Monday, 28th April, 2014

AC Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini believes that his team will have to leave the disappointment of the loss against Roma behind them and prepare well for the derby against Inter Milan next weekend.

The 2-0 loss against the second-placed team pushed the Rossoneri down to tenth spot, dealing a body blow to their chances of securing European qualification.

As Clarence Seedorf's men prepare for next week's derby, it is important that they put the match against Roma behind them and try to put their season back on track, the Italian believes.

Pazzini, who has featured in 15 league games for the team this season and has scored two goals, feels that his team need to prepare themselves well for the match against their rivals.


"This is the start of an important week for us", the 29-year-old told his club's official site.

"We are coming from a defeat last week and that is why we have to prepare ourselves better.

"A derby is always a special.

"Therefore we have to prepare well for this match and will have to try to give more", the former Fiorentina player added.

AC Milan play Atalanta and league strugglers Sassuolo next month before the season finally draws to an end.

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