Inter, Acerbi: «We are ready for tomorrow»
The words of Francesco Acerbi, Inter defender, in the press conference ahead of the next Champions League game
Francesco Acerbi spoke at the press conference in view of tomorrow’s challengeInter against Milan in Champions League semifinals. His words are below.
APPROACH – “We’re in the Champions League semifinals against Milan who still want to turn the result around: it’s the approach and determination that matters and we want to be ready tomorrow.”
DERBY EMOTIONS – “We are ready because tomorrow’s game is wonderful and gives you the right adrenaline for a second leg in the Champions League: we know it will be more difficult than the first leg, but we want to create something extraordinary and unthinkable”.
Anxious week – “There are many positive fears, you think of everyone, but you have to be positive and trust the group.” We encounter such a strong team like us: with great enthusiasm and attention. If we think we’re already favourites, we’re making a big mistake. This is a team that will keep their feet firmly on the ground. We want the final.
STRENGTH OF THE GROUP – “If you don’t help each other, you always lose games: it’s the group that wanted to change gears and these are the results and without that cohesion it’s difficult to win games.” It would be a grave mistake to believe that we are already in the final: focus on ourselves and we can do something important. You need balance and the right mentality.”
EUROPE AND CHAMPIONS – “The European Championship is different from the Champions League: we immediately created the group and the composure that led us to victory.” Even now we have a great group and the enthusiasm to do something good. In addition to respect for Milan ».
SALES VOLUME – “I play continuously and try to be ready regardless of turnover. Always be ready, even if the coach’s decisions are different. Always wanting to play is nice, but you also need rest and it is right to realize that everyone has to help: be ready, knowing that you are at rest and your partner is playing and doing well, that you have to be happy”.
Revenge on AC Milan – “I was stupid at that point in my life in Milan. I’m not interested in the past, but that I’ll be fine tomorrow.”