Pep Guardiola said “beating Napoli twice is an incredible achievement” for Manchester City. “They massacred us for 20 minutes.”
Marek Hamsik said the first half-hour against Manchester City was “the best I’ve seen at Napoli, but little incidents can decide a match.”
Lorenzo Insigne admits Napoli felt “regret” after their 4-2 defeat to Manchester City, as “we put the best team in Europe under the cosh.”
Lorenzo Insigne had opened the scoring, but Manchester City won 4-2 after Faouzi Ghoulam’s injury, so Napoli are on the verge of Champions League exit.
There are initial reports Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam has damaged the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expects Napoli to play even better at home this evening in the Champions League.
Dries Mertens thanked Napoli fans after being handed a special jersey for his 200th appearance. “I have always felt at home here.”
Napoli full-back Christian Maggio remembers the last time they beat Manchester City here and believes it can be another “magic night.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis said tonight’s Champions League showdown with Manchester City was “made to entertain the fans.”
Napoli rely on their first choice XI against Manchester City, including Jorginho, Dries Mertens and Marek Hamsik, while Sergio Aguero starts.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League showdown between Napoli and Manchester City.
Barcelona pair André Gomes and Sergi Roberto will miss the trip to Juventus in the Champions League later this month.
Three Manchester City fans have been injured in Naples, as has a pizzeria owner who defended them.
Alex Sandro has urged Juventus to improve quickly after their 1-1 draw with Sporting CP in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Sporting CP boss Jorge Jesus claims Juventus paid €90m for Gonzalo Higuain “for nights like these” after his equaliser on Tuesday.
The British media focused on the Halloween night horror suffered by Antonio Conte’s Chelsea at the hands of Roma.
Pep Guardiola poured more praise on Napoli and warned they will make Manchester City “suffer like we’ve never suffered before.”
Thibaut Courtois could not explain the confusion in the Chelsea defence after their 3-0 Champions League defeat to Roma.
Roma thrashed Chelsea 3-0 at the Stadio Olimpico to move above the Premier League champions into top spot in Group C.
Juan Cuadrado acknowledges Juventus “got almost everything wrong” against Sporting, but still got a precious 1-1 draw.
Daniele De Rossi said Roma will relish their 3-0 victory over Chelsea for a long time and credited Coach Eusebio Di Francesco with the new attitude.
Juventus drew with Sporting, but the performance of Massimiliano Allegri’s side was far from convincing.
Antonio Conte confessed Roma “deserved to win, as they were hungrier. Chelsea must realise we’ve got to earn our daily bread.”
Eusebio Di Francesco warns “this is only the starting point for Roma” after they humiliated Premier League champions Chelsea 3-0.
Max Allegri confessed to being “disappointed” with Juventus after a 1-1 draw at Sporting. “The result was the only good thing about it.”
Stephan El Shaarawy said Roma’s 3-0 domination of Chelsea in the Champions League is “an evening you remember for your whole life.”
Gonzalo Higuain insisted “the important thing was not to lose” as Juventus earned a 1-1 Champions League draw away to Sporting.
Gonzalo Higuain struck late to snatch a very precious point after a disappointing Juventus performance away to Sporting in Lisbon.
Stephan El Shaarawy bagged a brace and Diego Perotti drilled in a scorcher as Roma crushed Chelsea 3-0 to go top of their Champions League group.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta insists the relative lack of changes this season represent “a show of strength” and praised Gonzalo Higuain.