Inter Are Clearly The Favourites - CSKA Moscow Coach Leonid Slutsky

The CSKA coach was eager to declare his side the underdogs in the Champions League tie with Inter...
Russian outfit CSKA Moscow beat Sevilla in the round of 16 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions League and the Moscow side will now have to deal with Italian powerhouse Inter. Head coach Leonid Slutsky is full of respect for his side's opponents.

"Inter are clearly the favourites. They are a great team and everybody thinks they are going to win. But tomorrow we will show we deserve to be here," said Slutsky to uefa.com.

"We have not played that well lately. Though every team has highs and lows – I saw Inter playing against Catania and it was nothing like their performance against Chelsea, for example.

"All the quarter-finalists are strong and everybody probably hoped to draw us. We will play our usual game tomorrow and see what happens. Both teams will try to win, so it's not going to be a boring game.

"Inter will not be thinking about their league problems and, while they lost on Saturday, they also hit the woodwork three times."


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