Saturday January 12 2019
Viali: 'Novara demoralised'

Novara Coach William Viali admits his team “became demoralised” too early into their 4-1 Coppa Italia defeat to Lazio.

The Serie C outfit were surprise participants in the Round of 16, having eliminated Perugia, Brescia and Pisa.

“We did well in the opening stages, but after going 2-0 down, we got demoralised and I didn’t like that attitude,” Viali told Rai Sport.

“The second half was an improvement and we got a goal too. Unfortunately, we knew full well that we could only win by pouncing on an error and Lazio made very few.”

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