Zidane: 'Real Madrid suffered'
Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid “suffered” against Napoli and started badly, but “the 3-1 result speaks clearly. There’s no luck in football.”
Hamsik: 'Napoli heads held high'
Marek Hamsik said Napoli “leave the Champions League with heads held high” after a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid.
CL: Napoli fall to Real Madrid
Napoli dominated the first half and were leading 1-0 through Dries Mertens, but once again Real Madrid turned it around through a Sergio Ramos brace and Alvaro Morata.
Liveblog: Napoli v Real Madrid
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s huge Champions League showdown between Napoli and Real Madrid.
Butragueno backs Zidane choices
Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno backs Zinedine Zidane’s tactical choices for tonight’s Champions League trip to Napoli.
Sacchi: 'Napoli without limits'
Arrigo Sacchi believes Napoli can overturn the 3-1 first leg defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League. “Emotion and desire without limits.”
Insigne: 'Napoli fans fire us up'
Lorenzo Insigne admits the packed Stadio San Paolo “fires you up” as Napoli host Real Madrid in the Champions League. “We have to play our football.”
Line-ups: Napoli-Real Madrid
Napoli go all-in for their Champions League decider with Real Madrid, as Dries Mertens, Lorenzo Insigne and Marek Hamsik take on Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Moggi: 'Napoli scared Real Madrid'
Luciano Moggi believes Real Madrid were “scared by Napoli’s latest performance against Roma, as they are fully aware they don’t know how to defend.”
Chiellini out of Juventus-Milan
Giorgio Chiellini will be out for Friday’s clash with Milan, but the Juventus defender has no serious injury, so can be ready for Porto.
Decibel Bellini: 'Create Real Hell'
Napoli speaker Decibel Bellini assured the Stadio San Paolo crowd “will create an absolute hell” for Real Madrid tonight.
Lopez: ‘San Paolo will be hostile’
Former Napoli midfielder David Lopez warns Real Madrid of the “hostile atmosphere” they’ll face at San Paolo.
Bale in doubt for Napoli?
Reports in Spain and Italy say Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale is a slight doubt for tonight’s Napoli game.
Pavoletti, Giaccherini out for Napoli
Leonardo Pavoletti and Emanuele Giaccherini have been left out of the Napoli squad for tonight’s Real Madrid match.
No sleep for Real Madrid in Naples
Around 100 Napoli fans reportedly blared car horns and banged pots and pans to keep Real Madrid’s players awake last night.
Decibel measurer at Napoli-Madrid
Napoli have announced that there will be a decibel measurer at tonight’s Real Madrid match to verify the noise of the San Paolo crowd.
Madrid skip morning training
Real Madrid will reportedly skip a morning training session, to avoid travelling through a chaotic Naples.
‘Higuain cost Napoli Champions League’
President Aurelio De Laurentiis notes Napoli missed out on the Champions League as Gonzalo Higuain “didn’t score the decisive penalty”.
Reina: ‘Napoli waited 30 years!’
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina can’t wait to face Real Madrid - “we’ve been waiting for something like this for 30 years”.
Zidane: ‘Not worried by Napoli attack’
Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane expects “a tough game” with Napoli but “we’re used to playing big teams”.
Carvajal: ‘Nice to play at San Paolo’
Dani Carvajal says it’s “definitely nice” for Real Madrid to play at Stadio San Paolo against Napoli but “football is 11 v 11”.
Hamsik: Napoli will attack
Marek Hamsik has pledged that Napoli will “go out and attack” Real Madrid in Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 second leg.
Sarri: Pressure all on Madrid
Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri believes “the pressure’s all on Real Madrid” ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 clash at the San Paolo.
Braida: Barca rooting for Napoli!
Barcelona sporting director Ariedo Braida admits his side 'will be cheering for Napoli' against Real Madrid on Tuesday evening.
Real announce squad for Napoli
Real Madrid have announced their squad to face Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday evening.
ADL-Sarri truce 'a facade'
Reports suggest that any truce found between Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri and President Aurelio De Laurentiis is ‘just a facade’.
Verratti: 'I want to stay at PSG'
Marco Verratti insists he “wants to stay and my dream is to win the Champions League here with Paris Saint-Germain.”
Reina Snr: 'Napoli can beat Madrid'
Pepe Reina’s father trusts Napoli are ready to cause a Champions League upset against Real Madrid on Tuesday.
Cakir ref for Napoli-Real Madrid
Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir will officiate the Champions League showdown between Napoli and Real Madrid on Tuesday.
Mertens relief after injury scare
Dries Mertens limped off during Napoli’s 2-1 win away to Roma, but initial reports suggest he’ll be fine to face Real Madrid.
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