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Napli coach Gattuso on Verona collapse: We did everything wrong

Napli coach Rino Gattuso was left angry with his players after their 3-1 defeat to Verona.

Hirving Lozano had Napoli ahead before Verona struck via Federico Dimarco, Antonin Barak and Mattia Zaccagni to win 3-1.

“I make the decisions, so when we don't win, it's my responsibility. It's disappointing, because we had the right game-plan, we made it difficult for them, created four or five scoring opportunities in the first half and could've killed the game," Gattuso told Sky Italia.

“The regret is that, we could've done so much and kept wasting it. We were always four against four and didn't make the right passes. We know this Verona side loves to play physical football, so we started to do what they wanted.

“All teams have ups and downs this season, we need to clear our minds. I expect what we prepare during the week. We played the first half exactly the way we wanted to, but we did everything wrong in the second half.

“We made the wrong choices. It's not easy, you can't just go to the supermarket and ask for €10 of determination. It can't be brought out of the players just by saying it. It's about the interpretation of the game, we had one in the first half and a totally different attitude after the break."

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