Sunday November 3 2019
Falco: 'Like Messi and Miccoli!'

Filippo Falco is inspired by Barcelona star Lionel Messi and ex-Palermo hitman Fabrizio Miccoli, as the Lecce No 10 scored a free kick in the 2-2 draw with Sassuolo.

Speaking to DAZN post-game, Falco confessed to watching videos of Miccoli and Messi in an attempt to improve his kicking technique.

"I'm used to scoring them in training, I try to take inspiration from the best. I watch tapes of Messi and Miccoli, but it is not easy to imitate them."

Lecce have already faced off against all of the big sides in Italy, with only Lazio remaining, and Falco believes this is the time to put points on the board.

"We had a very difficult schedule but we came out quite well. Now we have to try and gain results every game, we want to reach 20 points by January."

Falco's free kick was his first goal in Serie A, but extended Lecce's unbeaten run to four, all of them draws.

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