Chievo coach Eugenio Corini believes that his side struggled to physically recover from their midweek victory over Bologna as they fell 3-0 to AC Milan on Saturday night.
The Flying Donkeys failed to put up any sort of resistance against the Rossoneri and even saw Cyril Thereau smash a late penalty against the crossbar.
“We came from playing a critical match for our salvation and had just three days to recover to face Milan which aren’t a lot,” Corini told Sky Sport Italia.
“We knew that Milan have great quality. Then when we went behind immediately we could not react.
“The victory over Bologna has not affected us, I told my boys that we should not look at the standings.
“’I have a list of three penalty takers. Today the first was Alberto [Paloschi]. Thereau has always been the first, but it is between the players, it was my intention that the penalty kick was for Paloschi.
“Until the end of January Thereau was having a great championship, now he has to find some serenity.
“[Luca] Rigoni is a player of great importance for us, with him in front of the back four we have our balance.
“Unfortunately I only had four midfielders available and I preferred to preserve one, playing with [Simone] Bentivoglio in front of the defence to have more quality.
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