Palermo, Lucioni: “Repay yourself for the extraordinary fans. A new chapter has opened”

After the 2-0 victory against Sampdoria which allowed Palermo to access the play-off semi-final, the defender Fabio Lucioni he spoke after the match, analyzing the team’s performance: “We interpreted it in the right way. We wanted to be aggressive and impose our game. In the second half we did well to bring home an important result. Now we have to get ready for the next match, practically in 48 hours. – continues Lucioni as reported Stadionews– This is a group that has always cared for us, keeps us and will keep us until the last moment. We collected less than we deserved, in the long run we had to accept the championship’s verdict and roll up our sleeves. Let’s hope that the playoffs can give something extraordinary to a group that put work first“.

The central defender then dedicates a thought to the fans, today almost 33 thousand at Barbera, and to the support and warmth they transmit to the team: “They were extraordinary. They expected a different result from the championship, it’s there for all to see, we had started with other objectives fans were good at thinking that another chapter could begin from today; we have fully repaid their trust. With their help we can go far.”

Finally, a look at the next stages: “When expectations are high, the pressure increases. In such an important place you have to know how to support it. The results can begin to be glimpsed and the public can be yet another weapon. – concludes Lucioni – With Venezia we have to be good at thinking about the two matches. We have the advantage of playing the first at home, we can bring the result to our side. We have to do something more: we need to win. At this moment only the mental aspect counts, the energy is there.”