Genoa coach Davide Ballardini maintains doubtless that Inter ‘are the strongest team in Serie A’ and an enormous test for his men.
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“We need a Genoa in fine condition , confidently in its capabilities, because that’s what’s necessary against what i think is that the strongest team in Serie A,” said Ballardini in his news conference .
“We are proud of what we’ve achieved thus far , but got to do more going forward, otherwise we’ll quickly forget all of that.
“It’s an enormous test for Genoa, as we are up against the simplest and players with great technique and physicality. We are wanting to play our game at San Siro and face the strongest team within the league.”
Genoa haven’t beaten Inter in Milan since 1994 in Serie A, but they even have the Derby della Lanterna arising against arch-rivals Sampdoria.
“The important thing tomorrow is to place during a good performance, because it’s the sole thanks to get an honest result. So our objective is to play well.
“Clearly, we’ll evaluate the line-up with an eye fixed on the derby, but we’re trying to require it one game at a time.”