ST LOUIS (LALATE) – Napoli vs. Roma 2014 (en vivo live score results below) heads to the field in a Coppa Italia semifinals soccer match today. Will there be a Fiorentina vs. Napoli or Fiorentina vs. Roma 2014 Coppa Italia finals? In roughly two hours from now, fans will have the answer.
Today’s Napoli vs. Roma 2014 game (start time 11:45 am PST) is the second of a two leg round in the Coppa Italia semifinals. Previously Roma vs. Napoli ended in a 3-2 score. Napoli as a result has a one goal deficit today.
Nevertheless, when asked about expectations for today, Napoli coach Rafa Benitez told news
“We need a good performance against them. Both in the league and in the Coppa, we have played well against Roma and I think the fact that we are playing at home can make a difference.”
Benitez is certain that his team can overcome their deficit. “The Coppa Italia is an important competition for us and I would like to win it even though it will not be easy. We will put out the strongest team. Fortunately, I have all my players available and in good condition. (Argentinean striker Gonzalo) Higuain has the quality to change a game but I have confidence in all of my players.”
However, Roma coach Rudi Garcia tells his team’s news site that today’s game will be a difficult battle, especially considering the close point spread after leg one. “Napoli have to win and we will go there determined to gain qualification. Our philosophy is to play attacking football and we will go out there determined to win. Napoli have had one more day to prepare this game but we are charged up.” For live score results today click HERE.