Baldissoni Speaks Before the Derby

Roma’s Director General Mauro Baldissoni gave his thoughts on Roma’s derby match against Lazio.

You feel the warmth of the fans after the derby win?
“Yes, a few decibels more higher than the cheering of Laziali.”

At Rome, Lazio does well at these levels?
“We know the importance of the derby at the cultural level. We want to bring Roma to a high competitive level internationally. Then also, if Lazio were to succeed it would be good for the city.”

You’re a Roman soul…
“This year we are at a high level. I’m glad to be able to compete at this level.”

How are the players? And the field?
“The guys are focused, they know how important a win today is, beyond the opponent, we are facing a path and we can not miss the train. The field is fine.”

Source(s): Sky Italia

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