My tribe

Napoli coach Benitez explains hooking Albiol

Napoli boss Rafa Benitez explained hooking Raul Albiol during victory over Lazio.

The defender was taken off at halftime of the 4-2 win.

Benitez said: "Albiol had a spectacular season. He made one error today and we substituted him because his energy levels were quite low. He seemed sluggish and it might be the start of a virus.

"You can't win with just the attack or just the defence. What you need is a balance between them. We are well aware that we have to improve the way we defend as a whole unit and not just the back four."

 For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tribalfootball

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?