The Napoli coach contemplated the tough match that his team will have against the Blaugrana team. “Tomorrow we must climb Everest,” he clarified.
The resumption of the Champions League for Napoli It will not be easy: you will have a complicated commitment to Barcelona for the round of the eighth this Saturday. The celestial coach, Gennaro Gattuso, spoke in the prelude to the match in the Camp Nou and stressed the difficulty of the match against the Spanish.
“We know that for us it will be a very difficult game. And even more so against a team like Barça, that’s why we will have to play a great game from the technical and tactical point of view. We will put what we can against a team that has great players and it can even happen. that is not enough either, “said the Italian to the media.
“Not having won anything gives Barça more strength. It is a team that has been used to winning for many years. Tomorrow we must climb Everest. Barcelona recovered all the players except the sanctioned ones. They have great players and they are a spectacle to watch them play”, added.
When describing the present of the South of Italy, the former midfielder highlighted: “I think that the confinement made football a different thing. We have a lot of stress and fatigue, but we achieved the goal of winning the Coppa Italia. We improved a lot in the last games. I think that from the first leg until now we have improved a lot. “
For his part, Gattuso regretted the absence of the fans for the decisive match and said that “the public is football”, so “without an audience there is no football.” However, he affirmed that the dispute of the game behind closed doors and as visitors against the Culés will give “a little advantage”.
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