Conte not disappointed in 3 points loss from AS Roma
The draw against AS Roma was disappointing, but Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte did not necessarily sink into disappointment. According to him, the performance of the players in the match was quite satisfying.
The Nerazzurri travel to the Stadio Olimpico to play the 34th Italian Serie A Giornata on Monday (7/20). It is predicted that given the opposing team is not in a positive period, Inter just pocketed one point due to a 2-2 draw.
In fact, the host AS Roma first scored goals through Leonardo Spinazzola and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Fortunately, Inter Milan were able to avoid defeat by replacing two goals, each by Stefan de Vrij and Romelu Lukaku.
This draw will only bear one point for Antonio Conte’s men, thus they remain ranked 2nd in the standings. That is, Inter have confirmed a place in the European Champions League next season.
However, this draw is still disappointing, especially the fact that Inter Milan are in good form. However, coach Antonio Conte did not necessarily blame the performance of his players, because according to him, Lukaku cs had performed well throughout the match.
“The team performed well. Besides being ranked second in the league table, we have also qualified to compete in the Champions League: we have 14 more points than competitors who have the same target as us this season,”
“I cannot criticize the players, we produced a slick game against a team that performed great in the early hours of the morning. I can only thank the team.” Conte said on the club’s official website.
Although satisfied, Conte emphasized that his direction squad still needed to improve and improve several aspects. For this reason, the former Juventus coach hopes the players can continue to work hard.
“We need to work harder and develop further in order to be able to handle the pressure, maximize our experience in the right way,” he said
In second place, Inter Milan are five points adrift of top leaders while Juventus, who have not yet played the 34th Giornata.