Roma boss Jose Mourinho admits Inter were much stronger than his side in both normal and non-normal conditions after the 3-0 defeat marked his second home defeat at the Olimpico.
suffered their second home defeat of the season after they collapsed to a 3-0 defeat to
's former clubInter
on Saturday, as the champions climbed to second in Serie A table.
scored the opener directly from a corner after 15 minutes, andEdin Dzeko
doubled the advantage nine minutes later against the side he left in summer.
Six minutes before halftime,Denzel Dumfries
nodded home a merited third goal for the Milanese club as Inter cruised to their fourth consecutive league victory.
refused to answer questions from the
or pundits, instead, he delivered a monologue to the camera.
“I apologize to the studio, to the people at home who might be interested in their questions,”
“Inter are stronger than us in normal conditions. In non-normal conditions, they are much stronger than us. Last season, they were 29 points ahead of Roma. Today, with injuries and suspended players, it was very, very difficult.”
were suspended,Stephan El Shaarawy
, andLeonardo Spinazzola
were injured, andFelix Afena-Gyan
was diagnosed with COVID-19.
“Our attacking potential was practically nil. It was very important to score a goal, because we would only have two or three chances. We had three and didn’t score.
“When you play with a defense that has Ibanez and various others in positions that are not their usual ones, you still cannot concede the first and third goals. You just can’t.”
were booked this evening and will therefore miss their game againstSpezia
“The referee did well, he didn’t influence the result at all, he just should’ve booked Cristante too. We are the most undisciplined side in Serie A, we’ve got more cards than anyone,”
added the coach
“Congratulations to Inter, obviously I wish them good luck for Tuesday.”