Ciro Ferrara was happy with a point, but reveals he had told Sampdoria to watch out for their marking on Fiorentina set plays.
The Blucerchiati earned a 2-2 draw in Florence, though Stefan Savic was allowed to score from two free headers.
“The derby win was very important to get us back on track. I got angry on Fiorentina’s second goal because a metre or so on the field can really change a situation,” said the Coach and former defender.
“Before the game I had told my lads that the Viola would cause us problems, but that we could hurt them with counter-attacks.
“It remains a great performance, also in terms of spirit, but we should’ve been smarter when marking them from set plays.”
The last few results have been achieved despite a striker shortage at Samp, though a star is born in 19-year-old Mauro Icardi.
“Icardi is helping us a great deal, as he creates problems for opposition defences and works very hard.”
Tickets for the Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid are still on sale with reseller Viagogo - Click to find out more