Napoli in control
The Champions League round of 16 continues this week including the second leg of the tie between Napoli and Eintracht Frankfurt. The match will be played at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona and the hosts are top of Serie A while the visitors are in 6th place in the Bundesliga.
Napoli come into the game having recorded a 2-0 win over Atalanta in Serie A on the weekend to strengthen their grip on the title. Both goals were scored in the second half and Napoli are well clear at the top of the table following the win.
The victory over Atlanta means Napoli have won 8 of their 9 most recent fixtures in all competitions, including the 2-0 win at Eintracht Frankfurt in the first leg of this Champions League tie.
Napoli have beat Roma, Cremonese, and Atalanta at home in Serie A, Salernitana, Spezia, Sassuolo, and Empoli away in Serie A, plus Eintracht Frankfurt away in the Champions League. The only loss came at home against Lazio in Serie A.
Form in the Champions League shows Napoli are undefeated in 6 of their last seven games in the competition.
They are undefeated in their last 11 home Champions League matches, winning eight of those games, including each of the last thre fixtures. Napoli have scored two or more goals in six of their last eight home Champions League games.
Eintracht Frankfurt travel to the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona having been held to a 1-1 draw at home by Stuttgart in the German Bundesliga on the weekend.
Napoli in control
It was a match they were hoping to win against a team in the relegation zone but having opened the scoring in the 55th minute, Eintracht Frankfurt conceded the equaliser 20 minutes later.
The draw with Stuttgart means Eintracht Frankfurt have failed to win any of their last four games in all competitions. There have been draws with Stuttgart and Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga plus defeats at RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga and at home to Napoli in the Champions League.
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