Antonio Conte completes a century of wins in the Serie A
Inter beat Napoli 3-1 at the San Paolo on Monday, which helped Conte his 100th victory as a coach in Serie A.
The Inter boss reached this milestone thanks to Romelu Lukaku's first-half brace and Lautaro Martinez's goal after the break.
The Nerazzurri claimed their first league triumph at the Stadio San Paolo since October 1997. Conte also became the quickest to reach triple figures for wins among the coaches who made their Serie A managerial debut from 1994-95 onwards.
Conte's first win in the division was a 3-1 success at Udinese during when he was managing Atalanta in the 2009-10 season.
Since then Conte has barely stopped succeeding. He also had a great spell with the Old Lady with the likes of Paul Pogba and Paulo Dybala, who earned a lot of fame under him.
When he finished his stint with Siena in the second tier, Juventus appointed him as manager in 2011 and he led the club to three straight Scudetti. The 2011-12 season saw his Juventus side romp to the Serie A title, going undefeated in the league.
The 50-year-old Italian joined Chelsea and won the Premier League with them. Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Pedro and Willian were some of the players of the squad who put in very vital performances for the club.
The Italian, when a part of the Premier League also made headlines because of a rift with the Jose Mourinho and Chelsea vs Manchester United games became more entertaining.
After issues arose within the Chelsea group, he parted ways with the Blues and joined Internazionale.
Conte had a plan in mind, he also had certain targets which he wanted at any cost. Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku was one of them.
He was also able to bring in an out-of-sorts Alexis Sanchez on a loan deal to San Siro. Sanchez openly said that he is "falling in love with football" again.
Lukaku has transformed himself completely under the Italian and has shown massive growth in his performances, his commitment and is enjoying his partnership with Lautaro Martinez too.
Inter's victory over Napoli was their 14th of the season and put them on the top of Serie A table above Juventus because of a better goal difference.
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