Diego Milito feels the derby victory will give Inter “the confidence to face the next games” in the Scudetto race.
“I am so very happy. We had a great performance against an opponent of excellent quality,” he said after scoring in the 1-0 result over Milan.
“We knew it would be difficult and remained concentrated throughout, so we’re happy to have won the derby.”
The Nerazzurri had previously lost the head-to-heads against Juventus, Udinese and Napoli, but are back in the title race and now fourth.
“We really needed to beat one of the other big clubs and knew winning this would give us the confidence to face the next games.
“Winning the derby is wonderful, especially for all those who stayed close to me in difficult moments. Being fortunate enough to score the only goal makes me doubly happy.”