Reigning Italian champions Inter are set to lock horns with Russian outfit CSKA Moscow on Wednesday evening and CSKA midfielder Keisuke Honda is eagerly anticipating the Champions League clash.
"It will be crucial for us to keep our focus and control our emotions, as it always is when you are up against a better side. We should take the same approach as we did for the match at Sevilla," said Honda on the official UEFA website.
"Russians are looking forward to the tie as it is the first time a Russian side have gotten this far. But I'm not caught up in that so won't be affected by it. I am already looking beyond this tie, hoping that we can improve our game. We are an up-and-coming team but we're not satisfied by our recent performances.
"Inter are still at the top of Serie A and have many quality players who play regularly for their national teams. They are not dependent on any individual player so even if we kept their strikers quiet it wouldn't guarantee a clean sheet because they have midfielders with great finishing power."
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