Spalletti Not Want to Talk About Scudetto, Before It Happens
Inter coach Luciano Spalletti believes his team will only be considered a serious contender for the Serie A title when people stop questioning him about their Scudetto chances.
The Spalletti forces managed to hold Napoli to a 0-0 draw at San Paolo Stadium last weekend, and they are still two points adrift of the Serie A leaders, with defending champions Juve behind the Nerazzurri.
Satisfied with a draw in Naples
They host Sampdoria this week, with Napoli facing Genoa and Juventus welcoming SPAL in Turin. But even though Inter played very well this season and unbeaten in league competition, Spalletti did not talk about the Scudetto.
He told a pre-match press conference: “I like a lot of things in Napoli but at the same time, you can always find something to improve on. I’m satisfied because we went there to play and get the ball even if we should be able to be more effective in certain situations. ”
“We can not doubt the way we have to go, we need to move forward to achieve our goals. We want to be more confident in ourselves, we can not even let the comments made about us affect us, “he added.
“We know our strengths and weaknesses well. When you stop asking me about the Scudetto, it means we can really compete for that purpose. We need to keep moving at one time, we know where we want to end the season, “he continued.
Players are required to perform maximum counter Samdoria
On the challenge posed by Samp, who is currently sixth in Serie A with only one defeat this season, Spalletti added: “They are a good team, Sample coach Marco Giampaolo makes all the teams he coaches to be strong and he really is. really know how to do a job as a coach. ”
“We have to play well and start again from zero to this match in the best way, with good intensity and quality.”
“We have to warm up mentally and then evaluate any risks that may occur and every player should give the maximum effort of themselves,” he concluded. (Source: Four Four Two)