Genoa defender Daniele Portanova has insisted that the final nine games of the season are all 'cup finals'.
The Grifone currently sit in 17th place, just one point above Siena in the relegation places.
And the veteran centre-back has claimed that his team are ready for this vital part of the campaign.
“This is almost going to be like a new season for us,” he told reporters. “We are expecting nine cup finals from now on.
“We are in good health and are raring to go.”