59% Ball Possession NAPOLI and 41% Ball Possession EINTRACHT FRANKFURT
Napoli 3 – 0 Eintracht Frankfurt
45+2′ Victor Osimhen
54′ Victor Osimhen
64′ Piotr Zielinski (pen)
🏆👉 Napoli shone and won the Champions League Round of 16, Second Leg, against Eintracht Frankfurt on Wednesday 15 March 2023 at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, Italy. Napoli prevailed with a dry 3-0 delighting the fans at the Maradona. This is a historic result for Napoli who, also thanks to the 2-0 in the first leg, fly to the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in history. Victor Osimhen’s brace and Piotr Zielinski’s goal on a penalty kick sealed the victory.
Napoli opened the score before ending the first half in the 45+2. Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen defeating Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp with a headed shot to the top right corner. The assist is by Matteo Politano.
👉 Napoli 1 – 0 Eintracht Frankfurt, 45+2′ minute, ⚽️ goal by Victor Osimhen for @en_sscnapoli with a headed shot to the top right corner. The assist is by Matteo Politano. https://t.co/TaAVvvftsF
A spectacular performance! Victor Osimhen scoring again leading Napoli’s road to the quarterfinals!!! In the 54th minute, Osimhen scored from very close range with a left-footed shot to the center. The assist is by Giovanni Di Lorenzo.
Total party at the Maradona with Napoli increasing the score in the 64th minute. Piotr Zielinski
👉 Napoli 3 – 0 Eintracht Frankfurt, 64th minute, ⚽️ goal by Piotr Zielinski for @en_sscnapoli converted a penalty with a right-footed shot to the center. The penalty is conceded by Djibril Sow. https://t.co/ifnad3cklY
✅ Stats before the game: Napoli have won their last two meetings with German sides in all European competitions, as many victories as in the previous 12 such ties (D3, L7). The success in the first leg was also the first ever against Eintracht Frankfurt (two defeats previously). Eintracht Frankfurt’s only previous away match against Napoli ended in a 1-0 win, in December 1994, in the round of 16 of the UEFA Cup. Eintracht Frankfurt have scored in all of their three Champions League away games so far (five goals), winning two and losing one. Napoli have scored 22 goals in this Champions League: the last season in which an Italian team scored more goals (excluding goals in table victories, with reference to Milan 2004-05) was 2002-03, with the Juventus who scored 30 goals and Inter 26. Napoli are unbeaten in 11 Champions League home games (W8 D3), winning all three this season.
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2022 – 2023 UEFA Champions League
Round of 16, Second Leg
Napoli 3 – 0 Eintracht Frankfurt
Wednesday 15 March 2023
Diego Armando Maradona Stadium
Referee: Anthony Taylor (ENG)
Assistant Referee 1: Gary Beswick (ENG)
Assistant Referee 2: Lee Betts (ENG)
Fourth Official: Robert Jones (ENG)
VAR: Pol van Boekel (NED)
AVAR: Jeroen Manschot (NED)
Referee Observer: Lucilio Batista (POR)
⚽️ Goals: 45+2′, 54′ Victor Osimhen (N), 64′ Piotr Zielinski (pen)
🟨 Yellows: 26′ Evan Ndicka (E), 32′ Christopher Lenz (E), 65′ Mario Götze (E), 77′ Juan Jesus (N)
Official lineups – formations – tabellino:
Lineup Napoli (4-3-3): Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Kim (66′ Juan Jesus), Mario Rui; Anguissa, Lobotka, Zielinski (74′ Ndombelé); Politano (67′ Lozano), Osimhen (81′ Simeone), Kvaratskhelia (74′ Elmas).