One of the plot lines in Real Madrid’s 3-2 win over Inter Milan at Alfredo di Stefano on Tuesday night was the return of Achraf Hakimi, and in particular, Achraf’s mistake to present the opener to Real Madrid .
The mistake was mentioned by Ferland Mendy, who put pressure on Hakimi, which resulted in the Moroccan player passing the wrong way to goalkeeper Samir Handanović.
Nothing is really created by commentators, Inter or VAR players. There was an argument though that a foul was overlooked. Inter coach Antonio Conte thinks Mendy made a mistake with Achraf.
“There isn̵7;t much to say. We gave them both goals. There was an erroneous reverse pass – and Mendy fouled Hakimi, ”Conte said after the match. “After that, Ramos did better than us; We know he’s good at those situations and we need to mark him up more closely. Boys need to pay more attention to details because they make a difference on this level ”.
Conte also talked about the team’s resilience on their first comeback.
“I don’t know how many teams will have characters to play this kind of game in Madrid,” Conte said. “We have a two-goal lead, back and can lead 3-2. This team is taking steps to grow in all aspects. Unfortunately, the results are not worthy of us but performances like this must give us confidence and strength so that we wish to be a respected team. The group is making progress in the European arena but there is no shortcut, we just need to pay more attention to the small details. We went home with a difficult result but we were convinced of what we could do. We played an excellent game against a team like Real Madrid who spoke of the match as if it were a final for three days. “