Cutrone: “We needed this victory for morale”

By Fred Ilondo -

The hero of the night, Patrick Cutrone, could not hold his tears after scoring the winner against Inter in the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia.

The 19-year-old came on late in the game after Kalinic sustained an injury and decided the game during the extra-time, scoring with a half-volley after a ball in behind from Suso.

Talking to Rai to Rai Sport, Cutrone admitted that scoring at San Siro in front of 50,000 supporters was an incredible experience.

“To think that yesterday I was in the Primavera youth team and I celebrated like that after scoring in the derby, to score in front of this crowd is just incredible.

“I think we needed this victory for morale. The derby can never be described as a normal game. Now we relish this victory and passage to the next round, then tomorrow we’ll start preparing for Fiorentina.

“My dream is to stay here, as I love Milan and I want to remain at this team. My movements on the field are dictated by my hunger and determination. I came off the bench and really wanted to score a goal.

“I dedicate it to my family, as they always supported me, and any goal I score in future will always be dedicated to them.”

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