Ex-Nerazzurri Defender Christian Panucci: “Alexis Sanchez Red Card Held Inter Back But They’re On The Right Path”

Ex-Nerazzurri Defender Christian Panucci: “Alexis Sanchez Red Card Held Inter Back But They’re On The Right Path”
March 9, 2022 18:30
( )
SempreInter.com

Former Inter, AC Milan, Real Madrid, and Roma defender Christian Panucci feels that the Nerazzurri showed that they are headed in the right direction with their 1-0 win over Liverpool yesterday evening.

Speaking to Italian broadcaster SportMediaset, the 48-year-old noted that apart from the rash sending off of Alexis Sanchez which effectively put the tie beyond Inter, there was little that the team did wrong.

Inter reached the round of sixteen of Europe’s top competition for the first time in a decade this season, and they were given a baptism of fire facing one of the favourites in the form of Liverpool.

In the first leg, the Nerazzurri played well but suffered a 2-0 defeat, while in the second they did one better by travelling to Anfield and handing the Reds their first home defeat in over a year, though it wasn’t enough to go through on aggregate.

This was a sign of growth for the team, however, in the view of Panucci, and they can take heart from how they performed as they go again next season.

“The match was a good one from Inter,” he said, “I liked the performance from the Nerazzurri. They showed personality and quality to press Liverpool high, and also got a bit of luck.

“Then the red card to Sanchez held Inter back,” he went on. “In any case, the club is on the right path to return to the top.”

By Toni Weeler

Contacts Ongoing Between Paulo Dybala & Inter CEO Beppe Marotta Who’s Asked To Be Updated On New Developments, Italian Media Report

April 18, 2022 00:30
( )

Inter CEO Beppe Marotta is in regular contacts with Paulo Dybala and his representatives and has asked to be constantly updated on the player’s situation.…

Ex-Nerazzurri Defender Daniele Adani: “When Joaquin Correa Fit Inter Have Four Starting-Quality Forwards”

April 17, 2022 23:59
( )

Former Inter defender Daniele Adani feels that Inter can currently boast four starting-quality attacking options when everyone is fit. Speaking to Italian broadcaster RAI Radio,…

Ex-Lazio Midfielder Marco Parolo: “Inter Looking For Redemption After League Loss To AC Milan In Coppa Italia”

April 17, 2022 23:30
( )

Former Lazio midfielder Marco Parolo feels that Inter will be looking to do everything they can to put their league loss at the hands of…

Ex-Lazio Goalkeeper Luca Marchegiani: “Edin Dzeko & Joaquin Correa Needed To Give Inter More Presence In Penalty Area Agaisnt Spezia”

April 17, 2022 23:00
( )

Former Lazio and Torino goalkeeper Luca Marchegiani believes that starting strike pair Edin Dzeko and Joaquin Correa did not give Inter much of a cutting…

Inter To Hold Contract Extension Talks With Agents Of Milan Skriniar & Ivan Perisic After Bologna Clash, Italian Media Report

April 17, 2022 22:30
( )

Inter will meet with the agents of defender Milan Skriniar and wingback Ivan Perisic for contract extension talks after their Serie A clash with Bologna.…

Ex-Italy Coach Marcello Lippi: “Not Sure Inter Are Serie A Title Favourites But They’re The Team I Most Enjoy Watching”

April 17, 2022 22:00
( )

Former Italy and Juventus head coach Marcello Lippi feels that regardless of their Scudetto credentials, Inter are the most pleasing of the Serie A title…

Close

Subscribe

to our newsletter