Inter Milan reached the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup. Nerazzurri head coach, Antonio Conte is expecting a match with Juventus.
Inter Milan defeated Fiorentina in the eighth-final of the Italian Cup and advanced to the next stage of the championship. In Florence, in the match at “Artemio Franchi”, it became necessary to schedule additional halves to reveal the winner. Arturo Vidal (40’ pen.) And Christian Kouame (58’) scored goals in the main period, and in addition, Lukaku (119’) scored the winning goal.
After a 120-minute confrontation, Inter head coach Antonio Conte evaluated his team’s game and talked about the importance of winning.
“The players did a great job. They kept up the pace for the whole 120 minutes. Also, they showed themselves well to players who had rarely played before. They showed that Inter are in their hearts and ready to fight.
I received only positive answers in this match. I wanted to give a chance to some players to rest for the game against Juventus, but I still had to bring out the strongest team.
Every win brings a spark of energy, though the nerves are also sacrificed. It was important for us to get to the next stage of the tournament. Now we have to rest for the game against Juventus, which will show what level we are at. “We will choose the right way to prepare for the match, and the result shown at the Italian Cup will give us strength,” Conte said.
Inter Milan will face AC Milan in the თ final of the Italian Cup on January 27, before which they will have to play their next match in Serie A on January 17 against Juventus in Turin. Antonio Conte’s team has 37 points in 17 matches in the championship and is only behind Milan (40) in the tournament table. Juventus, who have less in the game, are fourth with 33 points.