NEWS
Friday March 9 2012
Line-ups: Napoli-Cagliari

Napoli have rested Edinson Cavani ahead of their Chelsea clash, as they take on Cagliari tonight in Serie A.

The Partenopei confirmed they would give their Uruguayan hitman a rest spell for this match, which kicks off at the San Paolo at 19.45 UK time.

Goran Pandev steps in for Cavani, while Ezequiel Lavezzi and Marek Hamsik retain their places.

Blerim Dzemaili is suspended, joining the injured Marco Donadel, Miguel Angel Britos and Gianluca Grava.

Cagliari make this trip without Mauricio Pinilla,  El Kabir, Rui Sampaio and Sebastian Eriksson.

Therefore Albin Ekdal takes the trequartista role behind Victor Ibarbo and Joaquin Larrivey, as Andrea Cossu is not considered fit enough to start.

Napoli: De Sanctis; Campagnaro, Cannavaro, Aronica; Zuniga, Inler, Gargano, Dossena; Hamsik, Lavezzi; Pandev

Napoli bench: Rosati, Fernandez, Fideleff, Maggio , Dezi, Cavani, Vargas

Cagliari: Agazzi; F. Pisano, Canini, Astori, Agostini; Dessena, Conti, Nainggolan; Ekdal; Ibarbo, Larrivey

Cagliari bench: Avramov, Ariaudo, Perico, Cossu, Ceppelini, Nenè, Ribeiro

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