Josip Ilicic celebrated his brace in a “difficult” match against Lech Poznan, but would “prefer the Scudetto to Europa League.”
Filip Djordjevic bagged a brace as Lazio conquered Rosenborg 2-0 in Norway, but Keita Balde Diao saw red.
Josip Ilicic got both goals as Fiorentina revived their Europa League campaign with a 2-0 victory away to Lech Poznan.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri praises the ‘great forward’ Manolo Gabbiadini after their 5-0 Europa League win against Midtjylland.
Napoli goalscorer Manolo Gabbiadini says ‘we made our Europa League path simple’ as they qualify for the last 32.
Even Christian Maggio was on target as Napoli crushed Midtjylland 5-0 to reach the Europa League last 32.
Lazio want to consolidate their Europa League leadership and boost confidence ahead of the derby in this visit to Rosenborg.
Fiorentina need to improve their totally unpredictable Europa League record with tonight’s trip to Lech Poznan.
Napoli unleash Manolo Gabbiadini and Lorenzo Insigne in their Europa League encounter with second-placed Midtjylland.
Join us for all the build-up and action from the Europa League with Napoli-Midtjylland, Rosenborg-Lazio and Lech Poznan-Fiorentina.
The agent of Napoli defender Christian Maggio says his client is in a “new phase” of his career as he’s not starting.
Napoli winger Dries Mertens is out of Maurizio Sarri’s squad to face Midtjylland in the Europa League.
Lazio striker Filip Djordjevic says ‘preparing for matches was easier without Europe’ ahead of their clash with Rosenborg.
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli says that they ‘must be consistent’ and that tomorrow’s match with Rosenborg ‘could be Ravel Morrison’s chance’.
Midtjylland Coach Jess Thorup said Napoli “are among the 10 best sides in Europe and can win the Europa League.”
Paulo Sousa told Fiorentina to repeat their Europa League performance against Lech Poznan, but “this time convert more chances.”
Fiorentina’s Jakub Blaszczykowski says it’s ‘special to play in Poland’ but that ‘it won’t be easy’ against Lech Poznan tomorrow.
Lech Poznan Coach Jan Urban says his side ‘can win against Fiorentina tomorrow, but admits it would be ‘a surprise.’
Coach Maurizio Sarri confirms that Christian Maggio will play for Napoli against Midtjylland tomorrow evening.
Napoli midfielder Mirko Valdifiori is not worried by a lack of playing time - “I’m aware of my qualities”.
Maurizio Sarri says he’ll send out his best Napoli team to face Midtjylland, but will take “fatigue” into account.
Lazio have named their squad to face Rosenborg, with Stefano Mauri fit to make the trip to Norway.
Ravel Morrison could play from the start for Lazio against Rosenborg tomorrow.
Keita Balde Diao is available for the Derby della Capitale, but Felipe Anderson and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could skip Rosenborg.
English referee Andre Marriner will take charge of Lazio’s trip to face Rosenborg as the Europa League officials are announced.
Stefano Pioli admits they “struggled and it wasn’t the real Lazio” in a 3-1 defeat to Milan, but “our priority is Roma.”
Stefano Pioli told Lazio their results against Milan, Rosenborg and Roma will “show what we want to be. It’s time to change gear.”
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik isn’t counting Juventus out of the Scudetto race, and admits “we’re having fun.”
Lazio’s club doctor confirms Wesley Hoedt has not suffered bone damage in his ankle after the Rosenborg match.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina believes teammate Gonzalo Higuain is “one of the five best players in the world.”