Raul Albiol warned Napoli can get the Scudetto if “we win all nine remaining games,” including the head-to-head with Juventus.
The defender hadn’t found the net in Serie A since January 2016, but rose to meet a Jose Callejon corner and beat Genoa 1-0.
“The last few rounds will be more and more difficult. I am happy for the win and we must continue to the end,” Albiol told Mediaset Premium.
“I am happy for the goal and above all the victory, as this was a very tough game.”
This result closes the gap on Juventus to just two points and they still have the head-to-head in Turin to go next month.
“We want to try to the end and keep our chances alive. We know that Juve are strong and are working hard to compete with them. There are nine games left. If we want to win the Scudetto, we have to win all nine.
“We have to improve and keep growing, as we do every year. Juventus have won six Scudetti in a row, so to compete with them we must really step up the level and pick up a huge number of points. We are the only side competing with Juve and that shows what great work we’ve done.”