Saturday April 19 2014
Benitez: 'Wasted opportunity'

Rafa Benitez admits Napoli have “wasted another opportunity” with their draw at Udinese. “This is a limitation.”

The Partenopei seemed to be in control after Jose Callejon’s opener, but visibly lost in intensity and allowed Bruno Fernandes to equalise.

“It has happened too often this season, we wasted another opportunity by failing to win a game we had in our grasp,” said the Coach following the 1-1 result.

“This is a limitation and we have to improve. I am not satisfied, as we should’ve doubled our advantage. There were two chances to score a second, but then we gifted Udinese the equaliser.

“We seem to lack the maturity needed to finish games off. It’s not easy to buy mentality on the market. You need to grow as a group through matches like this.

“Napoli are unaccustomed to fighting for a trophy. The team will mature once it regularly plays to win silverware and one year is not sufficient.

“Now we must try to win every remaining fixture, as third place has not been secured yet.”