Brahim Diaz is expected a tough game from Atletico Madrid tomorrow night, a team he knows very well from his Real Madrid days.
AC Milan will play their first Champions League home game in seven years tomorrow night against the LaLiga champions, who ironically were the last team the Rossoneri played at home in the competition.
After losing 3-2 against Liverpool in the opening group stage fixture, the impetus is on Stefano Pioli’s side to try and get a win on the board as quickly as possible to boost their hopes of progressing to the knockout stages, knowing that they have been handed a tough draw.
Brahim Diaz is Milan’s man of the moment with four goals already this season and three of them being game winners. He spoke on Sky Italia ahead of tomorrow’s game, with his comments transcribed by MilanNews.
On tomorrow’s game: “San Siro is our home and we want to do well for the fans. Tomorrow will be a difficult match. We want to play an important match.”
On his current moment: “It’s a good time. I’m having a happy time. I have to keep working and improving to help the team. I want to keep growing and find my best form.”
On the opponent: “Atletico are a strong and very talented team. They have strong players with many quality players. They work hard but we have to think about our game and we can make a great performance.”
He was also interviewed by SportMediaset as part of the media commitments, with MilanNews relaying those comments too.
“It’s a good moment. I want to help the team, that’s the important thing. I want to do well to help.I have always had faith on the part of the coach and the club, there is nothing new. I have faith in myself and in what I do,” he said.
On the match: “It will be a good moment for everyone, not just me. Tomorrow we have to win, do well and fight for the victory. If I score a goal, it’s to help the team.”
On the number 10 shirt: “It’s an honour to have the Milan shirt on my shoulders. I just want to do well for myself, for the team and for the fans. I like the personality and I know it’s a great responsibility, it’s not a problem.”