Jonathan: “We need to be focused to face Udinese”

APPIANO GENTILESpeaking to Inter Channel,
Jonathan discussed the next challenge that awaits the Nerazzurri in their home
game tomorrow against Udinese: "We need to get back on track immediately.
This is what we want to do and tomorrow we’ll try our best, just as we did
against Atalanta. Unfortunately we let in another goal and we weren’t focused
enough. We’re expecting a tough game. Our team needs to play well to lock up
these three points. They’ll be crucial in this final stretch of the season."

Nerazzurri defender also explained some of the more purely tactical aspects of
the match: "It’s a tough game. We could even say it’s a mirror image since
their formation is more or less the same one we play with. We’ll have to be
aware of forward runs from their outside midfielders, and the same goes for
when we have the ball because that’s when they really look to hit you on the
break. We had a very good performance the first time we faced Udinese, but it’s
a different game tomorrow. Everything’s different, and if we’re focused we can
certainly do a good job as we did when we played in their stadium. Support from
the fans can help the match become easier for us."

regarding all the chances the Nerazzurri players have had in recent games, and
the amount of times they have struck the woodwork: "These things come down
to chance in football, like me hitting the crossbar, then Palacio and Guarin
hitting the woodwork as well. We tried everything, but in the end the ball didn’t
go in and we paid for it."