“We never lifted our feet”, satisfied Pioli after the qualification of AC Milan for the quarters of the Champions League
Stefano Pioli (AC Milan coach after qualification for the quarter-finals of the Champions League at the expense of Tottenham) “I think we deserved to qualify, we dominated both matches against a very difficult team to play. We never eased up, we always played our game and tried to move forward. Now, we will have to do that also in the league to finish in the top 4.
I think we defended well even though they have very good players. We won the majority of the duels, we were very compact thanks to the forwards and midfielders, whereas we weren’t as solid a few weeks ago. Milan had not been this far for a long time (since 2012 in the quarterfinals of the C1, editor’s note). Last year, we struggled a lot but our recent experiences have helped us improve, especially in the mental approach to matches. »