Naples – Napoli did not undergo an easy game despite a 2-0 win over Sassuolo. Partenopei coach Rafael Benitez praised his team mentality shown on this positive outcome.
Entertaining Sassuolo in San Paolo, Tuesday (24/02/2015) pm dawn, Napoli hit since the beginning. Statistics show them appear even more dominant with 54% ball possession -46%. Napoli dominance began slightly decreased since Dries Mertens red-carded in the 71st minute.
A total of 14 shots were fired at the children of Naples with three led to the goal, while the opponent has 10 where only one attempt on target.
Although active attack from the start, but Napoli have to wait until the 61st minute to break the deadlock. Duvan Zapata brought his team ahead, then multiplied by Marek Hamsik nine minutes later.
The difficulty of the game can also be seen from the fact that, two goals are created is the result of three shots on target owned Hamsik et al. This at least shows that there are many loopholes that can be exploited Napoli.
“This game is not easy, because Sassuolo show a good game. But we proved we have the right mentality to win,” said Benitez told Sky Sport Italia.
Victory over Sassuolo makes Napoli now has a value of 45 in the third step of the table, stay within three points of AS Roma in second position. Opportunity to pass his rival wide open next week considering Roma will face Juventus who is currently leading the standings.
“We are showing good performance today and get the results. We will see what will happen next,” said Benitez told Football Italia.
(Raw / mrp)