Inter Milan coach Andrea Stramaccioni says he can handle the criticism coming his way.

Before their derby draw with AC Milan, Stramaccioni came in for fierce criticism last week.

"It's only right that I get criticised, as I am a young Coach with no Serie A pedigree, but I think it's unfair when the players are torn apart in the media. For example, Lazio lost in an even worse way to Siena, but our team was treated like a disaster area. There are too many extremes in the judgment of this side.

"We've had many injuries this season and have to reinvent the attack once again. Milan are on world-beating form and Inter played their game tonight."