“We’ve lost a bit of confidence, we do things with less conviction in our quality,” the Coach told Rai六合投注网站 Sport.
“It seems as if here they want to convince you that that’s how it works, that you can perform below par, that it can happen. But then you see all the characteristics that are required: a bit of strength, of character, of psychology. If those components all drop together, then it becomes more difficult.
Spalletti was asked if Ivan Perisic and Mauro Icardi were some of those who hadn’t lived up to expectations lately.
The 1-0 Coppa Italia Quarter-Final loss to Milan, sealed by a Patrick Cutrone goal in extra time, was their third consecutive defeat after Udinese and Sassuolo in Serie A.
“Tonight and in previous matches, the team saw its conviction in its own strength drop. Before there was total conviction in our qualities. You can see they can’t recapture that.”
“On a psychological level, we must turn a corner, realise that we ought to do more. The players are involved, then when you can’t even convince them using facts that the situation is like this, you must find a way to make them understand.
“I think this side has the potential to beat any opponent, but must realise its capabilities and use them every time. In some moments we are not complete and don’t give the best individual performances, so if a few of those are lacking, it becomes difficult for the whole team.”
Luciano Spalletti gave an enigmatic post-match interview after . “You can’t expect someone to resolve your problems.”
“In physical terms, they are fine, the quality is there, but if you expect someone to 真人外围投注resolve your problems, then it all becomes difficult. We must reso网络外围投注lve things ourselves, as if you wait for someone to do it for you, then you’re in trouble.
“When chances come along and you don’t take them, that’s just a fact. We must give the right importance that they deserve. Then when you concede something, you let in a goal.
Before that, they needed a penalty shoot-out to get past Serie C outfit Pordenone in the Coppa Italia. What has gone wrong?