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Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti: Forget defeat; we're in the quarters

Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti says there's no reason to be down after their Europa League defeat to RB Salzburg.

The Azzurri still reach the quarterfinals on aggregate after last night's 3-1 loss.

"The objective was not to get pinned back from the start, so in that sense we did well," Ancelotti told Sky Sport Italia.

“Let's look forward to the quarter-final, which will no doubt be difficult. We had the right approach initially, but then had difficulty dealing with the comeback. I guess the 3-0 first leg lead made us feel comfortable enough going into the final minutes.

Sebastiano Luperto and Vlad Chiriches did very well and showed confidence, so good signs came from them. I am very happy, as we were in a bit of an emergency situation at the back.

“We prepared well and effectively Milik's away goal sealed our qualification."

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