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Wednesday October 26 2011
Moratti frustrated by penalty decisions

Inter President Massimo Moratti has admitted that he's finding it tough to digest the number of penalties awarded against his club.

The Nerazzurri conceded their fifth spot kick of the campaign at Atalanta last night, a penalty which Luca Castellazzi managed to save at the death.

"It's just a coincidence, but it is a little frustrating to see so many penalties given against us," the Nerazzurri chief stated on Thursday.

Numerous Inter officials moaned post-game about the latest decision, with Ernesto Paolillo suggesting that it had become normality to award them against his club.

"I've already spoken to him about that comment," Moratti added. "He spoke instinctively, but I don't think he said the wrong thing…

"The 1-1 with Atalanta? It seems to me that the team did not play badly, we just lacked a little in attack," he added.

"The team played football, they held the ball up, they pressed, they did everything that a team with our characteristics must do.

"We just didn't put the ball away and Diego Milito didn't look in great shape."

Saturday will see Inter take on Juventus, a game which many believe could kick-start the Nerazzurri's campaign.

"Inter-Juventus is the famous derby of Italy, one where it will be interesting to see the shape of the two teams, their consistency, to understand a little about how the championship will play out.

"Of course the points are also important in this game here, but I do not think you can talk about redemption, neither on one side or the other."

Moratti was finally asked what Inter needed in order to climb back up the standings. His simple response was: "Points…"

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