Inter Milan coach Simone Inzaghi feels that as strong as Man City are, the Champions League final will ultimately be an even match between two sets of eleven players.
Speaking to Italian broadcaster SportMediaset, via FCInterNews, the coach gave his thoughts ahead of tomorrow’s final.
There is no doubt that Manchester City are just about the toughest opponent that Inter could face in tomorrow’s final.
Pep Guardiola‘s men have earned a reputation as one of Europe’s absolute best teams.
This has come about due to their almost unstoppable style of play, as well as the impressive string of results and trophies that they’ve managed all season.
On the other hand, however, the Nerazzurri have spent all season defying expectations in these kinds of matches.
Perhaps Inter have had a certain lack of killer edge against the smaller teams as an Achilles’ Heel. However, in clashes with teams like Barcelona, Napoli, Benfica, and AC Milan, they have always risen to the occasion.
Nerazzurri coach Inzaghi seems to have instilled his players with a certain awareness of how to approach these matches.
Even against the toughest opponents, this Inter team always play with a sense that they’re on equal footing.
Inzaghi: Inter Vs Man City Is 11 Vs 11
“We all know City, we know that they’re the strongest team in the world,” Inzaghi said. “Even in the few defeats they’ve suffered they’ve proved it.”
“But it will be eleven vs eleven,” the Inter coach continued. “We know the journey we’ve taken to get here. We’ll play a match with a strong mentality.”
Asked if he has a clear idea about what the starting eleven will be tomorrow evening, Inzaghi replied “Definitely.”
“We have a lot to do, we’ll resolve the final doubts in the last training session,” he continued.
“We’ll see if we can make the most appropriate decisions,” he added. “I hope to have everyone available”.