Insigne: 'Napoli had better chances'
Lorenzo Insigne admits the 1-1 draw “leaves a bitter taste,” because Napoli had more scoring opportunities than Barcelona.
Napoli battle to Barcelona draw
Dries Mertens matched the all-time Napoli goal-scoring record, but Antoine Griezmann tapped in the Barcelona equaliser and Arturo Vidal saw red in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16.
Mertens matches Hamsik Napoli record
Dries Mertens has equalled Marek Hamsik as Napoli’s greatest goal scorer in the club’s history with 121 goals, matching the record against Barcelona.
CL liveblog: Napoli v Barcelona
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League Round of 16 clash, as Napoli welcome Lionel Messi’s Barcelona to the Stadio San Paolo.
Mario Rui: 'Napoli sacrifice for team'
Mario Rui assures Napoli will “all sacrifice for each other to help out in defence” against Barcelona, “especially when Lionel Messi runs at us…”
Giuntoli: 'Gattuso is Napoli leader'
Director of sport Cristiano Giuntoli credits “leader” Gennaro Gattuso with making Napoli more suited to the characteristics of the players as they host Barcelona.
Sarri: 'Three-year Juventus project'
Maurizio Sarri discussed the dangers Juventus face against Olympique Lyonnais, the Coronavirus crisis and why the Champions League is “a dream” in the three-year project.
Bonucci: 'Juventus there at the crunch'
Leonardo Bonucci assures Juventus will prove against Olympique Lyonnais that “when the crunch moment comes, we are there,” especially with Giorgio Chiellini back.
Line-ups: Napoli v Barcelona
Napoli look to Dries Mertens, Lorenzo Insigne and Jose Callejon for their historic Champions League encounter with Barcelona, who start Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Arturo Vidal.
Lyon nervous amid Coronavirus outbreak
While sporting events in Piedmont are barred due to the Coronavirus outbreak, French authorities are wondering why 3,000 Juventus fans can travel to Lyon.
Juventus squad for Lyon
Juventus named their squad for the Champions League trip to Olympique Lyonnais, including Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa and Sami Khedira.
Lozano in stands for Barcelona match
Napoli are expected to leave club record signing Hirving Lozano in the stands against Barcelona this evening, effectively cutting him out of the squad.
Maradona: 'Hope Messi has a bad game'
Diego Maradona wants Napoli to “surprise” Barcelona at the San Paolo tonight and hopes Lionel Messi “doesn’t have a big game” in his old home.
Dembele: 'No pressure for goal'
Moussa Dembele insists he feels “no pressure” to score his first Champions League goal of the season for Lyon against Juventus.
Garcia: 'Sarri doesn't change Juve'
Lyon coach Rudi Garcia saw “elements of Maurizio Sarri’s tactical principles” in the new Juventus, but argued the club “are an institution who rarely change identity.”
Atalanta-Valencia fans in Coronavirus scare
The Coronavirus scare is spreading rapidly, as it’s reported four Valencia fans who attended the Champions League game with Atalanta are showing signs of the illness.
Maradona with Napoli against Barca
Former Napoli hero Diego Maradona has revealed that he will “without a doubt” support the Partenopei when his two former clubs clash at the San Paolo.
Hamsik: 'Napoli to trouble Barca'
Former Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik has warned Barcelona that the Azzurri can “give them trouble” ahead of their meeting in the Champions League.
Matuidi: 'I was never in doubt'
Blaise Matuidi has revealed that he thought about his family when he extended with Juventus and admitted he has had his “ups and downs” this term.
Bonucci: 'Juve are favourites'
Leonardo Bonucci admitted that Juventus are "favourites” against Olympique Lyonnais and has claimed the competition in Serie A will spur them on in Europe.
Positive injury updates for Sarri
Juventus should have Gonzalo Higuain back in contention ahead of the first leg against Olympique Lyonnais, whilst Douglas Costa could make it for Inter.
Probable line-ups: Napoli-Barcelona
Napoli will have to cope without Kalidou Koulibaly when Lionel Messi arrives at the San Paolo in their first leg against Barcelona in the Champions League.
De Jong expects 'great' Napoli
Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is looking forward to an “exciting” match against Napoli and points out their record in Europe this season.
Barca 'prepared to suffer'
Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has admitted that Barcelona are still “adapting” to coach Quique Setien’s style and stressed that they are “prepared to suffer”.
Gattuso: 'Napoli must stand up to Barca'
Gennaro Gattuso hopes to see a fearless Napoli against Barcelona and has admitted that it’s “useless” to man-mark Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi.
Insigne: 'Messi best in the world'
Lorenzo Insigne has warned Napoli that Lionel Messi is only the leader of many great champions of Barcelona and hopes to bring the fans some joy tomorrow.
Manzano ref for Lyon-Juventus
Jesus Gil Manzano will officiate the Champions League game between Lyon and Juventus, while Italian Daniele Orsato takes Real Madrid-Manchester City.
Barcelona injuries for Napoli game
Barcelona have named the squad for Tuesday’s Champions League tie with Napoli, missing Luis Suarez, Ousmane Dembele, Jordi Alba and Sergi Roberto.
Brych ref for Napoli-Barcelona
German Felix Brych will officiate Napoli’s Champions League Round of 16 encounter with Barcelona on Tuesday.
Sarri: 'Eradicate Juventus weakness'
Maurizio Sarri saw “improvement” from Juventus in a 2-1 win over SPAL, hopes to “eradicate” the defensive weakness and warns “the Scudetto is an objective, the Champions League a dream.”
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