Napoli boss thinks that their win against Leicester City can give them strength for the next games.
In a game thatNapoli
conceded two goals at first, they managed to come back and win 3-2, and their boss has talked about it, insisting that he thought that everything was going wrong, but his men showed their character with their come-back.
“When you concede two goals as cheaply as we did, evidently there are difficulties and it felt as if everything was going wrong for us,”
Spalletti told Sky Sport Italia
“Instead, we reacted really well after the break, showing character. Those two goals, we didn’t have the right attitude when trying to just get the ball clear, but we fought back with soul.”
The game had a special situation because both sides had multiple absent players with suffering absent players who had covid-19 andLeicester City
facing problems with fitness issues.
“I am convinced that this performance and victory will give the players much more strength going forward to prove all their quality in future.”
has also talked aboutElmas
, who had an important part in Napoli’s front line, revealing that he had promised the player that, if he scores, the coach would fling himself on the ground.
“Elmas is first and foremost a splendid young man, but he can also adapt to any role. Where you are struggling, put him in and he’ll bring the goods,” explained Spalletti.
“He was disappointed by something at half-time that hadn’t gone right, so I told him that if he scored, I’d fling myself to the ground in celebration. I held on until the final whistle, but then I did it!”
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