“Derbies are always difficult and this was no different,” Mancio told Sky Sport Italia.
“He is a young player who will learn through mistakes, so we mustn’t put too much pressure on him. Playing behind two strikers, wide of the trident or in midfield, I think he can do it all. He has to learn, for example, not to take eight touches to do something simple.
“When we have the chances, we have to score. That is fundamental and to net early would’ve changed the game. Other than that, the errors were to be expected in the circumstances.”
皇冠外围投注Mancini was asked whether he has a deep-lying midfielder in the squad or needs to sign one in January.
Mauro Icardi had a great opportunity to score in the opening minutes, but was denied by Diego Lopez.
“I am very happy with the way the team moved, as with five days together to change a system after a year and a half playing 3-5-2 was not easy. They all did very well.
Mateo Kovacic was disappointing and struggled to find his position.
was his first match in charge since replacing sacked Walter Mazzarri last Saturday.
“I don’t expect to change a team completely in five day在线外围投注s, especially when the systems are different. It will take time, but our objective is to win as many games as possible quickly, even if we’re not at 100 per cent.
Roberto Mancini was “very happy” with Inter’s Milan derby performance considering he “only had five days to work.”
“I also had a few players out injured, so I don’t know all their characteristics that well. I remember M’Vila was able to play there, while Hernanes is also not 100 per cent fit.
“The system with three up front also had to wor网络外围投注k hard defending, so the balance will come with time. We often lost the ball with misplaced passes and of course that should not happen.”
“It takes a while, even though many of these players have already used a four-man defence, especially on international duty. It just takes time and I honestly don’t know how long.”
“We wanted to win the derby, but I am very happy with the way the team played.”