Champions League: Barcelona vs. Napoli, live report


Yesterday (Friday) the Champions League came back with a pair of great quarter-finals in which Manchester City completed a double over Real Madrid and qualified at the expense of the last eight, with the big surprise coming from Turin where Juventus were relegated after a 2-1 win over Lyon that was not enough. Tonight (Saturday) the picture of the finalists in the quarterfinals of the tournament to be held in Portugal will be completed. Barcelona You are currently hosting Naples After a 1-1 draw in Italy, andBayern Munich Facing against Chelsea After 0: 3 to the Germans in London

Barcelona – Napoli 0: 0 (1: 1)

Leo Messi’s team has only finished second in the Spanish league and very much wants not to finish empty handed without any title, for the first time since 2007/08. A draw from scratch will also be enough for Kika Stein to qualify for the next stage, when it seems that a dismissal will lead to his dismissal. The Catalans are looking for their 100th home victory in the Champions League and will start with a strong squad with the well-known trio – Antoine Griezmann who returned to fitness and scored the important foreign goal in Italy (1: 1), will play alongside Messi And Luis Suarez. It should be noted that Messi has scored just two goals in the Champions League this season, his lowest amount since 2007. Frankie de Jong will return to the link when Sergio Busquets and Arturo Vidal are suspended. Ricky Pouch, who was one of the best on the team in the final rounds in Spain, remained on the bench.

Napoli’s Gennaro Gattuso, who holds the Italian Cup, believes the result of the first game has deprived her. She finished the season in Serie A mediocre with two losses in the last four rounds and was ranked only seventh. On the other hand, great news came when the star Lorenzo Insigne recovered from the injury and will start in the squad. Dries Martens and Jose Cayetano, perhaps in their last game on the team, will complete the tip. Costas Manuels, who will start in the center of defense alongside Kalido Coulibaly, had already ousted Barcelona with an important goal in the quarter-finals about two years ago.

Antoine Griezmann | Thomas Eisenhuth/Getty Images

The vehicles

Barcelona: Marc Andre Ter Stegen, Nelson Samado, Gerard Pique, Clement Langela, Jordi Alba, Frankie de Jong, Sergei Roberto, Ivan Rakitić, Leo Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez

Naples: David Ospina, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Calido Coulibaly, Costas Manolas, Mario Roy, Fabian Ruiz, Diego Dema, Piotr Zelinski, Jose Cayejon, Lorenzo Insignia, Dries Martens

Bayern Munich – Chelsea 0: 1 (0: 3)

On the face of it, the deal seems to have been decided. Hansy Flick’s Bayern Munich who finished the season with a local double – knows that the recovery of the treble from 2013 is certainly possible, and has a huge advance at the expense of the English (0: 3 victory) who surrendered 2: 1 to Arsenal in the English Cup final and also suffer injuries . Contact Giorgini will be absent due to yellows and Marcus Alonso is sent off. Mason Mount, Tami Avraham and Callum Hudson-Audi make up the tip. Canta is back in the lineup and will hold the middle. Despite the impressive advantage, the Germans do not take risks and will play in the strong squad available to them. Robert Lewandowski will look for his 12th hair at the factory. Thomas Müller, Ivan Frisic, who will replace the injured Kingsley Koeman, and Serge Gnabry will complete the front. Tiago, who is on his way out of the club, will open the link when Joshua Kimich is moved to the defensive position after a long time.

Robert Lewandowski. Bayern smell the quarter-finals | John Walton/EMPICS/PA Images via Getty Images

The vehicles

Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimich, Jerome Boateng, David Alaba, Alfonso Davis, Thiago Alcantara, Leon Goretzka, Ivan Frisic, Thomas Müller, Serge Gnabry, Robert Lewandowski

Chelsea: Willie Cbajero, Kurt Zuma, Andreas Christensen, Rice James, Ross Barkley, Matthias Kovacic, Anglo Canta, Emerson, Callum Hudson-Audrey, Tami Abraham and Mason Mount


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