Vincenzo Italiano believes Spezia have found their feet after their victory against Napoli and points out what his men must do to overcome Sampdoria on Monday.
have collected only 14 points out of 16 Serie A outings so far this campaign. The newly-promoted Spezia beatNapoli
despite being reduced to 10 men on Wednesday.
“We are working with more serenity now,”
Italiano said at a press conference
“It’s not easy to earn points after so many defeats, especially when you would deserve more.
“The guys never gave up against a top team, we achieved an important result and I am really happy for my players.
“It’s frustrating to play well and earn no points, everyone was relieved, but the season is still long, I expect enthusiasm against Sampdoria.”
Spezia will next face Sampdoria at the Alberto Picco and Italiano believes it will be a difficult game for his side.
“Samp have a clear identity, they are achieving good results this season. They have players who can decide games on their own, they sacrifice themselves and they counterattack well. It’s going to be a tough game.
"We must pay attention and not give the ball away, because they can be dangerous on the counter-attack" Italiano added.