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Inter's Top Five Misses Of The Season

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As we bid adieu to the 2013-2014 season, we take a look at the things that went wrong during the campaign...

Walter Mazzarri
Walter Mazzarri
Dino Panato

As the season has officially ended, let's take a look at some of the peaks and valleys of the last nine months, starting first with our top five misses.

Miss #5:  Mazzarri Mishaps

Saying that being the Inter manager is tough would be an understatement. As fans, we say we get it, but in truth, none of us actually know how it feels to come under fire every waking moment of the day. That being said, Walter Mazzarri had a few opportunities to make life easier on himself through this past season: playing Kovacic, playing Pupi, playing some of the new players transferred in, and being flexible and willing to stray from his beloved 3-5-2 formation to name a few.

Miss #4: Draw, Anyone?

What hampered Inter the most this season was drawing games. Yes, a point is better than none, but some of these points dropped were during last minute possessions for the opposing sides. That being said, Inter still improved from last year in the standings as well as securing European competition for next season.

Miss #3: Nara-Gate

The middle of the season seemed to have been dominated by off the pitch headlines and distractions, namely by the love affair of Mauro Icardi and Wanda Nara. The mere fact that it sits at Number 3 shows that way too much attention has been given to the situation.

Miss #2: Guarin - Vucinic Bait and Switch

In what could have been a disaster for Erick Thohir's first transfer window in charge, he wisely struck down the deal in the eleventh hour. What he nearly missed as a transfer debacle ended up in a PR disaster with the Nerazzurri looking like amateurs.

Miss #1: The Last Bow of Pupi and the Tripletisti

It seemed as if in one fell swoop, Thohir found a way to clean house of the old guard. While many have said that this revamp was long overdue, this does not mean that the Senatori did not deserve a proper send off.

It was an achievement that the club was able to put together a celebration for Javier Zanetti at the last minute, but it was also Diego Milito and Walter Samuel's last match at the San Siro. Had it not been for Pupi acknowledging and thanking them, they would have barely received any recognition for their time spent at the club.

Stay tuned tomorrow for the Top Five Hits of this past season.