INTER in Moscow came to the first points in the Champions League victory against CSKA 3:2. On the bench of Italian team made his debut a new coach Claudio Ranieri.
This summer’s Argentinean reinforcements from Lazio, a 24-year-old striker Mauro Zarate, brought the Milanese winning goal for the final 3:2 at 78 minute, a minute after the Brazilian in domestic team Wagner Love equalized to 2:2.
Inter had the otherwise 2-0 lead at halftime thanks to goals of Lucio and the Giampaolo Pazzini, who was replaced by Zarate in 49th minute, just two minutes after striker Alan Dzagoyev reduce score to 2-1 from lovely freekick.
Following the initial five failures (four defeats and a tie) at the beginning of the season, which cost a now ex coach Gian Piero Gasperinija a job at Inter just after three months the European champions from 2010 manage to get two win in a row.
CSKA: Gabulov – Nababkin, Berezutsky, Ignashevich, Berezutsky – Aldonjin, Mamaev – Sekou, Dzagoyev, Doumbia – Vagner Love
Inter: Julio Cesar – Chivu, Lucio, Samuel, Nagatomo – Obi, Zanetti, Cambiasso, Alvarez – Pazzini, Milito
Champions League, 2nd round, group B:
CSKA – Inter 2:3 (Dzagoyev 47, Wagner Love 77 / Lucio 6, Pazzini 23, Zarate 78)
0-1 Lucio 6′
0-2 Giampaolo Pazzini 23′
1-2 Alan Dzagoev 45′
2-2 Wagner Love 76′
2-3 Mauro Zarate 77′