Romelu Lukaku equals Ronaldo’s goalscoring record to continue fine Inter Milan form

Lukaku scored twice as Antonio Conte’s side came from a goal down to beat Bologna

Harry Latham-Coyle
Sunday 03 November 2019 12:25
Romelu Lukaku's stunning strike vs Brescia

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Inter Milan came from behind to beat Bologna 2-1.

The Belgian striker became the first player to score nine or more goals in their first eleven Serie A games for Inter since Ronaldo in the 1997/98 season.

Lukaku converted a penalty in stoppage-time as Inter moved back to the top of the table, albeit briefly as Juventus won the Derby della Mole against Torino.

Inter are the only side in Europe’s big-five leagues to have won every game thay have played away from home so far this season.

Antonio Conte named a young Inter side for the trip to Bologna.

The Italian giants trailed 15 minutes from time, but Lukaku scrambled the ball home from a conrner to level.

And when strike partner Lautaro Martinez won a penalty in time added on, the former Manchester United man stepped up to slot home from 12 yards and secure a ninth win in eleven games.

Lukaku has begun the season in fine fettle after struggling for form and fitness at Old Trafford last year.

Ronaldo was named Serie A Footballer of the Year in 1998 and finished the season in question with 25 league goals.

Inter Milan visit Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday.

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