Thursday October 16 2014
Capello: 'Juve have winning mentality'

Fabio Capello was “disappointed” by the Juventus-Roma controversy. “The difference is a winning mentality.”

The Bianconeri beat Roma 3-2 in a fiery Turin clash, which saw two red cards and several contentious decisions.

“Juventus-Roma was not a beautiful game in many respects, particularly the controversy both during and after the match,” Russia Coach Capello told reporters.

“I was disappointed, as it should’ve been an example of Italian football coming back to a top level. The difference is in how accustomed they are to winning. There are clubs where you go and breathe in the winning mentality. Juventus have that mentality.”

Despite a poor start to the campaign, Capello believes Napoli can get back into the Scudetto race.

“When I was in charge of Milan there were seven teams fighting for the Scudetto, because there were also certain great Presidents.

“Now the only remaining clubs are Roma, Juve and Napoli. The rest make do with simply competing.

“The level of player in Serie A has dropped too. If you train with a great player, you learn and improve. Today, not having top players in their squads, they copy mediocre levels.

“Abroad the clubs who have more money can buy the most talented players, so they take on a winning mentality.

“Fortunately during this economic crisis Italian football is doing a good job of finding talented young foreigners. Only one top player arrived and that was Carlos Tevez.”

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