Having conducted some post-match interviews with individual media outlets, Inter manager Antonio Conte then addressed the media as a whole in his post-match press conference after Inter’s 2-0 away win over Ludogorets.
Second half goals from Christian Eriksen and Romelu Lukaku proved to be enough to give Inter the win in the first leg of their Europa League round of 32 tie with the Bulgarian outfit and they now find themselves in a commanding position heading into next week’s return leg.
Former Italian national team manager was firstly asked what he made of Eriksen’s performance, in which he grabbed his first goal in Nerazzurri colours after his January transfer window arrival.
“I judge his performance as equal to that of the rest of the team. In the first half we struggled and played at too low a tempo which is why it was difficult to find spaces,” he started.
“In the second half we raised the tempo and the pressure. We created several opportunities and we went on to deservedly win.”
He was then asked if the new system that the team trialled near the end of the match could be used in the future from the beginning of the match.
“We are working on multiple systems and it is not the first time that we have changed systems during matches. We are trying to find the best solutions for the players we have available.
“We have a base to work from but at the same time we also look for different systems such as having three strikers or the two strikers and the attacking midfielder like we did today. These systems may come in handy. We have ideas and we want to carry them forward.”
In conclusion he spoke on Alexis Sanchez’s performance in the match at the Ludogorets Arena.
“Alexis needs to play more but I have to find the right time to give him that space. Today he got the opportunity to play the whole match and has to continue to work on improving his condition.”