Conte: ‘Inter could have finished Atalanta better’

Tue 09 March 2021 | 5:44

Inter manager Antonio Conte believes his side created more chances than Atalanta in their 1-0 victory on Monday night.

The Nerazzurri claimed all three crucial points against


on Monday, thanks to

Milan Skirniar

's match decider and


was pleased to have kept the six-point lead at the top of the Serie A table.

“We went back being six points clear,”

Conte told Sky Sport Italia.

“We played later and knew that are direct rivals had won in Verona, Juve had won against Lazio and they had come closer, and it’s inevitable that pressure will increase from now until the end.

“They are three important points against an excellent team. Practically we detached Atalanta from the Scudetto battle, in the sense that we are 13 points clear.

“We also missed sensational chances. We could have finished them better,”

Conte said.

“We had big chances to score but we wasted them.

“Atalanta were good at making themselves dangerous in the first half on a corner kick.

“We scored from a corner. But we also had several chances. We didn’t finish, but they were sensational.

“It was a very tactical game, but those who play against us always put something extra into it. In my opinion, Atalanta also changed the way they play tonight, above all in the non-possession phase.

“They were less aggressive and feared us a little.”

source: SportMob
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