Inter Milan coach Andrea Stramaccioni on Wednesday spoke ahead of the Italians UEFA Europa League qualifier against Croatian outfit Hajduk Split.
Inter Milan trained in Croatia on Wednesday ahead of their UEFA Europa League 3rd round qualifier against Hajduk Split.
Inter coach Andrea Stramaccioni's keen to avoid a shock result in the first leg and revealed he and his staff have been carefully researching their opponents.
SOUNDBITE (Italian): Andrea Stramaccioni, Inter Milan coach
"I have seen their matches. I watched them all and they are playing better and better. Hajduk has the advantage because they played four matches already. It's not easy for us, we haven't been playing as much and have only had a month of preparation. But I believe Milano will achieve a positive result."
Meanwhile, Croatia manager Miso Krsticevic is confident an upset could be on the cards.
SOUNDBITE (Croatian): Miso Krsticevic, Hajduk Split
"I think we'll do all we can to be a worthy opponent to Inter and to show ourselves in as best a light as possible, that's for sure."
Hajduk Split host Inter Milan on Thursday in the first leg.
Inter Milan wary of Hajduk Split threatThursday, August 02 2012