Inter President Massimo Moratti says he still has faith in Rafa Benitez, but admits that Wednesday's game against FC Twente is important.
The Nerazzurri lost 2-1 to Chievo at the weekend and currently lie sixth in Serie A, their worst position at this stage in the League since 2004.
Asked to describe what he is feeling after yesterday's loss, Moratti said: "Annoyance. It's never pleasant.
"There is a negative situation in terms of numbers. Obviously there are many absences that make changing something impossible.
"We are going forward looking to respond in the League and Cup."
Pressed if he still has faith in Benitez, Moratti said: "Yes.
"But we'll see if we get a result against Twente. We need to understand that Wednesday's game is very important.
"It takes anger, otherwise you don't do anything.
"We are going through a bad patch. We have many injuries. But I expect a reaction from the team."