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Crotone coach Water Zenga: Relegation feels like a stab by a knife

Crotone coach Water Zenga was floored after their relegation was confirmed after defeat to Napoli.

On Sunday, wins for all four of their rivals meant that their 2-1 defeat at the San Paolo was ultimately rendered meaningless.

“I thank our fans who applauded us until the end," a distraught Zenga reacted post-match.

“At the moment, it feels like I am dead. I am sorry for Crotone and for the people of Crotone.

“We are a small club, but there is great enthusiasm and passion here.

“In the end, we had a difficult schedule and the other teams were better than us.

“Right now it feels like I have been stabbed with a knife.

“I really struggled to get our players up from the pitch. They have shown they are capable of staying in Serie A.

“But we need to congratulate our rivals."

Carlos Volcano
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