Hernanes believes Saturday’s Milan-Lazio showdown “will be decisive” in the race for a Champions League spot.
This weekend’s results took the Biancocelesti back into third place on their own, two points clear of the Rossoneri.
“Last night we had an important result that boosts confidence and revives spirits for this final part of the season,” said Hernanes after a 2-0 win over Pescara.
“After five rounds without a win, we were rewarded for our efforts and remain in the Champions League places, which are our ultimate objective.
“At the weekend we have another very important game, one that will be decisive. There are only two months left this season, so from now on every match will be decisive and can define our path in this campaign.”
See the latest Serie A predictions and betting tips with Eurotips.co.uk