Napoli’s new manager, Carlo Ancelotti, said his excitement after his landing squad managed to win in the inaugural match of the Italian Serie A season 2018/19. What’s more, the victory was won over one of the strongest and most ambitious teams in Italy in the last two seasons, Lazio.
As is known, Carlo Ancelotti has indeed been officially appointed as Maurizio Sarri’s successor since a few weeks ago. Of course, there is high optimism from the Partenopei fans with the arrival of the former AC Milan success coach, because Ancelotti can be considered as one of the most successful coaches in Italy. The concerned managed to bring AC Milan and Real Madrid to win the European Champions League. He also succeeded in the Premier League, French Ligue 1 and German Bundesliga.
Although there had been anxieties following the lack of Napoli movement on the transfer market this summer, but in fact they still managed to win in the inaugural match against Lazio with a final score of 2-1. After the match, Ancelotti claimed to be very happy, and considered it a satisfying victory.
“I was nervous at the start, but as the game progressed, we could compensate. It was really a special thing for me, because the Olimpico Stadium is my home as a player in Rome. I won a lot of games in this field. ”
“We have a little trouble until the end of the game, where things like this are normal when starting the season. I really had less confidence in the warming that we built, but at this stage, everything was in line with expectations. We try to change conditions and it takes time, but this team always works hard. “Another positive thing is that the players proved that they were a solid team and were able to get out of a difficult situation together,” told Ancelotti to DAZN after the match.