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Inter boss: Crazy things are happening

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Under-fire Inter coach Walter Mazzarri has admitted that absurd things are going on at the club after throwing away a two-goal lead at Livorno.

Inter's Serie A woes intensified with a remarkable collapse against struggling Livorno, which left coach Walter Mazzarri scratching his head.

Inter owner Erick Thohir, an Indonesian entrepreneur, took over the club earlier in the season from Massimo Moratti and has had a baptism of fire.

The Nerazzurri have struggled to deliver the results expected of them and Thohir has shown a patient attitude to Mazzarri.

But last night's ignominious draw against lowly Livorno can only have turned up the heat on the ex-Sampdoria boss.

Inter seemed to be cruising to a 2-0 win but a goal from Paulinho followed by an inexplicable late error from Fredy Guarin to gift a goal to talented Nigerian Innocent Emeghara saw Mazzarri's men leave with just one point.

The Inter boss was clearly rattled by the collapse which followed a 0-0 draw with Udinese during which the Nerazzurri's penalty-less streak extended to 32 games.

"I waited a little while to do this interview because I didn't know what to say," Mazzarri explained on Mediaset Premium.

"Incredible things are happening this year. We were in complete control but a goal gave them courage. We had two chances to finish it and then we brought their second goal upon ourselves.

"Their equaliser was like when a goalkeeper lets the ball between his legs. Guarin obviously didn't see Emeghara and thought that Walter Samuel was on his own. 

"We keep playing better than our opponents but not managing to win. We have seven games left and we need to get some points instead of throwing them away like this."

Inter's next outing is another eminently winnable game at home to Bologna and Mazzarri will need to ensure no repeat of Livorno if he is to sleep soundly.  

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