Gonzalo Higuain has underlined that winning was the only option for Napoli at Lazio on Monday night.
The Azzurri, after two successive losses in Serie A, returned to victory with a 4-2 at the Stadio Olimpico.
“It was a fundamental game for us,” the summer signing from Real Madrid told Sky Sport Italia. “We couldn’t afford to fall further behind the leaders.
“I’m very happy for myself and for the team, I managed to score and aid Napoli to victory,” added the man who grabbed a brace.
“There is a long way to go yet in the season, we are doing well and we need to grow.”
The Azzurri are still third in the table, but now just three behind Roma and six shy of leaders Juventus.