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Serie A: How goal-line clearance denied Sampdoria against Inter Milan

Lautaro Martinez

Sampdoria fought back twice to hold Inter and were only denied a winner by a goal-line clearance, in a game with two spectacular volleys and a magic Federico Dimarco free-kick.

The Nerazzurri had gone in front at Marassi with the very definition of a ‘top bins’ strike from Dimarco, which was clocked travelling at 106km/h and simply unstoppable for Emil Audero.

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Maya Yoshida drew level thanks to a lucky deflection off Edin Dzeko.

It was a battle of the volleys, Lautaro Martinez and Tommaso Augello both scoring stylistically spectacular finishes.

Mikkel Damsgaard thought he’d won it for Sampdoria, but didn’t count on a Danilo D’Ambrosio goal-line clearance.

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