Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina, who is on loan until the end of the season from Liverpool, has stated that his team will not be playing for a draw against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League group match.
Napoli go into the match still with a chance to progress to the knockout stages, but a defeat to the German club will put them in a disadvantageous position. They could potentially fall to third place after the end of this round of group matches. Hence, there has been a suggestion that Rafa Benitez may adopt defensive tactics for the match.
Getting a draw away from home in the Champions league is not necessarily a bad thing, but Reina feels that the Italian club will not go with such tactics. The Liverpool goalkeeper was recently united with Benitez after sealing a season-long loan move from Liverpool.
Even though he is not expected to stay beyond this season, Reina is already becoming a cult figure at Napoli after having become the first player to save a penalty from Mario Balotelli. It might be