Essien: ‘We could’ve won derby’

The Ghana international also reflected on his own start to the season.

Both sides spurned goalscoring chances during Sunday’s League derby, which ultimately ended 1-1.

“El Shaarawy had a great chance to win the derby for us, but now we must only think of the next match.”

“I am quite satisfied, I have always looked to be ready for when the Coach has called me. Now we have to remain focus on the upcoming games until Christmas.”

That is against Udinese and could see Riccardo Montolivo step up his recovery after several months out wi澳门外围投注th 线上足球投注a broken leg.

“Montolivo’s return is very important for us, he is our captain and we are pleased for his return to the field.”

“There were some good moves from the team, I was very happy for the goal Menez scored.

Michael Essien is encouraged by Milan’s performance in the derby with Inter and rues the Rossoneri’s missed opportunity to win the game.

“It was a tough match but we played a good game,” Essien has commented today to Milan Channel ahead of training.

“We also had the chance to win, but unfortun21点官网ately we did not succeed. At San Siro it was a great atmosphere.

“Every match is difficult. We have to try to win and bring home the three points.