Gonzalo Higuain called tonight’s 3-2 result over Olympique Marseille “fundamental for Napoli to stay top of the group.”
The Partenopei could now qualify with just a point away to Borussia Dortmund, as that would give them the advantage in head-to-head encounters after Arsenal won 1-0 in Germany.
“It was a very difficult game and we were aware it was going to be,” Pipita told Sky Sport Italia after bagging a brace.
“This victory was fundamental for Napoli to stay top of the group. We are satisfied and knew this was going to be a very complex group, but we’ve got to give our all.
“I am in good shape, feeling better all the time and hope to help the team achieve important results.”
Napoli and Arsenal are joint top of Champions League Group F with nine points, followed by Dortmund on six and Marseille have zero.
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