Mixed Emotions For Benitez As Napoli Squeeze Through

Rafael Benitez Napoli

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez had mixed emotions after his side overcame Udinese to progress to the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia. Napoli led 2-1 in extra-time only for an equaliser by the 10 men of Udinese to force a penalty shoot-out. The Partenopei though, finally put the tie to bed as Gonzalo Higuain scored the decisive spot kick. “The More...

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