Sunday April 22 2012
Rossi: 'Fiorentina deserved win'

Delio Rossi believes Fiorentina “deserved to win” against Inter today thanks to their great team spirit.

Adem Ljajic had the opportunity to snatch a victory, but saw his penalty saved in the 0-0 draw.

“Inter are stronger than we are, but we played with great team spirit. We suffered on occasion and at times went too deep, but games are decided by incidents and we deserved to win,” said the Coach.

“Inter had two or three shots on goal, but never really created any danger for us. We had a few dubious offside flags go against us, but the incidents certainly didn’t help.

“The fans have always been close to us, though of course they showed their dissatisfaction when the team did not play with the requisite determination. If we had always played like this, then the supporters would’ve been happier with our season.”

There were several teenagers in the Fiorentina line-up today and Rossi explained why.

“Our youngsters already showed against Milan that they have character. At this moment it is important to have the mind free of pressure, especially at home. Besides, let’s just say younger players are forgiven for certain errors more than older figures.”

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