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Inter Milan boss Mourinho blanks questions about Balotelli axing

Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho dismissed questions over his team selection after their 1-0 win over Fiorentina.

Diego Milito converted a penalty in the final minutes after Walter Samuel's header was ruled out for a shirt-tug.

There was also controversy in the media when Ricardo Quaresma was in the starting XI, but Balotelli was in the stands.

"It was my decision and I don't need to justify myself," snapped the Special One.

"I don't understand why there are so many questions about Balotelli. Today I had two World Cup winners on the bench, Patrick Vieira and Marco Materazzi, so why the focus on Balotelli?

"I made my choices, I sent him to the stands and for 90 minutes he was not on my mind."

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