Although Napoli lost 0-1 to AC Milan, Luciano Spalletti still stated that he was satisfied with the performance of his students.
Napoli was a guest on AC Milan’s field without the main striker Victor Osimhen, but they still played proactively from the beginning. Napoli had a few chances but couldn’t take them, then they let Ismael Bennacer score after 40 minutes. For the rest of the game, the away team tried hard but could not find an equalizer.
To lose with the minimum score, Napoli will be forced to win at home to have a chance to win tickets to the semi-finals. Although Napoli lost to AC Milan, Luciano Spalletti still stated that he was satisfied with the students’ performance. He told Sky Sport:
“We had a great attitude, I want to congratulate our players for their performance. That’s what I expected. I need to work out what happened in the game. Overall. , we had the right approach. Sometimes things go well, sometimes they don’t.”
“Elmas played well, he caused problems for the Milan defence, he is also ready to defend when needed. Osimhen can give us more scoring chances, but Elmas is very important. I think today He did a good job.”
Losing 0-1 at the San Siro is not a disaster for Napoli, because in the second leg they will be playing at home. Napoli will also welcome Osimhen back in the second leg.