Tuesday August 19 2014
Mazzarri: 'Inter have it all to lose'

Walter Mazzarri warned Inter “have everything to lose” in the Europa League play-off with Stjarnan tomorrow.

The Nerazzurri kick off the first leg in Iceland on Wednesday at 22.00 UK time (21.00 GMT).

“A game like this can hold dangers, as they are in excellent shape and unbeaten in six games, already going through three rounds,” said Mazzarri in his Press conference.

“Their fitness levels will be superior to ours and we must be wary not to give them the opportunity to hit us. We must be cautious, as this is a dangerous team with quality players in attack.

“It’s also important to remember that we have everything to lose, but we’ll give everything we’ve got to ensure that doesn’t happen.”

Inter’s recent friendly outings have been shaky, losing 3-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt and drawing 0-0 with PAOK.

“We always try to take the initiative, which is only normal as we are Inter,” continued Mazzarri.

“Stjarnan will try to make the most of any mistakes or tactical dysfunction, which can happen at this stage of the season.”

The former Napoli Coach also shrugged off questions about the temperature in Iceland.

“I like the cold and in theory the players should run faster to keep warm!”