The 1-1 result was dominated by controversy over a Rossoneri ‘phantom goal’ and the Elefantini’s effort ruled offside.
“I never comment on refereeing decisions. Everyone can judge things their own way, they have the eyes to see. I made that pledge when I first started doing this line of work,” explained Montella.
“We have important ambitions and want to try to the end, so whether we achieve it or not is irrelevant.
“This was a very entertaining game of football. We started well, then Milan took over, but we were always in it and after the break came out with amazing pace. We could’ve scored a few more goals, while Milan had the chance to win it at the last second.”