Following the team’s final training session before our match against Genoa at the Tardini, Roberto D’Aversa spoke in the pre-match press conference: “Tomorrow at the Tardini, I’d like to see an atmosphere like the one we had in Lega Pro against Reggiana because it’s a very important game for us. We need to worry about ourselves while looking to get a result, we’ll try to win but without giving the opposition space. Balance will be needed against a team that can play on the break."
About the squad: “Barillà has done everything to make himself available but we’re not going to take the risk with him. Stulac also needs more time to recover. Ceravolo is back, while everyone else is also available. We came out on top during our earlier meeting without Gervinho and Inglese and the strength of the squad was clear to see. In times of difficulty, we’ve always managed to get the best out of ourselves. I’ve never looked for excuses, but over the course of the season, we’ve often played games whilst dealing with injuries. Sierralta, Bastoni and Dimarco are coming back from different periods spent on the sidelines and long-time absentees mean more energy wasted. Genoa are coming into this off the back of six positive results. They’ve got pacy players like Lazovic and Kouamè, and they’re capable of threatening on the counter-attack. We must concede as little as possible to them, playing the game with as much balance as possible."
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