"This was a huge win, especially because we were able to stay ahead of Napoli," De Rossi said, referring to the race for second and the final direct entry to the Champions League group phase.
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"For Genoa, I think in 38 matches they won't play one that's not physical. Because that's the type of football they play - very aggressive, man against man," De Rossi said. "We needed to put our work boots on and we did."
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