Lukaku celebrated his goal by taking a knee while raising his right fist in the air to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement
Romelu Lukaku scored his 18th league goal of the season as Inter Milan marked their return to Serie A action with a 2-1 win against Sampdoria.
Former Manchester United striker Lukaku struck from 10 yards and celebrated by taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Lautaro Martinez made it 2-0 from Lukaku’s cross but Morten Thorsby pulled one back from close range.
The win means Inter are third with 57 points, six behind leaders Juventus.
Serie A returned this week after being suspended since 9 March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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- 6de Vrij
- 87CandrevaSubstituted forMosesat 73'minutes
- 5GagliardiniBooked at 90mins
- 15YoungSubstituted forBiraghiat 73'minutes
- 24EriksenSubstituted forValeroat 78'minutesBooked at 86mins
- 10MartínezBooked at 48minsSubstituted forSánchezat 83'minutes
- 18ThorsbyBooked at 64mins
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- 91BertolacciBooked at 22minsSubstituted forAskildsenat 82'minutes
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- 11RamírezSubstituted forDepaoliat 69'minutes
- 17La GuminaSubstituted forBonazzoliat 76'minutes
- 33Rocha Lima
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Match ends, Inter Milan 2, Sampdoria 1.