Bizarre own goal steals show as Inter Milan beat Chelsea

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The Montenegrin teed up Ivan Perisic to drill home Inter's second from a narrow angle, but Chelsea, which started club-record signing Alvaro Morata on the left of a front three, was given a lifeline when Kondogbia somehow lobbed goalkeeper Daniele Padelli with a wild back-pass from 45 yards.

Moses who was in the starting 11 was substituted in the 89th minute while Nigerian-born England 2017 U-20 FIFA World Cup victor, Fikayo Tomori, came on late in the game.

Inter opened the scoring on the stroke of half-time as defender Cesar Azpilicueta appeared to make an excellent tackle on Stevan Jovetic in the box, but the referee bizarrely pointed to the penalty-spot. Courtois saved to his left, but Inter reacted fastest to the rebound as Jovetic cleaned up. There are no negotiations ongoing and we can't sell any player in that position.

In the 53rd minute, Inter went 2-0 up thanks to Manchester United target Perisic's smart angled-finish. As the contest drifted and both coaches made a raft of changes in the second half, Morata was withdrawn after 65 minutes, the Spaniard unable to really impose himself on the match and still looking short of fitness.

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Inter's pre-season friendly against Chelsea on Saturday morning produced a moment of sheer magic - but it's one that midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia will want to forget in a hurry. Chelsea were revived by the shock reprieve and launched wave after wave of attack in the closing minutes.

As for the game against Chelsea, Spalletti said: "We must have more personality when we have the ball possession".

Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti has dismissed rumours linking Italy winger Antonio Candreva with a move to Chelsea. If the training sessions are done with quality and effort, then I am confident going into every game. "I try to transfer all my passion into my work".

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