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Claudio Ranieri feels “it’s a snapshot of our current moment” for Inter after yet another defeat, this time in the Champions League, and a Douglas Maicon injury.
Javier Zanetti admits Inter feel “very bitter at the situation and did not deserve the defeat” in Marseille. “We hope this negative period ends soon.”
Inter were beaten with the last kick of the game, as they fell 1-0 to Olympique Marseille, piling more pressure on Claudio Ranieri.
Fabio Cannavaro believes hometown club Napoli will need to score in the return leg of their Champions League tie at Chelsea.
Luca Castellazzi is on stand-by should Julio Cesar be ruled out of tonight’s Champions League game against Marseille.
Only Barcelona and Real Madrid are better than Napoli in the Champions League, says Morgan De Sanctis.
Petr Cech admits Chelsea’s defensive errors were “exactly what we didn’t want to do” by playing to Napoli’s strengths.
Edinson Cavani reveals how Branislav Ivanovic “helped” him score in Napoli’s 3-1 victory over Chelsea.
Walter Mazzarri watched Napoli’s triumph over Chelsea in the hotel, but rushed to the stadium to celebrate with his squad. “Shame we didn’t get a fourth.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis hailed “this magical night” and is confident they “can play without fear” away to Chelsea too.
Andre Villas-Boas was frustrated at Chelsea’s defensive errors in Naples, but insists they can “turn this tie around” in the second leg.
Ezequiel Lavezzi “expected a victory” over Chelsea, but warned Napoli that “it is not over yet. We need to score at least a goal in London.”
Ezequiel Lavezzi bagged a brace and Edinson Cavani scored a bizarre goal, as Napoli fought back to crush Chelsea 3-1 in the Champions League.
Claudio Ranieri urged Inter to “turn the tide” in their Champions League trip to Olympique Marseille, relying on “the adrenaline of the big occasion.”
Marseille Coach Didier Deschamps is not swayed by Inter’s crisis going into tomorrow’s Champions League clash. “Their value is beyond doubt.”
Ciro Ferrara believes Napoli’s status as favourites for their Champions League clash with Chelsea serves as an excellent example of how far they have come.
Napoli will have their lucky charm on the bench for tonight’s Champions League tie against Chelsea – Nicolo Frustalupi.
Diego Forlan is looking forward to making his Champions League debut for Inter, some six months on from signing for the club.
Gianfranco Zola admits that he doesn’t know who to support in tomorrow’s Champions League tie between Napoli and Chelsea.
Ezequiel Lavezzi is looking to score his first Champions League goal in Tuesday’s game against Chelsea.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri has warned his players to not believe the hype ahead of their Chelsea encounter. “We’re not favourites.”
Walter Mazzarri is preparing for the “terrible” Chelsea test. “Napoli have to do something exceptional, but then we’ve been doing that for a while.”
Cesare Prandelli believes 2012 is Italian football’s year with the Champions League and European Championships, but how would he solve Inter’s woes?
Zlatan Ibrahimovic feels the 4-0 demolition of Arsenal was “Milan’s best team performance” and praised Thiago Silva as the “best defender in the world.”
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confessed the 4-0 thrashing to Milan is the kind of result “you take with you until the last day of your life.”
Didier Deschamps insists Olympique Marseille expect “a different Inter” to face them in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Diego Milito and Dejan Stankovic should be available for next week’s Champions League tie between Inter and Marseille.
Former Milan ace Andriy Shevchenko has praised the Diavolo for the way they destroyed Arsenal in the Champions League.
Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal’s hopes of knocking Milan out of the Champions League are all but gone. “Statistically it's too big a deficit.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits “you don’t get to beat 4-0 Arsenal every day” and reveals why he let loose with such a loud celebration.
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