Serie A: Napoli-Genoa on the pitch at 3pm – Football

A league: Napoli-Genoa on the pitch at 3pm

“From today all we have to think about is that we have to win. There are 15 games left until the end of the championship and we have to recover 7 points from fourth place starting tomorrow against Genoa. In 15 games there are 45 points up for grabs and it is possible to recover , today I say that we will do everything to try to finish fourth. Trying means that the players must know this and take responsibility, like I do.” Walter Mazzarri, Napoli coach, said this on the eve of the championship match against Maradona.

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“At the end of the season – he said – I can come to the press room and say that we didn’t succeed but we tried. But I want to see maximum commitment, from now on every match must be a final, in which you play at your best. points can be recovered by winning the matches from tomorrow, then fourth-placed Atalanta will have to come here, we can beat Bologna, we can achieve important results away from home, we can do it based on what I’ve seen, paying more attention behind and realizing in attack.” .

Alberto Gilardino’s future holds center stage at Genoa. In fact, the Biella coach’s contract expires at the end of June and in recent weeks the rossoblù CEO Andres Blazquez has praised him publicly. “These are words that give me enormous pleasure. I can say that before the match against Empoli during the training camp in Florence he asked me what coach I wanted to be in the future. We didn’t talk about anything, nor about details or future technical programs, nor at the concrete form of the contract – explained Gilardino -. Having said that, I am proud to coach Genoa, these boys and this team. There is a passion behind our people that I didn’t remember when I played. The love has always been there but we have rekindled the fire within our people. Regarding my future I reiterate that at the moment I am spending all my energy, together with the boys and my staff, to achieve the too important and fundamental objective which is salvation in the meantime. When the company calls me and I will be my agent to talk to and we will be happy to do so, but at the moment I am focused on the final goal.”

Probable lineups

Napoli (4-3-3): 1 Meret, 22 Di Lorenzo, 33 Rrahmani, 3 Natan, 6 Mario Rui; 99 Anguissa, 68 Lobotka, 24 Cajuste; 21 Politano, 18 Simeone, 77 Kvaratskhelia. (95 Gollini, 14 Contini, 17 Olivera, 55 Ostigard, 30 Mazzocchi, 32 Dendoncker, 8 Traoré, 20 Zielinski, 29 Lindstrom, 26 Ngonge, 81 Raspadori, 9 Osimhen). Coach Mazzarri Unavailable: none Suspended: Juan Jesus Booked out: Di Lorenzo, Mazzocchi, Rrahmani, Ngonge

Genoa (3-5-2) 1 Martinez, 4 De Winter, 13 Bani, 22 Vasquez, 10 Messias, 17 Malinovskyi, 47 Badelj, 32 Frendrup, 20 Sabelli, 11 Gudmundsson, 19 Retegui. Available 16 Loyal, 39 Sommariva, 23 Citizens, 14 Vogliacco, 2 Thorsby, 5 Bohinen, 8 Strootman, 3 Martin, 55 Haps, 30 Ankeye, 90 Spence, 9 Vitinha, 18 Ekuban. Coach Gilardino Suspended: none Booked without warning: Retegui, Sabelli. Unavailable: Matturro.

Referee: Sacchi from Macerata

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2024-02-17 12:23:14
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