The Milan coach was unable to get the gift he wanted for his 56th birthday: “We made the wrong evening so as not to play to the best of our ability, now head to the championship”
“The episodes can determine the result, but today our opponents were better in terms of technique and how they moved on the pitch. We didn’t play for Milan.” Stefano Pioli can only be embittered, after his Milan’s third defeat in as many Champions League matches. And after the match he clearly analyzes, with his usual sportiness, the defeat against Porto: “The team was balanced but the performance was not the best – he says to Mediaset’s microphones -. At these levels, if you don’t read the game well, go to Great difficulty. The absences? They don’t count, we could have had some more solutions in the substitutions, but we must also give credit to the opponents “.
Bad way to celebrate tomorrow’s birthday, the 56th. Pioli shakes his head, visibly disappointed: “We made the wrong evening for not playing to the best of our ability – he continues -. I don’t want to think about the referee, I prefer not to answer. I have to think about coaching the team well and understanding what went wrong. tonight. I have other things to focus on. Ibrahimovic says we are still in the running for qualification? Right, but doing it will be much more difficult than saying. Now let’s dive back into the championship, where we are doing well. Bologna, Turin, Rome. We will think about the Champions League then”.
October 19, 2021 (change October 19, 2021 | 23:41)
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