Stefano Pioli: “Here to win”… Simone Inzaghi: “It’s a derby in the final”
A press release took place ahead of the Italian Super Cup between AC Milan and Inter Milan. The game will take place tomorrow at King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh at 22:00 local time. The organizer is the Saudi Ministry of Sports under the Diriyah sports events, which are now in their second season.
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Stefano Pioli: “here to win”… Simone Inzaghi: “it’s a derby in the final” (Photo: AETOSWire)
The press conference was launched by AC Milan coach Pioli and Calabria to present this great duo. Coach Pioli said: “It’s an important game where a cup is at stake. The games against Inter have always been difficult and intense in recent seasons. The day before a final, it’s not easy nor difficult. You are a tough opponent who has always been difficult for us, even in the games we have won. We will have to give our best.”
He added: “I am delighted to be in the Kingdom for this event and together with the team I look forward to having a great time here and the hospitality of Saudi Arabia.”
Responding to a question about the performance of the Saudi national football team, Coach Pioli said: “In the Qatar 2022 World Cup, we saw a precious victory of the Saudi national football team against the Argentina, which has had a positive echo around the world and a distinctive image reflected in the landscape of football in Saudi Arabia.”
Inter Milan head coach Simone Inzaghi also said he was happy to be in Saudi Arabia for the event: “We are delighted to be here in Riyadh and to see a lot of fans wearing Inter Milan shirts.”
Speaking about tomorrow’s game, Inzaghi said: “We know how important this game is and it’s also a derby in the final. We’ll try to play a great game.” The manager continued: “It’s the first trophy there is to win this season and we want to do well.” Asked how much importance he attaches to a win tomorrow, Inzaghi said: “I see it as a trophy, not all teams can do it.”
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