Napoli v Arsenal - JG Preview


Napoli v Arsenal - JG Preview

13/14: Arsenal 2-0 Napoli - Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil

Arsenal play Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday night as they look to seal their place in the last 16. 

Arsenal need just a point to win Group F and only a three goal defeat will put them in danger of being eliminated from the group stages. 

You can find out more about our opponents below


Napoli Full name:S.S.C Napoli 
Manager: Rafael Benitez 
Club colours: Light blue shirts, white shorts, light blue socks
Nickname(s): Partenopei 



 Three facts about Napoli: 

  • Napoli were one of Arsenal's Emirates Cup opponents in the summer. The game finished 2-2 with Lorenzo Insigne and Goran Pandev on the scoresheet for the visitors. 
  • Napoli are currenlty third in Serie A, eight points behind leaders Juventus. 
  • Arsenal beat Napoli 2-0 when the teams met at Emirates Stadium at the beginning of October. 

    Gonzalo Higuain NapoliSTAR MAN
    Gonzalo Higuain
    The former Real Madrid man was heavily linked with a move to north London and will be the main man to watch out for on Wednesday. The Argentine has scored seven goals in 13 games this season and will be looking to give Napoli a win which will give them a chance of qualifying for the last 16.