Wednesday November 2 2011
Lavezzi rues Napoli errors

Ezequiel Lavezzi rues Napoli's first half mistakes in Munich. “You can't just give 15 minutes to a team like Bayern.”

The Partenopei were doomed by a Mario Gomez hat-trick, although they managed to fight back to a more respectable 3-2 defeat.

“We started the game well, but you can't just give 15 minutes to a team like Bayern. We all saw what happened,” said Pocho.

“I liked playing as a centre-forward and we began with great character, but couldn't finish off our chances. If we had, then it would have been a very different game.”

Manchester City's 3-0 win away to Villarreal knocks Napoli down to third place in Group A, so their head-to-head at the San Paolo will be decisive.

“We are certainly still fighting to qualify and are in the race with Manchester City, but also have to focus now on Sunday and a very important Serie A game for us against Juventus.

“We are a little tired, but fixtures like this fire you up.”

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