Fabio Quagliarella makes it eight in eight as Sampdoria move fifth
Football-Nairobi, Kenya 27 December 15:10 GMT
Quagliarella was on the scoresheet as he scored his eighth goal in as many games with a flick from 14 yards from a set piece in the second half and Gaston Ramirez sealing the 2-0 victory.
Giampaolo said in his post-match Press conference after the 2-0 win over Chievo: “It was a difficult game against a mentally and physically strong Chievo,”
“We expended a lot of energy in the first half, then the quality of our players shone through. They did well.
“I don’t look at the table, even if it gives us self confidence, we just need to think about playing our own games as well as possible because there are always three points available.”
On Fabio Quagliarella
“Fabio scored a wonder goal and I only realised after it went in. It’s the kind of thing Fabio can do and I think the fans enjoy watching him.
“He continues to be a player who feels good and scores goals.”
Chievo boss Domenico Di Carlo felt Fabio Quagliarella goal changed the whole game:
Quagliarella scored with an extraordinary scorpion flick from 14 yards on a set play at the dawn of the second half, Gaston Ramirez sealing the 2-0 victory.
“We faced a good team with courage and the desire to be protagonists,” the Coach told Rai Sport.
“Chievo spent long periods in the Samp penalty area, so were very positive, but Quagliarella’s moment of magic changed the whole game.”