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Inter Milan Secures 1-0 Victory Against Atlético Madrid in UEFA Champions League Last-16 Tie

In a thrilling match between Inter Milan and Atlético Madrid, Marko Arnautovic’s goal gave Inter a narrow lead against Diego Simeone’s side in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last-16 tie. The match was filled with intense moments and impressive performances from both teams, but it was Inter Milan who emerged victorious with a 1-0 win.

Post-Match Opta Facts

– Inter Milan has won seven of their last nine UEFA Champions League games on home soil, showcasing their dominance in front of their home crowd.
– Atlético Madrid has lost each of their last two knockout clashes with Italian sides in European competition, highlighting their struggles against Italian opponents.
– Inter is the first Serie A side to win each of their first nine games of a calendar year in all competitions since Juventus in 2016, showcasing their exceptional form.
– Atlético Madrid failed to direct a single shot on target in a Champions League game for the first time since their quarter-final first leg clash with Manchester City in April 2022, indicating their offensive struggles.
– Internazionale mustered 19 shots in the game, their biggest haul in a Champions League knockout match since April 2011, against Schalke.
– Inter sub, Marko Arnautovic, scored his fourth Champions League goal overall and just his second at home, proving to be a valuable asset for the team.
– Belgian veteran, Axel Witsel, became the oldest player to start a Champions League knockout match for Atlético Madrid at 35 years and 39 days.
– Antoine Griezmann made his 92nd Champions League appearance, drawing level with Raphael Varane, showcasing his experience and skill on the field.

Timeline and Stats

The match between Inter Milan and Atlético Madrid was filled with excitement and drama, with both teams giving their all to secure a victory. The Opta match centre provides detailed team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard, and more, allowing fans to analyze the game in-depth and relive the key moments.

Overall, Inter Milan’s 1-0 victory against Atlético Madrid was a testament to their skill and determination on the field. The match showcased the best of European football and set the stage for an exciting second leg between these two powerhouse teams. Stay tuned for more updates and analysis from Opta Analyst to keep up with all the latest football action.

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