The Italian outfit solely want a degree to verify their place within the last sixteen of the competition, whereas Genk are already guaranteed to end bottom of group E.
Genk are just a vigorous looker – they’ll end bottom of the table no matter happens – however they will definitely facilitate form the remainder of the order.
Napoli can bear if they attract Napoli, or if Red Bull Salzburg fail to beat Liverpool.
Holders Liverpool, meanwhile, want solely a draw against Salzburg, or if Genk succeed a surprise against Napoli.
Napoli, unconquered within the cluster E with 2 wins and 3 attracts,
are set to host Genk within the final spherical of the cluster stage, knowing that a win might see them leapfrog the holders.
Currently second, 2 points afar from Salzburg, the Parthenopeans can achieve the knockout phase if they avoid defeat on Tuesday or if Red Bull Salzburg fail to beat Liverpool.
Carlo Ancelotti’s facet have logged four wins, 3 attracts and 2 losses at Stadio San Paolo across competitions,
averaging one.33 goals scored per bout, while permitting zero.78. They’ve crushed port (2-0) and player with the Austrian outfit (1-1) in their CL home games.
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Napoli vs Genk Team News
Tuesday’s match are a very special one for Kalidou Koulibaly,
who joined Napoli from Genk in 2014 following a biennial spell with the Belgian club throughout which era he created sixty four league appearances.
The hosts are while not Kevin Malcuit, Faouzi Ghoulam and Allan for this match thanks to injury,
whereas Arkadiusz Milik is additionally expected to miss out once more as he continues to struggle with a abdomen drawback.
Nikola Maksimovic had been expected to return back to the facet once sitting out at the weekend,
however he’s currently a serious doubt having force up in coaching on Sunday.
Genk, meanwhile, are still while not long absentees Bryan Heynen and first-choice goalkeeper Danny Vukovic thanks to ACL and Achilles injuries severally.
Maarten Vandevoordt seems to possess taken Gaetan Coucke within the order for the latter position,
with the 17-year-old set for his initial ever Champions League look.
The two sides compete out a unsuccessful, however diverting 0-0 draw at Luminus Arena 2 months past.
In an end-to-end battle with thirty three shots between them, Napoli were nearer to win as they hit woodwork thrice.
The hosts are desperate for a morale-boosting finish which will probably flip their season around. they have this one. Badly. And I’m assured they’ll deliver.
Genk are concerned in some high-scoring games recently and managed to induce on the scoresheet in each of their away games within the Champions League.
Napoli vs Genk Line Up
Meret; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Rui; Callejon, Ruiz, Zielinski, Insigne; Mertens, Lozano
Vandevoordt; Maehle, Dewaest, Lucumi, Neto; Ito, Cuesta, Berge, Ndongala; Samatta, Onuachu
Napoli vs Genk: Head-to-head (h2h)
Matchday two clash was the first-ever meeting between the 2 sides.
TV channel and live stream information
The match will be televised live on BT Sport 1
and can be streamed live online via the BT app and website, with kick-off scheduled for 5.55pm GMT.
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