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D’Ambrosio: “Inter wanted it more”

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After a big derby win last night, Inter is now standing at the top of the league table alone.

Conte arrived at Inter to try to challenge the mighty Juve, even though the expectations for the first season weren’t that high.

However, after the start of the season where Inter started firing on all cylinders, you can’t help but wonder how long they can keep it up.

Maurizio Sarri must be worried as his main title challenger doesn’t look like giving in.

After a shocking draw in the Champions League on Tuesday, Conte frustratingly criticised his players afterward. In the press conference, he said that the lack of intensity won’t happen again.

Conte stood by his words, and the last night Inter’s team was nothing like what we’ve seen on Tuesday.

Lots of running, correct position, concentration, and teamwork led to a relatively easy victory for the Inter side. They beat their city rivals in Derby Della Madonnina 2-0.

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MILAN, ITALY – SEPTEMBER 21: Players of Internazionale celebrate after winning the Serie A match between AC Milan and FC Internazionale at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on September 21, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

With goals from Brozovic and Lukaku, Inter secured 12 points in four matches, maintaining the perfect league score.

One of the heroes of the win, D’Ambrosio talked about the reasons for such a dominant display. In his interview with Sky Sport Italia, he said:

“The derby is won by whoever wants it more and we proved that we wanted it more.

“We needed to give ourselves a response after the Champions League draw with Slavia Prague. Every game we don’t win, acts as fuel to help us get the next victory and improve.

“Winning doesn’t just mean having silverware at the end of the season, but knowing you’ve ended every game dripping in sweat and having given our all.

“We’re on the right track, but it’s still September. If we want to scare the opposition, we need to keep winning.

“The main difference is that we no longer accept even a draw. We always want the three points. We must aim as high as we possibly can.”

He sounds awfully lot like his manager in this interview, and this Inter team will be very interesting to follow as the season goes on.