"There's a new line in the history of the club, then we move on," said Spalletti of the points record. "We have to keep going through this tunnel until June before we see the light. "If we hadn't won this match, and Roma had played their (postponed) match against Sampdoria and won, we'd be out of the Champions League places. "All teams are in there fighting, I'm thinking of teams like Milan who will come back and Lazio who have the quality to stay up there. Everything can change in one moment." Spanish midfielder Borja Valero opened his account for Inter after 36 minutes as he turned in an Antonio Candreva cross with Ivan Perisic scoring the second from the edge of the area midway through the second half.
29 points from 11 games - the best start in Inter Milan history! pic.twitter.com/UlgOKRDUGG— Goal UK (@GoalUK) October 30, 2017
Substitute Giampaolo Pazzini had pulled Verona level on 59 minutes with a penalty after the intervention of the video assistant referee. Spalletti praised inspirational captain Mauro Icardi despite his failure to find the net.
100% home league records in Europe's top 5 leagues this season:— Squawka Football (@Squawka) October 29, 2017