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Marek Hamsik confessed Napoli “did not play well,” but the result was what mattered against Sparta Prague.
Fiorentina played the entire second half with 10 men, but still earned an impressive 2-1 victory away to Guingamp.
Sparta Prague hit the crossbar twice, but Napoli scraped a 0-0 draw to qualify for the Europa League knockouts.
Torino can go top of their Europa League group this evening, as they host leaders Club Brugge.
Inter can secure Europa League qualification against Dnipro on Coach Roberto Mancini’s 50th birthday.
Fiorentina have already qualified, but can secure top spot in their Europa League group away to Guingamp.
Napoli go into a head-to-head battle with joint Europa League group leaders Sparta Prague, starting almost an ideal XI.
Myron Markevych warned Dnipro “have nothing to lose” against Inter at San Siro, but is “pleased” with interest in Eugen Konoplyanka.
Nenad Tomovic assured Fiorentina “will do everything to win” against Guingamp to grab top spot in their Europa League group.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho is looking forward to Sparta Prague and knows “the importance of playing to win” the Europa League.
Vincenzo Montella expects to see a “determined” Fiorentina against Guingamp in the Europa League with Marko Marin.
Inter miss Nemanja Vidic, Yann M’Vila and Danilo D’Ambrosio for their Europa League match with Dnipro.
Jorginho and Jonathan de Guzman are in Napoli’s squad to face Sparta Prague in the Europa League.
Rafa Benitez assured Napoli “are looking for the victory” away to Sparta Prague tomorrow, but has injury concerns.
Sparta Prague Coach Vitezlav Lavicka respects Napoli, but warns “we’ve improved a lot” since their last match.
It could be an unfamiliar Napoli front-line to face Sparta Prague, with Jorginho apparently in line for the trequartista role behind Duvan Zapata.
Roberto Mancini says Nemanja Vidic just needs time to adapt to Serie A, whilst it is normal for Mateo Kovacic to attract other clubs.
Roberto Mancini has warned of Dnipro’s ability away from home, but asserts his Inter will look to close out Europa League qualification tomorrow.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura has called on fans to back the team as they seek to qualify for the next round of the Europa League.
Fiorentina have announced the 19 players who will travel to Brittany to take on Guingamp.
Napoli have revealed their squad for Thursday’s trip to Prague, with Dries Mertens still absent.
PAOK Coach Angelos Anastasiadis thanked “the Virgin Mary” for their 1-1 Europa League draw with Fiorentina.
Vincenzo Montella said Fiorentina’s 1-1 draw with PAOK “reflected” their season, even though they qualified.
Rafa Benitez said there were “many positives” from Napoli’s 3-0 Europa League victory over Young Boys.
Jonathan de Guzman was “very happy” with his hat-trick as Napoli beat Young Boys 3-0 in the Europa League.
Fabio Quagliarella felt Torino were defeated by “beatable team” HJK Helsinki in the Europa League.
Giampiero Ventura has apologised to the Torino supporters following the 2-1 Europa League defeat to HJK Helsinki.
Jonathan de Guzman’s hat-trick gave Napoli a much-needed 3-0 Europa League win over Young Boys.
A magnificent Manuel Pasqual free kick gave Fiorentina a 1-1 draw with PAOK, which puts them into the next Europa League round.
Walter Mazzarri is “proud” of his Inter players following their 1-1 Europa League draw at Saint-Etienne.
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