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Rossoneri Round-up for 5 April: Gattuso: “We fought hard to win this point”

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Gennaro Gattuso and a few of the players spoke with the media after today’s match against Inter Milan.

Gattuso said:

We fought hard to win this point, we actually risked to concede many times. Inter deserved a bit more, they really made us struggle. On the other hand, we missed too many passes. I’m happy about the point though. We will still fight for a Champions League qualifying spot until there is hope. We need to recover our energy and understand why we were so inaccurate in the last twenty minutes.

So while everyone would have wanted a win in this match, it wasn’t to be. But, a point is still a point and as long as Milan keep winning, a Champions League spot will take care of itself.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Barcelona took their chances well and beat AS Roma 4-1. Roma now has a very tall task ahead of them. [Barca Blaugranes]

The Derby della Madonnina ended a 0-0 draw, as neither Inter nor Milan were able to find a winner. []

Chievo Verona was held to a 1-1 draw by nine-man Sassuolo in other Serie A action. []

Former England, Chelsea, and Milan player Ray Wilkins passed away at the age of 61. [The Independent]

World Football Links

Liverpool apologised for the damage that fans did to the Manchester City bus before last night’s Champions League match. You may have heard about it. []

Throwing beer bottles at the bus must have worked, because Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-0 at home in the first leg of their Champions League tie. [The Liverpool Offside]

Club América fell 3-1 at the hands of MLS team Toronto FC in Canada in the first leg of the Concacaf Champions League semi-finals. [FMF State of Mind]

Tommy Heinemann may have left FC Cincinnati for Penn FC in the USL, but the nature of his release from FCC now involves the MLS Player Union and lawyers. [Brotherly Game]