The UCL night is back and this time it is the Italian Standoff. Top place vs The fourth place holder, it is the battle between Napoli and AC Milan. If Napoli wants to continue their story of revival, they have to redeem themselves in this leg as they are trailing by one goal.
In recent records, Napoli has the upper hand with 13 wins out of 33 as AC Milan won 9 times. And as Napoli recorded 12 unbeaten games in the UEFA Champions League campaign, City was the last team that defeated them in 2017.
In the League, Milan defeated the 4-0 and Napoli later went on redemption and held onto that first place. Though they are keeping a comfortable 14 points lead in the league, the champions league is synonymous with unpredictability. Read More- Chelsea VS Real Madrid, UCL Match Prediction and Preview
The teams now announced their lineups and we are truly up for a treat. This will be one of the closest games in the tournament and a showcase for Italian football.
Napoli- Meret, Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Juan Jesus, Mario Rui; Ndombele, Lobotka, Zielinski; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia
Napoli substitutes- Idasiak, Gollini, Elmas, Lozano, Olivera, Bereszynski, Ostigard, Gaetano, Raspadori
Milan: Maignan, Calabria, Kjaer, Tomori, Theo Hernandez; Krunic, Tonali; Brahim Diaz, Bennacer, Leao; Giroud
Milan substitutes: Mirante, Ballo-Toure, Rebic, Kalulu, Florenzi, Origi, Thiaw, Messias, Pobega, Gabbia, Saelemaekers, De Ketelaere
A draw is the most probable outcome, but Napoli can be on top. They have been extremely consistent and can turn matches in no time. I will go for a 2-0 victory for Napoli.
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