"You could tell our most important strikers were missing and that has been forcing us to change our style," Montella told Sky Sport Italia.
"I thought Fiorentina had a great performance and could've won after the equaliser, but we were a little tired and made some bad choices.
"We've played better, that's for sure, but it was a very tactical game and Milan did well to block our passing channels. We were too slow in the first half, but improved after the break.
"The team showed itself to be solid and united, especially after going behind. We got ourselves back into it, but lacked sharpness and that prompted us to make some mistakes. If we'd had more options in certain areas of the field, we could've won here.
"The important thing is that the team creates chances, then I'm not sure how we can improve our finishing. I think so much of it has to do with belief more than quality."
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