Walter Mazzarri was still not satisfied with Inter’s performance, as they ‘only’ beat Torino 1-0.
“As we saw towards the end, a 1-0 can always see you drop points. We need to be more determined, not think about the result and focus on getting another goal. I told the players at half-time to act as if they weren’t in the lead,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.
“We had a bit of bad luck and some final passes that didn’t go as planned, but we did try to add to our tally.”
It was good to keep a clean sheet when two thirds of the defence had been changed, as Walter Samuel and Juan Jesus sat out bans.
“I want to compliment Marco Andreolli, who came on in a difficult moment and behaved as if he was a first choice. That’s fundamental for me to have players who are always ready, even if they don’t play as regularly.
“Rolando is extraordinary this season and giving him the consistency he’s had this year he has shown he’s getting better game by game. He had a difficult task against Alessio Cerci, but he and Yuto Nagatomo dealt with him very well.
“Andrea Ranocchia also did very well against Ciro Immobile and I’d seen him training with determination after the transfer window closed.”
This victory takes Inter within a point of fourth-placed Fiorentina, as the Viola lost 1-0 at Juventus earlier today.
“Plus Erick Thohir was in the stands, so nobody can point out we haven’t won with the President at San Siro!”