Inter manager Luciano Spalletti has claimed that his side played to the best of their abilities against Torino, despite the Nerrazurri losing 1-0 in the fiercely fought Serie A contest.
Speaking in the wake of the defeat, via Football Italia, a visibly dispirited Spalletti lamented his side’s fortunes in the game, which saw the San Siro team hit the woodwork twice as they desperately attempted to find an equaliser.
The 59-year-old said: “T
“We didn’t pass the ball around as well as usual and allowed a few too many counter-attacks, which in turn used up valuable energy chasing them down.
“We should’ve controlled the ball better and suffocated Toro in their own half.
Spalletti was also questioned over his rather bizarre handshake with Il Toro’s manager Walter Mazzarri, and claimed: “
The high octane contest
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