Sunday September 11 2011
Miccoli: 'We built a team in 10 days'

Fabrizio Miccoli “could not have asked for better” after scoring a brace in Palermo's 4-3 victory over Inter.

It was an amazing result, especially considering Stefano Pioli was sacked on September 1 and Devis Mangia promoted from the youth team.

“I could not have asked for better. It was a wonderful victory and we played an amazing game,” said Miccoli.

“We managed to create a team in 10 days and the Coach deserves praise for having done incredible work. It is very satisfying.”

The Sicilians were trailing twice, but a flurry of late goals saw them come out on top against star-studded Inter.

“Will we be able to run this hard in every game? The important thing is to always put in effort and determination.”

Miccoli was about to leave Palermo just days before the transfer deadline when Pioli made it clear he was only required for the final minutes of each match.

“I still feel that I am the captain of this squad. If I play, then I give my all, otherwise I will accept the decisions of the Coach. The important thing is to be a real team, like we were today.”

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