Thursday October 8 2015
Hoedt: 'Marking Higuain was formative'

Lazio defender Wesley Hoedt called marking Napoli hitman Gonzalo Higuain “a formative experience.”

The Aquile were torn apart 5-0 at the Stadio San Paolo in their Serie A humiliation.

“I learned more from one match than the other six put together,” Hoedt told Dutch media while on international duty.

“Higuain is a great striker with so much experience and with him on the field anything can happen.

“I was criticised a lot after that game. You must learn quickly how to mark certain players. I recovered from it fairly well, as it was a formative experience for me.”

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