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Napoli coach Gattuso mixed emotions after AZ draw

Napoli coach Rino Gattuso admitted some frustration after their 1-1 draw with Europa League opponents AZ Alkmaar.

Napoli can now qualify as long as they don't lose to Real Sociedad.

“We could've killed the game off, we didn't, and in the end I think we were lucky to get a point," Gattuso told Sky Sport Italia.

“We allowed them too much of the ball as time wore on, we made mistakes. If you analyse it, both teams had chances, we could easily have lost too.

“It wasn't a great performance. There were four or five situations we could've read better. In recent times, we've had a lot of support off the bench, but that didn't really happen today.

“Now we have to see it out with Real Sociedad. It's a pity, because we could've finished it all off today and we were in the position to achieve that, but we ended up almost losing.

“There are some positives, but I focus on the negative first. We didn't control the game during the 90 minutes, whether we had the ball or not. There are positives, we created the chances against a very talented team with a lot of pace.

“We lost our way in the second half and the substitutes didn't contribute very much."will qualify as long as they don't lose to Real Sociedad."


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