Alexis Sanchez finally scored his first goal in the Champions League since joining the top Italian side Inter Milan. It was the Chilian’s first goal Uefa Champions League since 2017 as Inter Milan beat Sheriff Tiraspol to go second in Group D.
Alexis Sanchez Scores as Inter Beat Sheriff
The former Arsenal and Manchester United striker scored just 30 seconds after coming off the bench for his side’s third. Marcelo Brozovic drove into the corner just after the break for Inter’s first before Milan Skriniar made it 2-0 after a scramble in the box. Sanchez’s last goal in the Champions League was in February 2017, the consolation goal for Arsenal in their 5-1 loss to top German side Bayern Munich.
Adama Traore headed in a consolation for Sheriff after Sanchez’s goal. Real Madrid occupies the top place position after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 earlier the same day. The Spanish side is currently topping the group with nine points, with Inter second on seven.