Ancelotti: Napoli was Over-Burdened by Europa League

  • Posted on: 27 April 2019

Napoli has sent down Chievo with their victory by 3-1 in the Serie A match on Sunday in between the two sides. Kalidou Koudibaly, the captain scored 2 goals on either side of the strike of Arkadiusz Milik. This sent Chievo to Serie B. As a matter of fact, this has also delayed the title celebration of Juventus for another week.

Carlo Ancelotti is now concentrating on the team’s second leg quarter-final of Europa League against Arsenal which is to take place on Thursday as the squad attempts on overturning the 2 goal deficit and move on to the next round of the competition.

He said in an interview that the approaching European Game has affected the performance of the players against Chievo. The Italian says that they had a lot of weight on them. In fact, the pressure had been so much that along with the attention and application, there had also been fear.

“The fifty-nine-year-old been asked if he had yet worked out the formation of the team for the game against Arsenal“. However, he didn’t give anything away. He went on to say that it is always difficult to choose as it had been for the match for Chievo. According to him, he preferred putting reliable education from the viewpoint of a character. This is because there might be imbalances as “it happened in Empoli“ and this is where he had changed a lot.

Carlo Ancelotti chose to start the match with Lorenzo Insigne, Dries Mertens and Milik, the attacking trio as the latter had been absent from the first leg of Europa League at Emirates. He had been asked if the trio is also going to start against Arsenal. He asked it is possible. He said that Milik didn’t play all the games and was preserved a lot in the first part of the season. His impressive number has given him the position of top attackers.