Inter Milan, Conte “It was an excellent response from all the guys”
15 January 2020
EUROPE- Antonio Conte praised his charges at the end of Inter-Cagliari 4-1, in the round of 16 of the Italian Cup stating “It was an excellent response from all the guys” after losing grip of top of Serie A.
Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring with Borja Valero adding from close range and the Belgium striker added the third with Andrea Ranocchia heading hoe Cristiano Biraghi corner after Christian Oliva consolation.
” It was an excellent response from all the guys – said Conte on Rai
“Some have not played for some time, Barella himself was coming from an injury and today was the first game he had played since the beginning. I’m happy because there were positive benefits from guys like Dimarco, the same for Lazaro played well and Borja Valero has confirmed an element that is doing very well . “
” I am also happy for Sanchez: it is inevitable that it will take a little longer to see the real Sanchez but he is recovering and is making himself available again and this is very important for us “.
” From the beginning a good feeling was established with the boys, they bought into my idea of football. There is room for improvement, especially in the cruical phase. Sometimes we happen to get down and become a little passive. I explain to the boys to stay active even in our midfield. But we are working on it and the thing that fills me with satisfaction is the fact that they bought the idea of the two strikers with midfielders who fit in “