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Tuesday November 23 2010
Benitez promises victory over Twente

Inter boss Rafa Benitez believes tomorrow's Champions League clash with FC Twente will be the turning point in his side's season.

Benitez is under huge pressure after Inter failed to win any of their last five games in all competitions including the Derby della Madonnina.

The treble winners currently lie sixth in Serie A and the belief among Italian journalists is that the FC Twente game could prove decisive for Benitez's future.

Asked if tomorrow's match is make-or-break, he said: "I see it in another way. I am convinced that we will win tomorrow and it will be the first of many winning games.

"I always look at things positively and I think that we can beat anyone with work.

"The next game is important for the club and if we win I am sure it will change our mentality.

"The team is united and wants to win. We are working at 100 per cent.

"Tomorrow's game is different and important because we know that if we win we qualify.

"We are in a moment in which we can still win many trophies. If we get our injured players back I am sure that the team will be stronger.

"We know that last year Sneijder played many games and it's not easy for anyone. But he is working well. I expect and I hope that he can give his best tomorrow.

"Thiago Motta is back available again. It's clear that he can't play for 90 minutes but if he comes on the bench it's an extra possibility.

"Twente are a physically strong side. They are very good on set-pieces. But I don't think that we can lose. We are prepared to win and we are all convinced of this.

"I am also sure that the fans will be behind the team tomorrow because we are giving 100 per cent."

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