Sarri was pleased with the result against strong opponent.
“It was a good performance against a very good team. The sense at the start was we were lacking sharpness, while in the final 30 minutes we could've done with a bit more luck," Sarri told Sky Italia.
“It felt like we could've broken the deadlock at any moment, so there's some regret over the result. We looked solid, believed to the end in victory and almost did it."
“At this moment, Milinkovic-Savic and Luis Alberto cannot play together," said the coach.
“After the latest game, I realised it wouldn't happen. If we are up against a more defensive opponent, then we could try that, but we watched Luis in training over the last few days and decided he is better suited when the game is played at a slower tempo.
“We had prepared the vertical passes in a very specific way today and Danilo Cataldi is a deep-lying playmaker suited to my football, but Lucas Leiva has mentality and experience. I will make use of them both."
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