Gian Piero Gasperini insists the Genoa derby “is behind us and we are ready to resume” against Parma today.
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“The derby is behind us now and we are ready to resume our journey,” said Coach Gasperini in a Press conference.
The Grifone were beaten 1-0 by their local rivals Sampdoria last week, leaving confidence low.
“We are disappointed with that defeat, but now we’re concentrated only on the challenge with Parma. This is a dangerous opponent, but I have faith in my players.
“We put in the performances this season, even if there is margin for improvement, so over five rounds I have seen some good things. This is why we look to the future with confidence.”
Nicolas Burdisso is back after injury problems, while Maxime Lestienne could get a start too.
Genoa squad for Parma: Perin, Antonini, De Maio, Izzo, Burdisso, Pinilla, Perotti, Antonelli, Roncaglia, Lestienne, Greco, Edenilson, Lamanna, Falque, Matri, Kucka, Sommariva, Sturaro, Rosi, Rincon, Bertolacci, Mussis
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