Friday February 11 2011
Simplicio still a Scudetto believer

Fabio Simplicio is adamant that his Roma side are still in the Scudetto race despite the loss at Inter.

The 5-3 reverse against the Nerazzurri on Sunday saw Roma fall 10 points behind leaders Milan, even if they have a game in hand.

"Our Scudetto dream is not over," claimed the Brazilian. "There are still a lot of games to play and we can recover. We'll just have to see."

The capital club's title credentials will again be tested this weekend when they entertain Napoli, without suspended stoppers Philippe Mexes and Nicolas Burdisso.

"It's an important game and we have to face it with all of the determination and serenity that we have at the moment," added the midfielder.

"Will it be more difficult without Mexes and Burdisso? I have faith in the squad that we have here at Roma.

"We have players with important potential, who can decide the outcome of a game.

"The tie against Napoli will be a great match. We hope to entertain the fans and we'll look to take home three very important points."

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