Inter has a new hero as Marcus Thuram helps the Nerazzurri rout Milan 5-1 in Serie A derby

MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan has a new star player with a familiar name in Serie A as Marcus Thuram helped the Nerazzurri beat fierce rival AC Milan 5-1 in a derby match to maintain their perfect start to the season. Thuram scored a superb goal to double Inter’s lead and had a significant hand in Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s opener. It was Thuram’s second Inter goal in as many matches. He also has three assists in his four matches since joining on a free transfer. Thuram’s father Lilian played as a defender for Parma and Juventus. Inter moved two points ahead of Juventus. The Bianconeri beat Lazio 3-1 earlier. Defending champion Napoli is five points behind Inter after coming back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Genoa.

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