Napoli won the Coppa Italia title this season thanks to victory over Juventus in the final round. Dries Mertens who also played in the match then praised his colleagues for the success achieved.
As is known, Napoli are indeed dealing with Juventus in the Coppa Italia final. The match itself was held at Staadio Olympico, Rome on Thursday morning WIB (6/18).
Supposedly, Juventus are more favored in winning the match because of the player’s material and experience, they are better than Partenopei. But in fact, the match ended with a score of glasses in normal time.
The match continued with the round of penalties to determine who the winner of this annual competition. Well, on that occasion, Napoli won with a score of 4-2.
Juventus failed on their two executors, including Danilo and Paulo Dybala. Meanwhile, the fourth Napoli kicker successfully tore the net Bianconneri.
As a result, thanks to the victory, Napoli automatically won the Coppa Italia this season. After the match, Dries Mertens then looked so happy and sent flattery to all his colleagues.
“We have shown the great team spirit that we have here,”
“We want to win something important and we give everything tonight to make it a special night for us and our fans.” Mertens said on the club’s official website.
Furthermore, the Belgian national team player also sent flattery to the new coach Gennaro Gattuso. According to him, the legend of AC Milan is a vital figure behind the Partenopei’s success in winning the Coppa Italia.
Gattuso came and gave us a new life. We have switched to a style of play that is more suitable for us. I think the seeds of our success tonight were planted last month, “he continued.
The future of Dries Mertens himself later had become a conversation following the fact that he would soon be in the final year of his contract with the club.
Mertens hinted that he would extend his contract with Napoli.
That was the decision I made during quarantine. I am happy to join Napoli,” Mertens concluded.