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Conte thinks it is ridiculous to talk about Real absentees

Tue 24 November 2020 | 15:37

Inter boss believes that Real Madrid's numerous absentees will have no effect on tomorrow's game and that Real is strong under any circumstances.


will host

Real Madrid

in the fourth week of the

Champions League

tomorrow at the San Siro. The first match between the two teams took place three weeks ago and Real won


. Real took the lead with two goals at first, but Inter managed to equalize the game, until


's 82nd-minute goal put Real ahead.

Inter did not have

Romelu Lukaku

in the first leg, but he has no problem for tomorrow's match. On the Real front, however, the most important absentees are

Sergio Ramos

and, of course,

Karim Benzema


Luka Jovic, Odriozola, Militao


Federico Valverde

are Real's other absentees.

Inter boss Antonio Conte told the reporters in the pre-game press conference:

"No I don't think they can cry from this point of view. We are talking about an important and complete squad, where they have many good players from Real Madrid.

"The fact that the press talks about absences makes me smile a little, that's it.

"It certainly represents a final for us. Also because, after the defeat in the first game against Real Madrid and the two previous draws, we don't have much of a way out.

"We know that a difficult match awaits us, against Real Madrid all of us know what kind of team it is.

"We will have to play a great game. There is an important result to be achieved. We have to pay great attention, with humility and concentration we must try to win the game.”

"The most important thing is to try to win the game, to get a good result. I don't think there are other solutions, other ways,"

he added

"There are three games left. I think in the end to qualify we will have to if not win all three but still earn seven points.

"However, I repeat, it is a match that must fuel our hopes of moving forward.

"I think it is the most difficult group in the Champions League, but at the same time in the previous matches we have shown that we deserve something more than the current standings and the results obtained.

"At the same time, if the results have not arrived, we must understand why and try to do something better than in previous matches."



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