Preview of the Napoli-FC Barcelona of the Champions League 2019-20 round of 16

A BIG CHALLENGE IN EUROPE

Barça arrives in Saint Paolo with a warning: The Champions pass through Naples

Published:24/02/2020 - 23:25h

Updated:25/02/2020 - 09:15h

Barça has taken a step forward in LaLiga, and its goal this Tuesday is to do the same in the Champions League. The catalans arrive in San Paolo warned about a dangerous rival, and their title options pass through Naples

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The FC Barcelona follows struggling by the two big titles of the season, and after stepping forward in LaLiga, wants to repeat in Champions. The confidence has gone up in the City Condal by the last victories, the mejoría in the feelings and the fact that the team will contest the Classical of the capital with the leadership in his hands. But so that the happiness was complete, touches to obtain a good result in Europe.

In the changing room insist in one consigns unambiguous, and is that the Napoli is not, for nothing, an affordable opponent. The partenopeos live a campaign of altibajos, but although his defeats in the Series To in front of Lecce or Fiorentina are a warning for the ones of Gennaro Gattuso, the triumphs of Coppa Italy against Lazio and Inter of Milan or the suspender belt in front of the Juventus act of the same way for the group of Quique Setién.

The technician has warned that before thinking in Santiago Bernabéu touches to do it in Saint Paolo, and Gerard Hammered has admitted that they are two duels connected. The central considers that a good performance in the coliseo 'azzurri' would be the ideal push to defeat to the Real Madrid in his own house, so after shining and golear to the Eibar, the aim is fixed: It Is necessary to carry a good south booty of Italy before returning to Spain.

And to be able to aim a new joy, the culés will try to follow the way of confidence and maturity that has showed recently, with an every time greater continuity and some distractions that, little by little, go turning off. The trainer has remembered that the possession, the offensive character and the intensity in the pressure after loss will be decisive factors to domicile, that have to impose in spite of the attempts of the rivals.

The Barcelona know that, home of Diego Armando Maradona, his best weapon will be Leo Messi, that follows offering in 2020 an extraordinary performance. Parked the líos extradeportivos and cleared that his withdrawal is not in his immediate diary, the one of Rosario follows giving that speak by his football. After several parties of drought and 'limited only' to the assistances, exploded in front of the Gipuzkoan with a póker of goals.

Saint Paolo will be a new stage for the majority of members of the current staff, and the debut in Champions of Setién. With the abstemiousness and conviction that characterise him, the ex of the Real Betis has esquivado the puddles and has mentalizado to his troops that the only that matters is the football. If, as it is doing, it attains to recover the style and the confidence of his, will have a lot of livestock and still a lot for winning.

The Napoli wants to go back to demolish to a big

Although security is not an adjective that define him, the Napoli carries a series as to boast of good moment. To Gattuso cost him a lot enderezar the path of his square, that follows suffering in the majority of commitments but that now begins to explain them by victories. Having the borrón of the Lecce -that sucedió in this same stage-, go six triumphs in the last seven meetings.

And if something know the 'azzurri' is that his opportunity to win to the Barça goes through to win him far of the Camp Nou. It has been to domicile where the Catalans have had more difficulties, and in the eliminatory always will remember thumps like the ones of Rome and Liverpool. To be able to assault the stadium barcelonista, it is necessary to fulfil like venues, and his first intrucción is to give the surprise home to demolish to another big.

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