Inter-Viktoria Plzen, Simone Inzaghi’s announcement arrives
“If he confirms the training of the past few days, he will be summoned.”
Like a final. Simone Inzaghi was more than clear in the press conference held on the eve of Inter-Viktoria Plzen, the Champions League match that could give his team qualification to the round of 16 a round in advance. A goal that was perhaps unhoped for before the doubleheader with Barcelona, but after which – by virtue of the four points won by the Nerazzurri – is now more than within the reach of the Milanese club.
“The match against Viktoria will be a final. We are in the same condition as last year but with a much more difficult round. We know that we need qualification in San Siro because in Munich it would be very complicated,” the coach began. “For a team like ours, with the defenders we have and with the non-possession phase that we also showed last year, we need to grow. The defensive phase is about the whole team,” he continued.
There was no shortage of questions about the condition of Romelu Lukaku, who is chomping at the bit to finally be available again after practically two months of absence: “If Romelu confirms the training of the last few days, he will be summoned. He is working with enthusiasm and desire. He misses today’s session but he is clearly on the upswing and is very important for us. In this period at the offensive level we have always done well, although his was a serious loss for two months. However, in this period at the offensive level we have always done well, but with him on the field we hope to do it further,” he concluded.