Sunday December 1 2013
Mihajlovic: 'Samp were superior'

Sampdoria snatched a 1-1 draw in the last minute against Inter, but Sinisa Mihajlovic still isn’t happy. “We deserved three points.”

Brazilian Renan scored at the death to cancel out an early Fredy Guarin effort, meaning both Mihajlovic’s games in charge have ended with a 1-1 scoreline.

“Am I happy? No, we deserved three points,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

“As with Lazio, it was another good performance and we attacked Inter high up the pitch. If we had believed in ourselves a little more, we could’ve hoped for a win.

“Walter Mazzarri did well to say we played better, because Samp were superior today and that shows through in the statistics too.

“I had said when I arrived that I like to play in order to win, not to avoid defeat. If the lads continue to put in this kind of effort, we can do something special.”

The mentality of the Blucerchiati side seems to have been revitalised since Mihajlovic replaced sacked boss Delio Rossi.

“The team needs more self-confidence and certainty. We are a good team and in attack have elements that can make the difference in the one-on-one.

“If we put every player in the right place and give him courage, then we can go far. We didn’t come to San Siro in order to defend ourselves, because sooner or later the goal will go in. Therefore it is a deserved draw.”