Gian Piero Gasperini believes that Milan is still a great team without Zlatan.
lost a great chance to advance to the top of the table with a result against Udinese on Wednesday, but Gasperini's men have been unbeaten in their last 12 games and will face leaders Milan tomorrow.
After a long-term injury,Ibrahimovic
was finally in the starting line-up for the game against Cagliari, scoring two goals. While praising Zlatan, Gasperini said that Milan did well without the presence of the 39-year-old player
He has his characteristics, he's unique and extraordinary
," Gasperini said at a press conference.
"Milan have shown they are a team, they have upset the opinions of many pundits.
"Milan were able to make up for the lack of Ibra, that's a great merit. Individuals in football are important, but the team are more important."
Despite people's expectations, Gasperini believes that sometimes the game between the two teams is not very exciting.
In these types of games, you expect quality of play, but sometimes it's not like that
," he said. "
It's a special moment, we hope it will be a game that satisfies everyone
"It's not easy to be at your best. The conditions are there for both."