Benitez delighted with Napoli win: We're still only at 75%

Napoli coach Rafa Benitez was delighted with their convincing 4-2 win over Lazio. Gonzalo Higuain hit a double in the victory.

Napoli coach Rafa Benitez was delighted with their convincing 4-2 win over Lazio.

Gonzalo Higuain hit a double in the victory.

“We’re still at 75 per cent,” Benitez told Sky Sport Italia.

“We have to remember this was a difficult game in which we had to show intensity, character and determination. It’s also important to note the pitch was awful and the ball didn’t bounce regularly.

“Clearly Higuain is a player who can make the difference for us. I spoke to him before the game, but I spoke to many of the players.

“The most important thing is not just that he scored, but that he put in a good performance, scared defenders and create space for teammates. It was difficult for us to play our style of football on this turf."

 
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