Saturday December 15 2012
Mazzarri keeps Napoli focused

Walter Mazzarri is confident Napoli are on the right track despite last week’s defeat to Inter and the betting scandal, so focuses on Bologna.

The Partenopei were beaten at San Siro and could be docked two points, as Gianluca Grava and captain Paolo Cannavaro risk six-month bans.

“Grava doesn’t play that much, but I hope that Cannavaro won’t feel the pressure of this news. We have to concentrate on every game and gather as many points as possible,” said the Coach.

“We will evaluate what to do on the market in January. I can only say that I believe in my players and what they tell me.”

Goran Pandev is ready to start tomorrow evening against Bologna, though it remains to be seen if it’ll be as part of a trident with Lorenzo Insigne and Edinson Cavani.

“I’ll decide the line-up tomorrow. I’m happy to have Pandev back, as he is a very important figure in this team.

“I don’t know whether I’ll confirm the line-up that took on Inter, as we played well despite the defeat. We’ve done better against small sides this season, as it was only against Torino that we shot ourselves in the foot. This is why we must be wary of Bologna and keep focused.”

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