Nice Coach Slams Balotelli
Nice Coach Slams Mario Balotelli
Nice manager Lucien Favre had some harsh words of criticism for Italian striker Mario Balotelli after his performance against Napoli on Tuesday night.
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The French club took on Napoli in the final play-off round for the UEFA Champions League, with the Italian team advancing after a convincing aggregate score of 4-0.
Balotelli was unable to inspire Nice to a comeback, and Favre lamented the striker's display, admitting he should have substituted the striker off earlier than he did.
"I don't want to talk about his performance. It was a negative performance and he should've come off a lot earlier," he told Mediaset Premium.
"Mario did not play well and I should've replaced him earlier.
"I call it the way I see it, he wasn't good enough tonight."
Balotelli has scored 18 goals in 31 matches For Nice since his arrival at the club last season.
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