UEFA Europa League -- Napoli vs FC Barcelona Game Preview


This big Europa League match sees Napoli playing against opponents Barcelona on Thursday.

Napoli, who are third in the league table, are unbeaten in each of their last six games, claiming three wins and three draws. Napoli enter the contest having just played out their third 1-1 draw in succession - this time against Cagliari in Serie A. Before that, they shared another two 1-1 draw with their opponent and Inter Milan. They have scored in the 1st half in seven of their last eight matches across all competitions.

FC Barcelona
Barcelona now head into Thursday’s game unbeaten in each of their last five games in all competitions, claiming three wins and two draws in that time. They have been able to revive themselves in terms of league performances as the club is undefeated in La Liga in their previous nine matches. Barcelona responded emphatically to their first-leg draw (the one with Napoli) as they claimed a 4-1 win over Valencia in La Liga last time out.

Even with their home advantage, Napoli have to deal with their ongoing injury issues in the final third. It’s trusted that they can bring trouble to Barcelona, but the visitor still will be the winner eventually.

FC Barcelona to Win
BTTS (Both Teams to Score)
Final Results: 1-2


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