Mourinho: We are the team that has scared Napoli the most
Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, believes his team did not deserve to lose against Serie A leaders Napoli on Sunday.
suffered a 2-1 defeat againstNapoli
on Sunday, with Mourinho’s side is in sixth place with 37 points after 20 matches, while Napoli is 13 points clear at the top of the table.
After the game, Mourinho claimed Roma is the team that scared Napoli the most this season.
“From the first minute we played well. The team were always in control, we pressed very hard, we defended well.
"Napoli suffered, we are the team that scared them most. The stadium seemed empty, and beyond the negative result I leave here more confident.
"Sometimes football is unfair, the team that deserves more loses. Sometimes we won without deserving it, tonight they [Roma] deserved to win. I told the boys that we must be sad for the defeat, but calmly see you on Wednesday at the Olimpico."
Roma faces Cremonese in the Coppa Italia quarter-final on Wednesday.
Mourinho also insisted that Napoli will win Serie A this season.
"Today we saw that Napoli are very good and have the champion's star,"
Mourinho told DAZN.
"I have won eight championships, I know what it means to have the star that lights up for you. The championship will definitely be theirs."
Mourinho also said Napoli starVictor Osimhen
, who scored the first goal, should change his game if he ever goes to the Premier League.
"Osimhen is very strong, he's difficult to mark, he's a top player, but if he goes to England he has to change because they'll kill him,"
"Certain attitudes are accepted in Italy."
Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti said he is satisfied with his players’ attitude.
"They're delicate matches and those who have played have done so with the right attitude,"
Spalletti also praised Osimhen’s performance against Roma.
"There is technical quality, there is personality,"
Spalletti told DAZN
. "He is a physically strong player and it becomes difficult to get at him."
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