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Sunday March 6 2011
Cosmi: 'We were shocking...'

Serse Cosmi felt Palermo lost the game in the opening 20 minutes. “We were shocking, but basically lost to their only two shots on goal.”

The new Coach made his debut in a 2-0 defeat to Lazio, as Giuseppe Sculli struck at the seventh and 17th minutes.

“I had a great deal of enthusiasm and hunger to get back to work, but we were shocking in the first 20 minutes,” said Delio Rossi's replacement.

“We were too timid, so Lazio were allowed to go in front too easily and then doubled their lead straight after.

“There's a long way to go yet, but the fact remains we basically lost to their only two shots on goal.”

The new Coach switched to a 3-5-2 system and intends to continue working on it after this fourth straight defeat.

“The squad must be ‘reconstructed,' as they lost confidence due to negative results. We are not only fragile in defence, but also in attack.

“I want to bring Palermo back to the team they were at the start of the season. That is my job.”

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