Simone Inzaghi, coach of Inter de Milan, assured this Tuesday that his team will play “with personality and confidence” this Tuesday’s game (9:00 p.m. / Champions League) against Real Madrid In which, with both teams already classified, the first place in Group D is at stake.
“Expectations are normal. In the first leg the team played a wonderful game and we deserved something more. Tomorrow our fans will be absent and it will be different. We are going to play this game with personality and confidence, knowing that we have already achieved something important for our club and fans, since we had not qualified for the round of 16 of the tournament for more than 10 years. Champions”, He said at a press conference.
“It is an important game. In the history of Inter the team has only won once here and we know there are going to be many difficulties, but we want to do well tomorrow ”, he added.
An Inzaghi who emphasized the good role of his team in the first leg, despite the fact that they lost with a goal from the Brazilian Rodrygo Goes in the 88th minute. “I think tomorrow’s game is very important for us. Both we and they are already classified, but the game is still important. We want to play a great game. In the first leg we played very well, although it was not enough. Tomorrow we will have to do even better and it will be a very nice game, “he commented.
An Inter Milan that arrives on a roll at the Santiago Bernabeu, since he has not lost since last October 16 and is one point behind the leader, the Milan, in Serie A after a hesitant start.
“We have played as a group. We already know each other better as a team In the last two years the team used a certain formation and now we know each other better and are doing better. But it must also be said that we have always played well, and in the first leg we showed it despite losing. This positive streak has given us a lot of confidence ”, he analyzed.
The technician did not enter to assess the loss of the French Karim Benzema, and praised the level of the Real Madrid squad: “Sometimes the coaches have to deal with these problems. In the last game he entered Jovic and scored a goal. The Real Madrid it has a lot of resources, “he declared.
Also, he talked about his absences. Regretting especially that of Argentinao Joaquín ‘Tucu’ Correa, lStriped in the left thigh flexors on Saturday in a 3-0 win over Roma.
“I am very sorry for Correa’s loss because he was improving game after game. He is a player I know very well and he was having a great moment; understanding the work of the group. It is an important loss ”, he commented.
“Lautaro he had no problems in training yesterday. Kolarov and Stefan de Vrij We are going to see if they can play tomorrow after work today ”, he added about the players who were in doubt for the match.