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Naples, on alert: Insigne, Demme and Maksimovic, doubt for the Champions

Published:7/03/2020 - 08:35h

Updated:7/03/2020 - 08:35h

Naples is very excited about the return of Champions at the Camp Nou, but Gattuso could have serious problems making his starting eleven. Three starters in the first leg have physical problems and are doubtful for the match

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The Naples brushed the victory against the FC Barcelona​ in the meeting of gone of the eighth of final of the Champions League. The napolitanos, that went out to defend the 0-0 and try take advantage of any against, did an almost perfect party in this sense and only was missing them put the 2-1 to arrive to the Camp Nou with a favourable result. The ones of Gattuso only conceded the occasion of the goal in all the crash and had a pair of clear opportunities that only the good do of Marc-André ter Stegen avoided that they went goal.

The 1-1, nevertheless, is not is a good result for the Italians, that will have to win or empatar to two so many or more in the Camp Nou if they want to happen to chambers. Besides, in case this was not little, the Partenopeos also go to struggle against the injuries to face this so important commitment. To the already known doubt of Kalidou Koulibaly, that drags physical problems from does several weeks, have added the ones of other three fundamental players for Gennaro Gattuso.

Lorenzo Insigne, Diego Demme and Nikola Maksimovic are right now touched and are doubt for the crash against the Barcelona. The mediapunta Italian is the big captain of these Naples and his presence antoja key so that the napolitanos have some option to happen in this turn. The talentoso footballer was of the most stood out in the gone and showed that it can be decisive anytime. This Friday had to withdrew by some muscular annoyances and is slope of evolution.

In the case of Maksimovic, it is necessary to remember that if now it is being headline is precisely by the drop of Koulibaly, that is the titularísimo in the centre of the saga beside Manolas. The Serbian is occupying this place while it recovers , by what if it did not arrive to the Camp Nou his trainer would have a grave problem. The same that Insigne, had to leave ahead of time of the training of the Friday by some muscular ailments.

Finally, Demme seems the one who more danger runs of the three. The ex of the Leipzig has an important pain in a knee and says that it will have to expect some days to see how advances this ailment. The German of Argentinian origin arrived in the past market of wintry signings to Saint Paolo and has turned into indisputable for Gattuso. The same that did he in the Milan of his period, the mediocentro defensive commissions of the dirty work in the Naples and against the Barça will be very necessary his presence.

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On 18 March it is the turn of these eighth of final, by what the three players of the napolitanos have until then to recover of these annoyances. It is necessary to remember that all they were headlines in the gone and that his low would be a terrible news for the south picture of Italy. Also they are slopes there of Koulibaly, that will try apurar his recovery; the guardameta Meret, that if it does not recover to time will go back to yield his place to Ospina, that already played in the gone; and Malcuit, that follows working in solitary.

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