SSC Napoli headcoach Carlo Ancelotti has said they are not going to take lightly their Champion’s Group C match opener against debutants Red Star Belgrade.
Speaking in the press conference on Monday, The two-time Champions league winner says that they know they are in a tough group, and that it is important to make a good start can not afford to slip up. He also said that they are aware of Red Star’s impressive Home Form.
Ancelotti also said that they know Red Star played very well in the Europa League last season and are dominant in the Serbian league, hence they will head into the clash with the utmost respect for the Serbian Club.
The former Ac Millan and Real Madrid manager said they want to do well in the Champions League this season because it’s a great competition and he know his players too will be motivated by the atmosphere in Belgrade.
Red Star on the other hand tore apart 10-man Radnik Surdulica 6-0 on Saturday in their Serbian League to stretch their perfect start of the season to seven wins, having knocked out Salzburg on away goals to reach the Champions League group stage for the very first time in their History.
Red Star coach Vladan Milojevic was confident his underrated team could give Europe’s heavyweights a run for their money.
Vladan said that they are not there to just make up the numbers, and heading into every match against Europe’s finest devoid of any pressure can only play into their hands.
He concluded by saying that, they know who they are up against but they have come this far and don’t want to stop there.Also With all due respect to Napoli, they fear no one and the fans can put extra wind in their sails.