game. He did come in to replace Palacio in the 87th minute, and it seems to me that Andrea Stramaccioni might have been saving his top forward to give him a go in Inter's Coppa Italia quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday (more on that in a second).
Inter gave themselves a lifeline in the title race with today's win, but they should have won this game by a much wider margin, and if they want to seriously challenge for the title, they're going to have to improve their efficiency in front of goal.