Europe: Champions League - group stage
Match start: 20:45 (GMT+1)
Prior to the last 6 round of the group stage of the Champions League one of the leaders of the current Italian season Napoli still has theoretical chances for getting into the first round of play-off.
Now Napoli is taking the 3rd place and is behind Shakhtar Donetsk with 3 points. In order to get from its group Napoli has in Rotterdam to win over unmotivated Feyenoord and hope for the simultaneous defeat of Shakhtar during the home match against Manchester City.
Napoli Italy (the head coach Maurizio Sarri)
Last Friday the hosts of Stadio San Paolo had lost for the first time in a season. The offender of Napoli became the defending champion of the country Juventus (0:1). After fiasco Napoli had given the first line at the tournament bracket to Inter Milan that had destroyed on Sunday Chievo from Verona (5:0). Thus, the change of leader that was wanted by the fans so much has already happened:
Inter – 39, Napoli – 38, Juventus – 37, Roma – 34, Lazio – 32 …
Feyenoord the Netherlands (the head coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst)
We can find quite logical explanation to the current failure of the defending champion of Eredivisie in frames of the group tournament of club championship Of Europe. Now the team of Giovanni van Bronckhorst is playing worse.
For 14 last rounds of Eredivisie Feyenoord has won only seven matches and is taking now only the fifth line at the rankings and is 14 points behind the leader of the PSV champion’s race.
An obvious favorite for the forthcoming meeting at Stadion Feyenoord is considered to be guests according to bookmakers. It is obvious that the team of Maurizio Sarri is dreaming of winning over Manchester City during the away match in Kharkiv. Only in this case Napoli can leapfrog the champion of Ukraine at the final tournament bracket of the 6th quartet.
The fans are waiting for a victory of Napoli in Rotterdam.
Feyenoord – 11.00, draw – 6.00, Napoli – 1.30;
Napoli (Asian handicap -1) - odds 1.59 5Dimes