Napoli 2-4 Barcelona (3-5 agg): Xavi’s side advance to the round of 16 of Europa League.
The Spanish giant displayed a commanding performance at the Armando Maradona Stadium with a 4-2 victory on the night.
Following the draw at the Camp Nou last week, Napoli failed to display same performance at home.
It didn’t take long for Barcelona to stamp their authority in the game with Jordi Alba goal in the 8th minute and De Jong in the 13th minute.
It looked like Napoli will fight back with a 23rd-minute penalty converted by Lorenzo Insigne.
But Gerard Pique Volley in the 45th minute restored confidence, later in the second half Aubamayang put the game beyond doubt rendering the Politano and Insigne goal to be just a consolation.
Key Stats in the game:
- Adama Traore has now provided four assists in his four starts for FC Barcelona.
- Aubamayang’s goal against Napoli makes it his 23rd goal in Europa League.
The UEFA Europa League last-16: