In the heat of the moment, you must always be rational when analysing a match. . We then could’ve gone 3-0 up and Lazzarri also could’ve been given a second yellow. The mental aspect of the game then changed when they scored their first goal. We knew that there was the possibility that we would struggle physically in midfield due to the fitness of some of the players. . This was a game where we had many different chances but eventually ended up getting no points.
“There were the changes to change formation, . However, it’s not easy then you’re playing in midfield with three players who’re not in the best physical condition. Nevertheless, this does not detract from the fact that by being a bit more clever it is possible to get the result you want. .
“Tactically, 4-3-3 is a system which we use every day in training because it’s the system that we play with.. It’s clear that those who came on for Spal made a difference, with Valoti scoring for example. We prepared for them to be physical, . When you’re ahead, you can play in peace and control the game, but as soon as you concede, you start to play with fear.
“There will have been certain mistakes but we’ll analyse them calmly, you can never let up by an inch in Serie A. Does this defeat change something in terms of our objectives? I’ll never get tired of saying it, it’s good for me if the fans dream that the team does as well as it can. . Today, we were winning 2-0 and unfortunately we’ve lost. Obviously, there’s something mental to work on, but I won’t criticise the guys because they played a great game until the 65th minute. Then there were 25 minutes where we made mistakes. .”