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Spalletti Hits Out At Physical Milan

Luciano Spalletti said three Inter players asked to be substituted at half-time as he criticised AC Milan’s physical approach after star midfielder Radja Nainggolan was injured. Inter claimed a last-gasp 1-0 Serie A victory over Milan thanks to Mauro Icardi’s 92nd-minute header at San Siro but Sunday’s derby success appears to have come at a [...]

Spalletti Rallies Players Ahead Of Milan Derby

Manager Luciano Spalletti has challenged his players to prove they are “crazy about Inter” by winning the Milan derby at San Siro on Sunday. Inter are four points ahead of AC Milan and have not lost any of their previous four Serie A meetings with their city rivals, though last October’s 3-2 victory remains their [...]

Spalletti Looking Forward To Milan Derby

Luciano Spalletti said Inter must “give our absolute all” to beat city rivals Milan and build on their Champions League confidence. The Nerazzurri have won their last six competitive games and on the return from international duty will face arch rivals Milan. “We are in a positive moment, in good shape and playing good football,” [...]

Luciano Spalletti was glad Inter suffered under pressure and fought back after beating SPAL 2-1. “That reaction is something we didn’t used to have.” It was a very hard-fought win, as SPAL poured forward throughout the second half, forced some tough saves and missed a penalty through Mirco Antenucci. Mauro Icardi scored both Inter goals, [...]

Spalletti Hails Icardi Performance

Luciano Spalletti praised Mauro Icardi as the “perfect striker” after the Inter captain doubled his Champions League tally in the 2-1 win against PSV. Icardi, instigator of the dramatic late victory against Tottenham a fortnight ago, capped another stirring Nerazzurri fightback with the 60th-minute winner at Philips Stadium on Wednesday. The Argentina international earlier played [...]

Spalletti On PSV Tie

Luciano Spalletti warns PSV Eindhoven “have the same character” as their Coach Mark van Bommel, but Inter won’t be content with a draw. “PSV have a lot of qualities and are very strong physically. They have individual talents who can impact the game at any moment, because they interpret football the same way as their [...]

A smiling Luciano Spalletti praised his players as Inter beat Cagliari 2-0 at the San Siro, and underlined the fact he wants the club to return to the level of the glory days. The Nerazzurri coach also pointed out the great performances of the squad players and the impact of Lautaro Martinez. “We deserved the [...]

Spalletti: We Are Not Yet On Track

Luciano Spalletti believes Inter can consider themselves ‘back on track’ with victory over Cagliari on Saturday. “It’s a week that can put us back on track and in touch with the top of the table,” the Coach said at a Press conference. “We’re growing, if we do well now, we’ll really see how far we [...]

Spalletti: We Deserved All Three Points

Luciano Spalletti insisted Fiorentina “put in a fine performance, but Inter deserved the victory and it was a clear penalty.” Mauro Icardi converted a penalty on the stroke of half-time for a glanced Vitor Hugo handball, then Federico Chiesa’s deflected strike went in off Milan Skriniar. Just as the Viola were pouring forward, Inter scored [...]

Spalletti: “We have To Raise Our Level”

Inter manager Luciano Spalletti spoke to Inter TV post-match after Marcelo Brozovic’s late heroics secured Inter a 1-0 win against Sampdoria at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa. “We worked hard and insisted on winning this game. We dug deep and found what we needed to. We have thrown away too many points already this [...]