Corini: 'Napoli will be riled up'

Eugenio Corini knows Napoli “will be riled up” by their defeat to Cagliari and eager to take it out on Brescia this weekend.

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“We are facing an international-level team with many options throughout their squad,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

They face a Napoli side stunned 1-0 at home by Cagliari on Wednesday evening, their second defeat in the opening five rounds.

“Napoli are coming off a defeat, but it was one of those games where they looked ready to win at any second and lost to a late goal out of nowhere. They’re going to be riled up by that loss, but we are also aware of the quality we can bring to the game.”

Mario Balotelli made his Rondinelle debut in the 2-1 defeat to Juventus on Tuesday night, so is also expected to start at the Stadio San Paolo.

“I want to evaluate him carefully, as he had a slight neck problem, but I think the motivation can push him through the pain and playing might even help.”

Ernesto Torregrossa, Emanuele Ndoj and Giangiacomo Magnani are still on the treatment table for Brescia.

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