BAKU – (Stats provided by Football Data) Coutinho notched up his third away goal of the season this evening to make him Inter’s top scorer away from the Stadio Meazza in 2012/13. The Brazilian forward hit the net in the 3-0 win at Hajduk (Europa League) on 2 August, in the 3-0 opening day Serie A victory at Pescara and now in this 3-1 success over Neftchi (Europa League).
Joel Obi, 21, scored his first goal for club tonight. The Nigerian hadn’t previously played 51 competitive games without findinfìg the target: 37 in Serie A, 4 in the Coppa Italia, 9 in European competitions and one in the Italian Super Cup.
Marko Livaja was Inter’s third scorer against Neftchi and is the youngest of the three at 19. He was his second of the season after opening his account on 20 September in Inter’s first group game against Rubin Kazan, which ended 2-2.
Andrea Stramaccioni’s side have now won six out of six on the road in the current campaign. The last time the Nerazzurri racked up six away wins on the bounce was in the 2006/07 season.