Wednesday February 1 2012
Mazzarri: 'Ref robbed Napoli'

Walter Mazzarri was furious with the referee after a 0-0 draw with Cesena. “I am sick and tired of this, as we lost two points due to the official.”

Napoli were held at the San Paolo, as Goran Pandev’s goal was disallowed in stoppages for reasons that remain unclear. He was not offside and replays suggest Christian Maggio provided the assist with his chest rather than an arm.

“The goal is absolutely and totally clear,” blasted Mazzarri. “I am sick and tired of this, as we lost another two points today due to the official and his behaviour.

“The referee had a terrible game and made many mistakes against us. He had a huge effect on the match, preventing us from getting the deserved victory.

“Other than the goal, there were some incorrect offside decisions and the referee didn’t send off a Cesena player for using his elbow.

“Up until now we have stayed silent, but we can’t keep pretending that nothing is happening. In the last three rounds we have been robbed of at least five points. I am tired and my patience is at an end.”