Luciano Spalletti thinks that Mourinho’s AS Roma counter is not easy, but he insists Napoli can pose a big threat.
Crazy Ball – Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti assesses AS Roma is a difficult test for him and his team. But he stressed the Partenopei are also a danger to the Giallorossi.
Napoli and AS Roma will face each other in the 2021/2022 Italian League, Tuesday (19/4) early morning WIB. The duel between the two teams will take place at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.
Ahead of the match, Luciano Spalletti’s team did not have good preparations. The reason, Napoli lost against Fiorentina with a score of 2-3. These results immediately make them now in third place in the Italian League standings and the chances of winning the Scudetto are running low.
Unlike AS Roma, Jose Mourinho’s polish team managed to win over Bodo/Glimt which is a club they were difficult to beat in their previous three matches in the European Conference League. As a result, Tammy Abraham and colleagues trust very high ahead of meeting the Partenopei.
Although Luciano Spalletti admits Roma can harm Napoli, he also warns his club can cause problems for Lazio’s eternal rivals.
Speaking to the media, Spalletti admitted that his team was not good enough against Fiorentina. As for Roma, he considered it a very difficult test for Napoli. But he made sure that they could also pose a serious threat to the Giallorossi.
Luciano Spalletti also urged his players to stay compact and not let their guard down in the midweek Italian League match. He also mentioned that he had not been able to beat Jose Mourinho.
But the 63-year-old soccer coach made it clear he would try to beat him. He even emphasized that Napoli are not a team that wants to win games with words, but must prove it on the pitch against a strong team.
Meanwhile, in the last five matches, the two teams in the Italian League for the Partenopei have won three wins, one draw and Roma won once when handled by Paulo Fonseca.