FilGoal | News | Spalletti: Osimhen spares no effort and this is a problem.. It was easy to predict in the first half


Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti believed that the team lacked creativity in the first half, which led to a 3-2 defeat by Inter Milan in the thirteenth week of the Italian League.

“We were better in the second half and made many brave choices and unexpected passes,” Spalletti said in his statements to “Dazn” after the match.

“In the first half, it was easy to expect and we were resorting to easy solutions without personality or inspiration, which allowed Inter a lot of space in the rebounds. We need to organize some things, but in general we played well.”

And about Victor Osimhen, the Napoli striker, who was injured in the face and left the match, Spalletti, who was seen giving him angry instructions minutes before the injury, said: “He spares no effort and interferes with everything that happens around him on the field, but he must make choices.”

He explained, “If he continues chasing everyone, he forces us to modify the team’s form in order to catch up with him, and thus the matter becomes a continuous run in order to maintain the cohesion of the team.”

Regarding his injury, Spalletti said: “His eye was swollen and he could not see well, so he needed tests. I hope it’s just a bruise.”

And about Lautaro Martinez, who previously trained, where he was contracted when Spalletti was coach of the Nerazzurri, he said: “Lautaro Martinez is a wonderful player. He needed time to adapt and now he is proving that he is the hero he saw inside him from the beginning.”

The Nigerian was injured during a joint antenna with Milan Shkriniar, Inter Milan defender, and reports indicate the possibility of a broken cheekbone.

It is noteworthy that Napoli suffered the first defeat in the Italian League after 12 matches (10 wins and two draws), to continue to lead the league with 32 points, with a goal difference from Milan and 4 points from Inter Milan.


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