The Napoli, rival of the FC Barcelona in eighth of Champions League

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The FC Barcelona will play against the Napoli in eighth of the Champions 2019-20

Published:16/12/2019 - 12:26h

Updated:16/12/2019 - 12:55h

Celebrated the draw of eighth of final of the Champions League 2019-20 in Nyon (Switzerland), the FC Barcelona already knows that it will have to confront against the Napoli in the following round of the tournament

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The draw celebrated this Monday 16 December in Nyon (Switzerland) has determined all the pairings for the eighth of final of the UEFA Champions League 2019-2020. A draw to the that the FC Barcelona arrived after having surpassed in the phase of groups to Borussia Dortmund (second of group), Inter of Milan and Slavia of Prague, obtaining ones very good results in spite of the irregular game of the first days.

It was as it was, now they arrive the eliminatory direct and to the FC Barcelona will touch him increase the concentration and the performance to advance of round. The rival in eighth of final will be the Naples, an always dangerous and able team to put the things complicated to any big club of Europe. The Italians have happened like seconds of group after the Liverpool, but the Barcelona will not be able to trust any moment.

It fits to stand out that to the Barcelona picture could have him touched also Chelsea, the Tottenham, the Atalanta or the Olympique of Lyon. The fortune has offered to the Naples like next rival, by what can say that the team of Valverde will have an intermediate rival before trying access to the quarter-finals of the Champions League 2019-20.

The UEFA has done official the programming of the eighth of final, that already advanced does some months. The commitments of gone will contest the days 18, 19, 25 and 26 February, whereas the ones of turn will be the 10, 11, 17 and 18 March. The FC Barcelona will play the gone in Saint Paolo and the turn in the Camp Nou, when having preference by the fact to having happened to the following round like first of group. When they only remain eight teams in the career by the title sorteará the final picture, and the chambers, semis and final will remain fixed the next 20 March.

The FC Barcelona, with the presence in Nyon of Guillermo Love like director of institutional relations and Amador Bernabéu like representative of the FC Barcelona in the UEFA, in addition to Javier Embroider and David Bellver, followed attentively a draw that without place to doubts has left big parties between the best clubs of the European continent.

The staff of Valverde is more motivated that never to follow advancing in the European tournament. The Napoli, this yes, will be a good stone of touch, further that it was not to his best level of the last seasons and that arrive eight parties followed without winning in the Series To. The ones of Gattuso, recently appointed celestial technician to the detriment of Ancelotti, have reached the eighth of final of the Champions League remaining by behind the Liverpool in his respective group, and now have win to give the surprise.

The group partenopeo has turned into a polvorín from does weeks, thing that unchained the dismissal of Carlo Ancelotti. Eighth in the Series To to 18 points of the leader, the Inter of Milan, the Naples has good staff and expects to recover the joy with the arrival of Gattuso to the bench. The eleven of gala could be the following: Meret; I Gave Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Mario Rui; Allan, Fabián, Alley; Zielinski, Mertens, Insigne.

The dates stood out of the Champions 2019-20​

  • 18, 19, 25 and 26 February: Party of gone of eighth of final
  • 10, 11, 17 and 18 March: Party of turn of eighth of final
  • 20 March: Draw of the quarter-finals and semifinals
  • 7 and 8 April: Party of gone of quarter-finals
  • 14 and 15 April: Party of turn of quarter-finals
  • 28 and 29 April: Party of gone of semifinals
  • 5 and 6 May: Party of turn of semifinals
  • Saturday 30 May: final: Olympic Stadium Atatürk of Istanbul

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