Thursday August 20 2020
Lopetegui: 'Inter are complete'

Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui praised ‘complete’ Inter and ‘great’ Antonio Conte and said Los Nervionenses will approach the Europa League Final with ‘humility and respect’.

Lopetegui expects few chances to score against the Nerazzurri tomorrow and stressed that ‘every detail is important’.

“Inter are a very complete team, like all of Antonio Conte’s teams,” Lopetegui said at a press conference. “They have a lot of capabilities in attack and they can keep it tight at the back, giving away few chances.

“We will go into it as we always do, aiming to be solid and supportive.

“We’ll go into the match with humility and respect. We are aware that every detail is important. We must be focused, be able to understand the game.”

The former Spain CT praised the Nerazzurri’s coach and squad ahead of the big Final.

“Conte is a great coach and has imposed his mentality on every team,” Lopetegui said. “Inter are full of players who are ready to compete to win Serie A, that’s the reality.

“We are confident in ourselves and focused on what to do, we want to play.”

Sevilla overcame Roma in the last 16 of the competition, but Lopetegui expects a different challenge.

“Roma and Inter are nothing alike, even if they play with a similar system. They are two totally different sides and we have to be prepared for that."

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