Napoli haven’t won a game in any competition for almost a month while Manchester City on the other hand are running riot over most.
If Roberto Mancini’s men can grasp maximum points at the Stadio San Paolo on Tuesday night then City are guaranteed a place in the Champions League knockout phase.
Napoli’s Previous Three Games
Napoli Team News:
Napoli will be relying on the front three, Marek Hamsik, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani if they have any chance of beating City.
Player to watch: Marek Hamsik,
The Slovak international has been applying his trade in Naples since his move from Brescia in 2007. His goal ratio is nearly one in every three appearances.
The 24-year-old striker should not be taken for granted.
Manchester City Team News:
City have no injury worries – the squad is: Hart, Pantilimon, Taylor, Richards, Zabaleta, Lescott, Kompany, Savic, K Toure, Clichy, Kolarov, Nasri, Milner, Yaya Toure, Barry, De Jong, Silva, Johnson, Dzeko, Aguero, Balotelli.
Player to watch: David Silva
There is nothing I can say that hasn’t been said before – the man is a genius. Simples!
Match Facts & Stats
Wednesday 14 September: City 1-1 Napoli.
Can City go one better?
Napoli 0-1 City
Barclays Premier League
Sunday 27 November – 4pm
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