Vincenzo Italiano is ‘offended’ after Fiorentina’s defeat towards Roma and insists Dusan Vlahovic should be motivated to make the distinction.
La Viola misplaced 3-1 on the Stadio Olimpico of their Serie A debut.
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“I used to be glad till they have been 2-1 up, we performed on par regardless of being down to 10 males,” Italiano informed DAZN.
“We made an enormous mistake by dropping the depth we had had earlier than the draw, it’s a pity to lose a recreation performed with this mentality.
“I had informed the lads it was essential to go away this stadium with our heads held excessive, we did it, however I’m offended as a result of the factors and the desk depend now, so we should be cautious at each second.
“Maybe we thought we had the sport in our arms earlier than they scored the second purpose,” the previous Spezia coach continued.
“They’re a powerful group, we conceded some areas and so they made essentially the most of it, we may have executed higher on the again and be extra scientific up entrance. It’s a pity as a result of we confirmed the fitting spirit after the pink card.
“We misplaced the ball earlier than they scored the second purpose. There was, perhaps, a bit foul on Pulgar. We’re sorry as a result of we confirmed character inside a troublesome stadium. We should work on the great issues we did. This should be the mentality.
“The lads should know that, regardless of the defeat, we are able to’t lose shallowness. We’re receiving the reward and we should be completely satisfied for it.”
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Earlier than the sport, Fiorentina director Joe Barone had claimed Vlahovic would keep at Fiorentina in the summertime.
“There has by no means been an issue about him,” Italiano mentioned.
“Now, he should be centered on scoring objectives. He had a few good probabilities at the moment. We all know his price, he is aware of he’s admired, everyone helps him to make the distinction, he could make it. A motivated Vlahovic could be an added worth for us.”
Nico Gonzalez made his Fiorentina debut this night.
“He gave every part. He’s totally dedicated and a high quality left-foot, I imagine he can provide us satisfaction this season,” Italiano mentioned.
“He’s all the time centered, he trains arduous and I believe it was a fantastic signing. He can rating many objectives this season. I believe he performed nicely at the moment.
“Nico has high quality and he can play in each a part of the pitch.”