Andrea Stramaccioni apologised to fans after Inter began their Europa League campaign with a 2-2 draw at home to Rubin Kazan.
The Nerazzurri had to fight back from behind twice just to take a point from the Russians in the Group H curtain raiser, Marko Livaja and Yuto Nagatomo levelling after Aleksander Ryzantsev and Rondon netted for the visitors.
It's yet another poor home result for Strama's side, who have lost 2-0 to Hadjuk Split, drawn 2-2 with Vaslui and lost 3-1 to Roma in their three other fixtures at San Siro this season.
“Personally I'm sorry not to give the joy of victory,” the former Primavera Coach lamented in a Sky Sport Italia interview.
“Obviously it bothers us not to win at home. It seems like simplistic analysis, but we were punished by two episodes.
“Every game has its own story,” he continued. “We have always went behind early in games played at home this season, but I do not think our approach was wrong as we created several chances before they scored.”
In the other game in Group H Partizan and Neftci played out a scoreless draw.
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