The Nerazzurri were better than their opponents on the night and it was new signing Amantino Mancini who settled the affair in the second half.
Mourinho was pleased with
the performance and he is hoping the team continues to evolve following the good display in the Allianz Arena.
“It was a good test for
us and we played against a great team who are well ahead of us in terms of
preparation,” said the coach after the game.
“They were really
organised. We played much better in the second half as we kept the ball more
and the last 15 minutes were important as we kept the lead.
“I was pleased mostly
with the evolution of the team and the way we played together.”
Mourinho then spoke about
the on-going feud with Claudio Ranieri but the ‘Special One’ has decided to end
the argument elegantly and accept defeat graciously.
“Ranieri? The story is
simple, he spoke once and he was happy, he spoke twice and he was even more
happy then he spoke a third time and he had a big smile on his face. I spoke
once and he got upset,” said the coach
“We can end this here. It’s
3-1 to him but my goal was beautiful. No-one likes to lose but I accept it.
“I hope Ranieri and
Juventus win the preliminaries of the Champions League, I will be supporting