Gonzalo Higuain scored twice from the penalty spot yesterday in the match played by Napoli in Serie A against Torino. Rafa Benitez is very pleased with the Argentine striker, about who says that will become increasingly better.
Napoli was imposed yesterday at noon in the Serie A match with AC Torino, final score 2-0. Both goals of the game were scored by former Real Madrid striker, Higuain, from penalty kick (14 and 32 minutes).
After this success, the Spanish tactician of the Neapolitan side did not hesitate to praise Pipita Higuain, about who says he has not yet reached his peak form and will become increasingly better.
“Higuain is still not at his best but he works hard for the team and does it well,” Benitez told Sky Sports Italia after the game.
“Even when he is not playing at his best he is still a great player that can make the difference for us. It’s very positive that he put in a good performance after the victory against Marseille.”
After the first nine rounds in Serie A, Napoli ranks second along with Juventus (both with 22 points), 5 points behind the leader AS Roma (with maximum points, 27). Given that their position and the game of his team so far, Benitez is very confident in his team’s chances in the fight for the Scudetto.
“It’s a result that satisfies me although we could have scored more goals,” the Spaniard continued. “I will not look at the games of Roma or Juventus. My team has the quality to do well and fight for the title, I am convinced that Inter and Fiorentina can also fight for the title, it will be a race of five teams.”