Novara may be plummeting down the standings, but Attilio Tesser warns Napoli “we want to get back on our feet and give everything we’ve got.”
Tonight’s evening kick-off at the San Paolo sees the Partenopei recovering from their Champions League celebrations midweek.
“I doubt there will be any hangover. If anything, the victory against Villarreal and qualification for the knockouts will have brought even more enthusiasm to previously tired legs,” said the Coach.
“Napoli are playing very well, are organised and have some incredible individual talents. Meanwhile, I’d have preferred to go into this game with a positive result behind us.
“Unfortunately, not only did we lose against Lazio, but we did it with a poor performance. It was perhaps the first match we really got completely wrong.
“We want to get back on our feet and give everything we’ve got.”
This is a special fixture for Tesser, who played for Napoli from 1978 to 1980.
“I certainly had some unforgettable years in Naples.”
The Coach could even opt to change his tactics for this trip, scrapping the 4-3-1-2 for a more protected 5-3-2.