Conte blames bad luck rather than Inter defence for Milan defeat – Soccer News

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Inter boss Antonio Conte mentioned unhealthy luck was extra in charge than his facet’s defending for his or her 2-1 derby defeat to Milan on Saturday.

Two objectives from Zlatan Ibrahimovic secured victory for the Serie A leaders, with Romelu Lukaku’s effort proving to be mere comfort.

Inter created loads of possibilities all through, with Lukaku spurning two good openings and seeing VAR intervene with an offside name after he had initially received a penalty.

Achraf Hakimi additionally turned a header huge with the purpose at his mercy as Inter managed only one shot heading in the right direction within the second half.

“We’re sorry to have misplaced a well-played recreation on our half. They have been good and I feel additionally a little bit fortunate,” Conte advised Sky Sport Italia.

“We create plenty of possibilities to attain objectives in each recreation. We’ve got to turn into extra cynical to reap the benefits of them. However on the identical time, I’ve nothing in charge the boys for. They fought to the top to equalise. We weren’t very fortunate.”

Ibrahimovic’s first got here from a rebound after Samir Handanovic had saved his penalty, the veteran striker having been introduced down within the field by Aleksandar Kolarov.

Kolarov, taking part in on the left of the again three, was nowhere to be seen when Ibrahimovic scored his second three minutes later on the finish of a swift counter-attack.

Conte, although, insists such a place is “the very best function” for the 34-year-old, saying: “He performed it for the nationwide crew and for Roma. For his second in his profession, it’s the appropriate place.”

When requested if Inter have been incorrect to permit the skilled centre-back Diego Godin to depart after final season, Conte replied: “Each resolution was evaluated by the membership and it’s less than me.

“What I need to do is to attempt to get the very best out of the gamers I’m given, and I feel that’s one thing I do very nicely. If you wish to discuss different issues, you’ll be able to ask different individuals about them.”

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