Benitez says Napoli full of confidence facing Juventus

Napoli coach Rafa Benitez says they go into their clash with Juventus full of confidence. Benitez insists they do not need a "perfect performance" to beat Juve in Turin.

Napoli coach Rafa Benitez says they go into their clash with Juventus full of confidence.

Benitez insists they do not need a "perfect performance" to beat Juve in Turin.

"It’s not easy to play every three days, as we haven’t got much time to work in training,” said Benitez in his Press conference.

“I expect a strong performance tomorrow, as I want to see the minds and the hearts of my players. Juventus are very strong, which is why we need stamina and intensity as well as the desire to do well. We will try to stop them any way they can and hurt the Bianconeri.

“They have such strength in depth and Antonio Conte knows it, so they are the favourites for the Scudetto. Having said that, we must play in a relaxed and confident manner, as we have faith in our own qualities.”

Many of the teams that take on Juventus have adopted a ‘cage’ to block Andrea Pirlo from creating in midfield.

“We must focus on playing, then maybe you could keep a special eye on a player, but we certainly won’t man-mark him. Do we need the perfect performance? No, as a good one will be enough to get points off the Bianconeri.

 
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