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Inter Milan coach Conte happy with players despite Gladbach draw

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte admits some frustration after their 2-2 draw with Champions League opponents Borussia Monchengladbach.

Romelu Lukaku struck for the Nerazzurri - including in the 90th minute.

"We cannot compare this game with last season's draw against Slavia Prague. That was a real slip-up, whereas tonight we did well against a team with a great deal of potential, that has technical quality as well as physicality," Conte told Sky Sport Italia.

“I don't remember a Samir Handanovic save, whereas we had the chances to win the game. I have nothing to reproach the lads for.

“Inevitably, we can improve in some situations where there are errors and we have to work on whittling those down."

Achraf Hakimi was forced out of the game due to a positive coronavirus test.

Conte added, "We have to concentrate on doing our best on the pitch. That's all we have to do. It wasn't easy today to receive the news at 5pm that Hakimi was positive. Up until this morning, he was training with us, he was meant to start, so we'd prepared all the tactical situations.

“I told the lads to face every situation with heads held high. It wasn't easy on a psychological level, but the lads showed they are good men as well as good players."

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