Today, the Champions League fans are waiting for the big meeting between Barcelona against Naples in the first leg of the 16th Champions League, where the San Polo Stadium in (Italy) will host the match today, Tuesday 25 February 2020.
Barcelona enters the game and its morale is high after it again topped the La Liga ranking table, its appearance well in its recent meeting against Eibar in the Spanish League competition, and its victory by five clean.
Napoli club aspires to appear properly in this match, with no clear scenario that makes the French coastal team not to think about the next round.
“I have never played in San Paolo, but Napoli is a great and quality team. We played against him in the preparatory meetings for the season, but these matches are always different,” de Jong told the UEFA website on the Internet.
In our article, we will provide you with the formation of the meeting (the grouping of the two teams), the date of the match and the channels conveyed to it.
The official squad for a match
Coach Steinen is expected to start in the same way that we are used to, with Brazilian Mark André Terre Steigen guarding the goal, in front of him a defensive quadrant consisting of Roberto, Piqué, Longley and Alba, and in the center Busquets, Rakitic and de Young and in the attack Messi, Griezmann and Suarez.
Expected formation of Barcelona
Goalkeepers: Mark André Terre Steigen
Defense line: Simido, Pique, Umtiti, Jordi Alba
Midfield: Sergio Busquets, Sergei Roberto, De Jong
Line of attack: Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann, Lionel Messi
Expected formation of Naples
Defensive line: Giovanni de Lorenzo – Manulas – Newla Maksimovic – Mario Roy
Midfield: Fabian Ruiz – Diego Deem – Elif Elmas
Offensive line: Matteo Politano-Martins-Encini
Barcelona coach Cittine highlights the difficulty of his mission
Cittin sees that every match with the Blaugrana is a test and not just big confrontations like Valencia, and he spoke during today’s press conference – Friday – saying, “I have no feeling that we are far away from the ideas we have. After the match in Ibiza, I said that the team was not good and that we had to improve, but I think we did well against Granada.
Date for transferring the match:
The Barcelona and Naples meeting kicks off in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 at 19:00 GMT, 22:00 Cairo time, 03:00 Mecca time.
Referee of the match: Jesus horses Manzano
Broadcast on 3beINSPORTS HD,
Commenting on the commentator, Essam Al Shawali.