Milan Defender Alessandro Nesta Satisfied With Derby Victory Over Inter

Milan defender Alessandro Nesta has praised the hard work of his team, especially Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Milan stopper Alessandro Nesta has affirmed the importance of winning this evening's Derby della Madonnina against Inter 1-0.

The victory now gives the Rossoneri a six-point buffer over their cross-town rivals.

"It was a very important victory because it helped us to detach ourselves from Inter," the defender to Milan Channel post-match. "It had been a while since we last won a derby match, and we needed to this evening.

"Even with 10 men on the pitch, we risked a lot. Now, we must not give up and look to keep on going as strongly as we have."

Nesta also praised the hard work done by team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

"Ibra runs a lot and holds the ball up well. Therefore, he is very important for us as a player," he concluded.

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