Olympique Marseille and Napoli will face tonight starting at 21:45 in a match of the third round of Group F of the UEFA Champions League.
Marseille did not gain even a point in the first two games of the group, being beaten at home by Arsenal 1: 2 and away by Borussia Dortmund 0: 3. French band actually lost the last three official matches played over the weekend succumbing national championship in front of Nice. Marseille ranks fifth in the Ligue 1 standings, where he accumulated 17 points in ten games.
Lucas Mendes was injured in the last game of the championship and most likely will be replaced in the first 11 by Diawara. Jeremy Morel and Benjamin Mendy are both fit to face tonight, it is likely to be used holder Mendy left fullback position. But something Lemin accuse Mario medical problems and uncertain.
Napoli started right this competition, winning the Borussia Dortmund home in front 2-1. But then it was defeated by Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates. A win today would be very important for Rafa Benitez’s band, which would remain in the fight for qualification into the knockout stages of the competition. But in the championship, Neapolitan ranks second band of the league, five points behind the leader. Juan Zuniga and Miguel Britos Italians are great absent the defense. Most likely they will be replaced by Pablo Armero and Paolo Cannavaro. Gonzalo Higuain has traveled with the team in France, but the situation is still uncertain before the game. Dzemail Inler and will fight for a place holder in midfield, while signboards will come from the first minute to the front row.