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AC Milan coach Pioli on Chelsea thumping: We lost shape and made errors

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli admits they weren't good enough in defeat at Chelsea.

Milan were swept away 3-0 in London for Wednesday night's Champions League clash.

“We should've done better, that's for sure. We didn't start badly, but then lost our shape and made errors even without their press, so when you make this many mistakes against an opponent of that quality, it becomes complicated," Pioli told Sky Italia.

“The absentees are irrelevant, I thought the team was ready to play this game and knew the dangers, but despite that we kept losing the ball straight away or making the wrong pass, so allowed too much space to Chelsea.

“Defeats must help us to grow, to find even more determination and concentration. It's a bad defeat, that is for sure, but we have the opportunity to prove what kind of a team we are on Saturday.

“The squad was naturally disappointed, angry that they didn't put in the best performance, but that will motivate us for the future."



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