AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia defended his tactical choices for defeat to Napoli.
Garcia surprised when dropping Mattia Destro in favour of Michel Bastos and Gervinho as a centre-forward in the 1-0 defeat to Napoli.
"Simple, we decided to wait for Napoli and go on the counter with Gervinho, Florenzi and Bastos. We had many scoring opportunities and only missed that little bit of luck to convert them," Garcia told Sky Sport Italia.
"We played with character and maturity, so I don't think the defeat was deserved. We saw tonight that in football the best team doesn't always win.
"Mattia came back from international duty with a slight injury and couldn't play 90 minutes, but the truth is I didn't want to leave too much space to the opposition full-backs, as Maggio and Ghoulam could do damage. That's why I chose some energy on the flanks."
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