Inter's Javier Zanetti defended Gennaro Gattuso after the Milan man's clash with Joe Jordan. “These things can happen.”
Gattuso has been charged with gross unsporting conduct and risks at least a one-match ban after going head-to-head with Tottenham assistant manager Jordan following the final whistle of Tuesday's Champions League game.
“I saw that he was rather irritable, but these things can happen in a very tense match,” said Inter captain Zanetti.
“Besides, Rino immediately apologised, so we have to take that into account too.”
Milan are nursing their injuries after that 1-0 home defeat, as goalkeeper Christian Abbiati was stretchered off with concussion.
Abbiati resumed training with his teammates today, but Daniele Bonera suffered a toe injury and is expected to be out of this weekend's Serie A match with Chievo.