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22:06 That is all for the Liveblog

Check the main site for more post-match coverage. We’ll see you tomorrow for Atletico Madrid-Inter.

21:58 Meanwhile

FT: Arsenal 1-0 FC Porto, Jorginho’s side goes to extra time.

21:57 Match report


21:55 FT: Barcelona 3-1 Napoli (4-2 agg)

Napoli are out of the Champions League. And consequently, Juventus are in the Club World Cup.

21:53 Napoli sub

Feels futile at the 93rd minute, Kvaratskhelia replaced by Ngonge.

21:52 Kvaratskhelia wide

Not far wide at all there from the Georgian, inches wide after he pounced on a poor clearance.

21:51 Lewandowski goal


21:51 Stoppages

Four minutes awarded.

21:49 Napoli hit the woodwork!

They’re unlucky too. Raspadori with the cross to find Olivera’s first-time strike onto the crossbar!

21:43 Barcelona 3-1 Napoli: Robert Lewandowski

He couldn’t miss that one. Well-worked passing move, Sergi Roberto completes a give and go and then prods it across for Lewandowski to just toe-poke in from six yards.

21:41 Barcelona sub

Joao Felix replaces Raphinha.


Oh Lindstrom, no! Cross from the left, beyond Osimhen, Lindstrom totally unmarked and he nods WIDE of the far post! That’s a sitter!

21:39 Napoli sub

Raspadori on for Traore.

21:38 Yamal wide

Well-worked move from Barcelona, Yamal in acres of space, but bends the finish wide of the far post!

21:37 Save on Raphinha

Meret alert again on a long-range effort.

21:33 Barca threaten

First Yamal cross charged down, second is low and across the face of goal, nobody to meet it. Then Gundogan scorcher from distance beaten away by Meret for a corner at the base of the near post.

21:28 Barcelona goal disallowed!

On the resulting corner, Lewandowski header brings another great save out of Meret, then Yamal eventually bundles over the line, but he was in an offside position.

21:28 Save on Raphina!

Raphinha free kick bends around the wall low and Meret has to get down to push it away for a corner.

21:27 Olivera booked

Not a great start from the left-back, who clatters Yamal.

21:24 Napoli subs

Olivera and Lindstrom on, Mario Rui and Politano off.

21:23 Napoli chance!

More chaos! Barca really hanging on there, Politano cross from the left, nodded away from Osimhen, he lays it off for Anguissa, shot charged down. Then Traore booked.

21:22 Interesting stat

Napoli actually have MORE completed passes. Than Barcelona.

21:22 The penalty appeal


21:20 Barca changes

Sergi Roberto and Oriel Romeu on, Fermin Lopez and Christensen off

21:18 Napoli again

Politano pull-back intercepted by Gundogan, it almost turns into an assist for Osimhen, but Ter Stegen is alert.

21:17 Napoli push

Cross for Osimhen cleared by Cubarsi, then Anguissa pulls back from the by-line and more struggled defending. Eventually, after a series of crosses, Mario Rui hits it out of play.

21:16 Raphina roll across

Raphina down the left, rolls across the face of goal and Lewandowski is too late making the run.

21:15 Save on Raphina

Meret had to be on his toes then to parry, Raphina had struck from 12 yards after a good passing move!

21:14 Politano free kick

Floated in, but too close to Ter Stegen.

21:11 VAR does not intervene

Osimhen is fuming. At least he got a corner. From which Di Lorenzo nods wide.

21:10 Is that a penalty?

Osimhen does not appear to be offside, then Cubarsi treads on his foot. Referee waves play on, but…

21:09 Politano chance

Politano cuts inside from the right, shot charged down in the box by Cubarsi!

21:07 Kvara close!

Sudden Kvaratskhelia turn and strike from outside the box, bends just wide of the far post!

21:05 2nd half kicks off: Barcelona 2-1 Napoli (3-2 agg)

21:01 Images from Barcelona


20:59 It’s still open

And if Osimhen could maybe not get caught offside for once, anything could happen.

20:49 Half-Time: Barcelona 2-1 Napoli (3-2 agg)

It looked like a disaster after two goals in two minutes, but Napoli had a huge chance to equalise with the save on Di Lorenzo’s header.

20:48 General chaos

Deep into first half stoppages, Barcelona corner creates general chaos in the box, series of shots and passes charged down.

20:47 Juan Jesus booked

Juan Jesus really, really wanted that card. Lunged into it.

20:46 Arsenal goal


20:44 Free kick

Napoli free kick to the back post, Osimhen knocks it down, but Barca get it clear.

20:43 Yamal booked

That was the second rough Lamine Yamal tackle, late on Mario Rui.

20:43 Osimhen offside

It’s 43 minutes in and we already lost count of Osimhen’s offsides.

20:42 Napoli chance

Kvaratskhelia down the left, rolls across for Traore, but the first touch lets him down! Barcelona then fail to make the most of a counter-attack with a cross straight at Meret.

20:41 Arsenal 1-0 Porto

Trossard, now 1-1 on aggregate.

20:40 Lewandowski wide

Politano robbed, through ball for Lewandowski, who scuffs it well wide from 14 yards.

20:37 Rrahmani goal


20:36 Napoli again

Kvaratskhelia through ball for Di Lorenzo, who can’t quite steer it back from the by-line, only into the goalkeeper’s arms.

20:34 Save on Di Lorenzo!

So very nearly 2-2 for Napoli there! Mario Rui floats a cross from the left, Di Lorenzo at the back post soars for a looping header that Ter Stegen just about FINGERTIPS over the bar! On the resulting corner, Kvaratskhelia blasts over.

20:33 Barca threaten

Cancelo pulls back from the left after combining with Raphina, but Lobotka is there to intercept the return pass.

20:31 Erk

Ronald Araujo has to go off for treatment, as he is very visibly bleeding from the eyebrow.

20:30 Barcelona 2-1 Napoli: Amir Rrahmani!

Basically similar to the first Barcelona goal! Politano gets down the right, pulls back from the by-line beyond Osimhen to find Rrahmani who made the run and is undisturbed to sweep in from 12 yards!

20:25 Off target

Politano cross easily plucked out of the air, then Joao Cancelo fires well over from distance. Osimhen breaking records in being caught offside. Pippo Inzaghi in his prime.

20:24 Joao Cancelo goal


20:22 Fermin Lopez goal


20:21 Christensen booked

Eventually, for that studs-up tackle on Lobotka. Not that it got a free kick, as Osimhen was offside first.

20:21 Napoli defending…


20:19 Lobotka hurt

Before the referee stopped play for that Osimhen offside, Lobotka was caught heavily by Christensen on the inside of the ankle.

20:18 Save on Osimhen

He was offside again, mind you, but the angled drive was beaten away by the goalkeeper at the near post.

20:17 Barcelona 2-0 Napoli: Joao Cancelo

Kvaratskhelia tried his usual twists and turns, but Napoli were caught out by a classic counter-attack. Raphina cut inside Di Lorenzo, the curler bounced off the far post, but Joao Cancelo was ready to turn in the rebound.

20:15 Barcelona 1-0 Napoli: Fermin Lopez

That had been in the air, let’s be honest. Raphinha gets down the left, pulls back from the by-line, Lewandowski drew the defenders towards him, but a dummy let it through for unmarked Fermin Lopez to sweep in undisturbed with the inside of the right boot from 12 yards.

20:13 Napoli opportunity

Mario Rui cross from the left after combining with Kvara, Anguissa shot charged down and does not fall kindly for Osimhen. Traore then penalised for a foul which wasn’t a foul.

20:12 Barcelona chance

Cubarsi ball floated over the top for Fermin Lopez, who is not offside, but he fires the lob over the bar!

20:12 Atmosphere


20:09 Barca wide

Fermin Lopez robs Lobotka and drills wide of the target. Just before that, great Cubarsi tackle on Osimhen.

20:07 Hmm

Politano also flagged offside, not entirely sure about that one…

20:04 Osimhen chance

Offside flag went up eventually, but he was clear on goal from a Politano pass and then just prodded it at Ter-Stegen!

20:03 Politano smart

Yamal breaks away from Mario Rui, cuts inside, roll across and the dummy lets it through for Lewandowski, but Politano sees it coming and tracks back to intercept.

20:01 Aggressive start

Raphina rabona cross first, then they win it back immediately and Yamal fires over.

20:00 We have kick-off in Barcelona vs. Napoli!

It’s 1-1 on aggregate, so winner takes all tonight.

19:57 All together now


19:56 Out come the teams

As Camp Nou is undergoing renovations, this game iss played at the Estadi Olimpico Lluis Companys, or the Estadi Olimpic de Montjuic.

19:53 Barcelona vs. Napoli line-ups

Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Koundé, Ronald Araújo, Cubarsí, Joao Cancelo; Fermin Lopez, Christensen, Gündogan; Yamal, Lewandowski, Raphinha

Barcelona bench: Inaki Pena, Astralaga, Inigo Martinez, Joao Felix, Oriol Romeu, Roque, Sergi Roberto, Casado, Hernandez, Guiu, Fort

Napoli: Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Juan Jesus, Mario Rui; Anguissa, Lobotka, Traoré; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia

Napoli bench: Contini, Gollini, Natan, Olivera, Simeone, Cajuste, Ngonge, Lindstrom, Mazzocchi, Ostigard, Raspadori

Ref: Makkelie (NED)

19:47 Osimhen


19:45 POLL


19:41 Napoli in white


19:40 ADL


19:40 Aurelio De Laurentiis (Napoli)


19:27 Xavi


19:19 Mathias Olivera (Napoli)

“It is a difficult match for us, the most important of the season. We are in good shape, we will play a great game and hope to go through to the next phase,” Olivera told Sky Sport Italia.

“I think it was more an issue of mentality than physical or tactical. We must work together as one, just like we did last season when winning the Scudetto, as it is practically the same set of players.”

19:16 Warm-up begins

This is not Camp Nou, so there is an athletics track and it is naturally much smaller.

19:14 Also worth noting

If Napoli don’t qualify tonight, then Juventus are mathematically qualified for the Club World Cup.

19:11 Paolo Di Canio on Sky Sport Italia

“Cubarsi may well have a great future, but if he’s on the centre-left of defence next to a Joao Cancelo who pushes up, Osimhen can do serious damage down that flank.”

19:07 Barcelona news

Blaugrana miss Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, Ferran Torres, Gavi and Alejandro Balde, with Marcos Alonso not at 100 per cent either.

19:03 In the other match


19:02 Here we go


18:55 POLL


18:54 POLL


18:50 Line-ups

Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Koundé, Ronald Araújo, Cubarsí, Joao Cancelo; Fermin Lopez, Christensen, Gündogan; Yamal, Lewandowski, Raphinha

Barcelona bench: Inaki Pena, Astralaga, Inigo Martinez, Joao Felix, Oriol Romeu, Roque, Sergi Roberto, Casado, Hernandez, Guiu, Fort

Napoli: Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Juan Jesus, Mario Rui; Anguissa, Lobotka, Traoré; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia

Napoli bench: Contini, Gollini, Natan, Olivera, Simeone, Cajuste, Ngonge, Lindstrom, Mazzocchi, Ostigard, Raspadori

Ref: Makkelie (NED)

18:48 Team news


18:45 Team news

Rumours Mario Rui and Politano starting rather than Mathias Olivera and Raspadori.

18:43 Napoli fans


18:40 Not Camp Nou


18:39 Atmosphere


Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Champions League, as Napoli visit Barcelona for a place in the quarter-finals.

It kicks off at 20.00 GMT.

As Camp Nou is undergoing restructuring work, this will be played at the Estadi Olimpico Lluis Companys instead.

The first leg ended 1-1, so with no away goals rule, it means winner takes all here and a draw by any result forces extra time.

Francesco Calzona is still unbeaten since taking over, making his debut in that 1-1 game, overseeing two wins and three draws.

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