Sunday January 12 2014
Mandorlini: 'Verona can beat Napoli'

Verona have won all but one of their home games and Andrea Mandorlini trusts they can scalp Napoli today too.

It kicks off at the Stadio Bentegodi at 14.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“We are facing a very strong, very important team that is doing more than well this season,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

“They beat Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund, but my objective is to get the victory. Rafa Benitez is a legend and with him Napoli have also really strengthened their attacking approach.”

Verona are newly-promoted into Serie A, but are in fifth place and their 100 per cent home record was ruined only by local rivals Chievo in the derby.

“We are doing well and are coming off a great result beating Lazio 4-1, but this will be different,” continued Mandorlini.

“We are aware that we’re not the same side we were in the opening weekend, but our attitude remains the same. We’ve got to bring out everything we’ve got.”

Samuele Longo, Jacopo Sala and Nikolay Mihaylov are unavailable for Hellas.

Verona squad for Napoli: Rafael, Nicolas, Borra; Agostini, Albertazzi, Moras, Cacciatore, Maietta, Marques, Gonzalez; Donati, Hallfredsson, Jorginho, Martinho, Donadel, Romulo, Laner, Cirigliano; Cacia, Toni, Gomez Taleb, Iturbe, Jankovic