Sunday February 13 2011
Di Carlo 'accepts Samp criticism'

Sampdoria boss Mimmo Di Carlo believes he must “accept criticism, as long as it is constructive.”

The Blucerchiati fans appealed to President Riccardo Garrone to fire Di Carlo after a string of disappointing results.

“We must accept criticism, because that's only normal when you don't win,” said the tactician.

“The important thing is that they are constructive and not premeditated. It is good to feel the President and the team have faith in me.”

Samp face a crucial mid-table battle with Bologna this afternoon and welcome back Daniele Gastaldello and Fernando Tissone from injury.

“We must rediscover the victory. The three points are crucial and could finally bring us to a turning point in our season.”

Massimo Volta sits out this game with a ban, joining the sidelined Franco Semioli and Nicola Pozzi.

Sampdoria squad: Curci, Da Costa, Tozzo; Gastaldello, Laczkó, Lucchini, Martínez, Perticone, Zauri, Ziegler; Dessena, Guberti, Koman, Mannini, Palombo, Poli, Tissone; Biabiany, Maccarone, Macheda, Zaza

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