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Five talking points from Inter Milan 0-0 AS Roma

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Injury-stricken Roma survive

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Edin Dzeko (flu) and Pau Lopez (muscular) joined Justin Kluivert, Javier Pastore, Federico Fazio, Davide Zappacosta and Bryan Cristante on the sidelines.

It was a huge blow for Paulo Fonseca’s side, with Cagliari just breathing down their necks for their final Champions League spot. 

The Portuguese coach tried to make the best out of a bad situation by starting Nicolo Zaniolo as a false nine. Overall, the former Inter youth player had a decent outing and troubled the Inter defence.

Although Zaniolo never really had a serious crack on goal.