Sacchi: 'ADL damaging Napoli'
Arrigo Sacchi claims President Aurelio De Laurentiis criticism of Napoli and Maurizio Sarri “was more damaging than defeat to Real Madrid.”
Mertens: 'I had chance to score'
Dries Mertens was left to rue some missed opportunities as Napoli fell 3-1 to Real Madrid, but “there’s another match and we’ll give our all.”
Casemiro: 'My volley no fluke'
Casemiro revealed his sensational volley against Napoli was no fluke. “It’s something I try a lot,” said the Real Madrid midfielder.
Zidane: 'Two teams for a great game'
Zinedine Zidane noted “it takes two teams to create a great game of football” after Real Madrid fought back to beat Napoli 3-1.
Sarri: 'Too many Napoli errors'
Maurizio Sarri felt Napoli made an unusual number of mistakes against Real Madrid, but hit back at President Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Insigne: 'Madrid-Napoli gap not big'
Lorenzo Insigne thought “only the result showed a big difference” between Napoli and Real Madrid in their 3-1 defeat.
CL: Napoli beaten at the Bernabeu
Lorenzo Insigne’s stunner from distance gave Napoli a shock lead at the Bernabeu, but Real Madrid fought back for a 3-1 victory including a Casemiro volley.
ADL: 'Ibrahimovic as Napoli Coach'
President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms meeting Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but “more than as a player, he could be Napoli Coach in five or six years.”
ADL: 'Bernabeu feels Neapolitan!'
President Aurelio De Laurentiis was stunned by the number of Napoli fans in Madrid. “The Bernabeu feels Neapolitan!”
Hysaj: 'Play to Napoli strengths'
Defender Elseid Hysaj warns Napoli must “play to our own strengths” at the Bernabeu against Real Madrid in an all-attack line-up.
Sacchi: 'Napoli must give their all'
Former Real Madrid Coach Arrigo Sacchi urged Napoli fans to “ask their team to give everything, but to demand a victory is impossible.”
Liveblog: Real Madrid v Napoli
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens, giving your views and sharing your nerves, as Napoli visit Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Line-ups: Real Madrid-Napoli
Napoli go all-out attack with Dries Mertens and Piotr Zielinski against Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodriguez in the Champions League showdown.
Dybala: ‘Porto will be very difficult’
Paulo Dybala knows Porto will be “a very difficult game for Juventus”, and believes Napoli can hurt Real Madrid.
Insigne: 'It's just one game'
Lorenzo Insigne admits Coach Maurizio Sarri urged his players to be calm ahead of the tie with Real Madrid as 'it's just one game.'
Maradona questioned by Madrid police
Diego Maradona is being questioned by police over an alleged assault of a woman in Madrid, reports in Spain suggest.
ADL: Still more to achieve
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis expresses a desire to improve further, insisting 'I do not intend to stop here.'
ADL: 'We're making history'
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis insists 'history is being made' when his team take on Real Madrid this evening.
Verratti: 'I don't want to leave PSG'
Marco Verratti is “pleased at interest from big clubs, but I don’t want to change. PSG want to become one of the top three in Europe.”
ADL: 'Better Mertens than Higuain'
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis admits Maurizio Sarri’s style is “spectacular, but risky” and prefers Dries Mertens to Gonzalo Higuain.
Napoli decisions against Real Madrid
Napoli have two midfield question marks going into the Bernabeu, while Real Madrid are expected to start Lucas Vazquez in the trident.
CL: Verratti's PSG crush Barcelona
Marco Verratti put on a masterclass as Paris Saint-Germain crushed Barcelona 4-0, while Borussia Dortmund missed a penalty in their loss to Benfica.
Sarri: 'Napoli all-out attack in Madrid'
Maurizio Sarri insists his “only doubt is whether to start three strikers or four” as Napoli go all-out with Real Madrid. “I won’t accept a timorous approach.”
Albiol: 'Napoli won't change for Madrid'
Raul Albiol insists Napoli “have no intention of changing our attacking approach” against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu tomorrow.
Callejon: 'Napoli believe in ourselves'
Jose Callejon assured Napoli “arrive with the belief we’re a great team and can do great things too” against Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Agent: 'Verratti at career crossroads'
Marco Verratti’s agent warned “he has certainly reached a crossroads in his career. Barcelona, Real Madrid, Inter and Juventus are interested.”
Chiellini out for Palermo and Porto?
Giorgio Chiellini will miss Friday’s Serie A match against Palermo, but above all is at risk when Juventus visit Porto in the Champions League.
Modric: ‘Midfield battle is crucial’
Real Madrid’s Luka Modric believes “the midfield battle will be difficult” against Napoli, but it will also be crucial.
Callejon: ‘Special game for me’
Napoli forward Jose Callejon admits facing Real Madrid is “a very special game for me”.
Tardelli: ‘How to stop Ronaldo…’
Marco Tardelli believes Napoli are “ready to make the most” of playing Real Madrid, and explains how to stop Cristiano Ronaldo.
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