Dynamic Pair Lautaro Martinez, Marcus Thuram Leading Inter Milan’s Champions League Charge

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Inter Milan’s attack in the Champions League Group D match against Salzburg is being spearheaded by the formidable partnership of Lautaro Martinez and Marcus Thuram. The duo, who have already netted 16 goals this season, have outshined former fan-favorite Romelu Lukaku and have positioned Inter as one of the frontrunners for the Serie A title. Despite the departure of key players in both the attack and defense during the summer, Martinez and Thuram have played a pivotal role in making Inter the highest-scoring team in Serie A with 24 goals.

Both Martinez and Thuram found the back of the net in their recent 3-0 triumph over Torino, boosting Martinez’s overall goal tally to 12 in all competitions. Since the exits of Edin Dzeko and Lukaku, Martinez has become the primary focal point of Inter’s attack. He currently holds a five-goal lead over his nearest competitor, Victor Osimhen, in the Serie A top scorers’ chart.

Thuram showered praise on Martinez, hailing him as one of the finest strikers in the world and highlighting that playing alongside him facilitates everything. Thuram, who rejoined Italy from Borussia Moenchengladbach, has also made a significant impact at Inter. Despite only finding the back of the net four times, he has contributed five assists, three of which were for Martinez.

Inter, with four points in Group D, is on par with leaders Real Sociedad, with Martinez and Thuram playing pivotal roles in Inter’s first two matches. Martinez secured a draw in the opener against Sociedad, whereas Thuram clinched victory with a decisive goal against Benfica.

With a one-point advantage over Salzburg and Sociedad facing the bottom-placed Benfica, Inter has a splendid opportunity to establish a comfortable lead in the group and enhance their prospects of advancing to the knockout stages.

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