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Shakhtar coach De Zerbi: Inter Milan draw a great game of football

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Shakhtar Donetsk coach Roberto De Zerbi was pleased with their 0-0 draw against Champions League opponents Inter Milan.

Der Zerbi lost Lassina Traore to a serious knee injury after just 10 minutes.

“Traore's injury was just bad luck. It was a great game of football, the referee did well," said De Zerbi in his press conference.

“It's a serious injury, we don't know how bad yet. It's so sad, but he's 20 years old and has his whole future ahead of him.

“Pedrinho did well filling in as a centre-forward, as did Tete. Maybe we would've won with Traore, maybe we would've lost. It's sad more on a personal level than as a coach."

He added: "At times we had total control of the game, but Inter always created problems for us and that showed their strength. They also introduced Correa and Alexis Sanchez, who have different characteristics to Lautaro Martinez and Edin Dzeko, but are just as effective.

“Both teams had really good scoring opportunities and could've won the game. I was not bluffing, a point against Inter is a prestigious result."

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