UEFA open Napoli investigation
UEFA have opened an investigation into the conduct of Napoli fans during last night’s defeat to Real Madrid.
Vidal: ‘Juventus in the final!’
Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal “hopes to meet Juventus” in the Champions League final.
Buffon: ‘Treble is difficult’
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon warns the treble is “difficult” and reveals he “wholeheartedly” supported Napoli last night.
Jorginho agent: 'We respect Sarri'
The agent of Napoli midfielder Jorginho reveals the player ‘respects the choices of the Coach’ after being left out of their tie with Real Madrid.
UEFA gives Mertens an OG
UEFA have decided to attribute Real Madrid’s second goal as an own-goal by Napoli forward Dries Mertens.
Reina: 'Napoli fans could dream'
Pepe Reina is glad that Napoli were able to “give our fans a dream” of being in the Champions League against Real Madrid.
Ramos: 'Real Madrid must reflect'
Sergio Ramos admits Real Madrid “need to reflect on the errors we made” after their 3-1 Champions League win over Napoli.
Mertens: 'I'll dream of that post'
Dries Mertens confessed he’ll be haunted by the chance that came off the upright after Napoli went out of the Champions League to Real Madrid.
Sarri: 'Napoli dominated Real Madrid'
Maurizio Sarri insists Napoli “dominated Real Madrid for 55 minutes and are not too far off being competitive at this level. We have reason to be hopeful.”
ADL: 'Media hates Napoli!'
President Aurelio De Laurentiis stirred up further controversy, as he praised Maurizio Sarri after the defeat to Real Madrid, but said Italian media “hates Napoli.”
Zidane: 'Real Madrid suffered'
Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid “suffered” against Napoli and started badly, but “the 3-1 result speaks clearly. There’s no luck in football.”
Hamsik: 'Napoli heads held high'
Marek Hamsik said Napoli “leave the Champions League with heads held high” after a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid.
CL: Napoli fall to Real Madrid
Napoli dominated the first half and were leading 1-0 through Dries Mertens, but once again Real Madrid turned it around through a Sergio Ramos brace and Alvaro Morata.
Liveblog: Napoli v Real Madrid
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s huge Champions League showdown between Napoli and Real Madrid.
Butragueno backs Zidane choices
Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno backs Zinedine Zidane’s tactical choices for tonight’s Champions League trip to Napoli.
Sacchi: 'Napoli without limits'
Arrigo Sacchi believes Napoli can overturn the 3-1 first leg defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League. “Emotion and desire without limits.”
Insigne: 'Napoli fans fire us up'
Lorenzo Insigne admits the packed Stadio San Paolo “fires you up” as Napoli host Real Madrid in the Champions League. “We have to play our football.”
Line-ups: Napoli-Real Madrid
Napoli go all-in for their Champions League decider with Real Madrid, as Dries Mertens, Lorenzo Insigne and Marek Hamsik take on Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Moggi: 'Napoli scared Real Madrid'
Luciano Moggi believes Real Madrid were “scared by Napoli’s latest performance against Roma, as they are fully aware they don’t know how to defend.”
Chiellini out of Juventus-Milan
Giorgio Chiellini will be out for Friday’s clash with Milan, but the Juventus defender has no serious injury, so can be ready for Porto.
Decibel Bellini: 'Create Real Hell'
Napoli speaker Decibel Bellini assured the Stadio San Paolo crowd “will create an absolute hell” for Real Madrid tonight.
Lopez: ‘San Paolo will be hostile’
Former Napoli midfielder David Lopez warns Real Madrid of the “hostile atmosphere” they’ll face at San Paolo.
Bale in doubt for Napoli?
Reports in Spain and Italy say Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale is a slight doubt for tonight’s Napoli game.
Pavoletti, Giaccherini out for Napoli
Leonardo Pavoletti and Emanuele Giaccherini have been left out of the Napoli squad for tonight’s Real Madrid match.
No sleep for Real Madrid in Naples
Around 100 Napoli fans reportedly blared car horns and banged pots and pans to keep Real Madrid’s players awake last night.
Decibel measurer at Napoli-Madrid
Napoli have announced that there will be a decibel measurer at tonight’s Real Madrid match to verify the noise of the San Paolo crowd.
Madrid skip morning training
Real Madrid will reportedly skip a morning training session, to avoid travelling through a chaotic Naples.
‘Higuain cost Napoli Champions League’
President Aurelio De Laurentiis notes Napoli missed out on the Champions League as Gonzalo Higuain “didn’t score the decisive penalty”.
Reina: ‘Napoli waited 30 years!’
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina can’t wait to face Real Madrid - “we’ve been waiting for something like this for 30 years”.
Zidane: ‘Not worried by Napoli attack’
Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane expects “a tough game” with Napoli but “we’re used to playing big teams”.
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