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Inter Milan dressing room party to end 10-year absence from Champions League last 16

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MILAN – The atmosphere in the Inter Milan dressing room looks happy at the moment. Why not, after 10 years of absence in the last 16 of the Champions League, this season Nerazzurri under the tutelage of Simone Inzaghi managed to step into the knockout stage.

Noted, last appearance Nerazzurri in the last 16 of the Champions League was in the 2011-2012 season. At that time, Inter Milan were eliminated after losing on away goals to Olympique Marseille (2-2).

Commenting on this, Inzaghi said qualifying for the round of 16 was an extraordinary achievement. Moreover, he managed to keep his promise to management to bring Inter Milan through to the last 16 of the Champions League.

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“If we reach the next round, it will be a great achievement. It was one of the things I talked to management about when I signed my contract (as coach),” said Inzaghi, quoted from Inter Milan’s official website, Thursday (25/11). /2021).

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Furthermore, Inzaghi also talked about the good performances of his team in the last two matches. Even so, the 45-year-old coach said his team should not be complacent, and must focus on the next match.

“We produced another great performance today almost two days after our previous game (against Napoli), which drained us mentally and physically. We are in good form at the moment but there are still many games to play and a lot of danger,” said Inzaghi. .

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“We have won two key games but we have to keep going now and we have a lot of work to do,” he added.

Currently, Inter Milan is in second place in the 2021-2022 Champions League Group D standings. Furthermore, the Nerazzurri will face the leader of the standings, Real Madrid on Wednesday (12/8/2021).

(yov)

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