Barca advantage? FC Barcelona receives good news ahead of Napoli in the UCL

FC Barcelona defeated Celta de Vigo 2-1 and look to beat a wounded Napoli side.

By Emmanuel Mendez

FC Barcelona will be playing against a Napoli side who are in poor form.
FC Barcelona will be playing against a Napoli side who are in poor form.
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Robert Lewandowski scored a late penalty to secure FC Barcelona three points in La Liga against Celta De Vigo. Barca won a league game again after drawing 3-3 against Granada and will now put their focus on Napoli this week in the Champions League. After the game, Xavi Hernandez and the players discussed improving details to win a crucial Champions League game against Napoli. Napoli has their own problems they need to solve, and a new issue for them could give Barcelona an advantage in the game.

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Xavi spoke about how the players are slowly improving after his announcement of leaving the club at the end of the season. Barca have three wins and one draw since Xavi's announcement. Xavi said, "Since I announced my departure, the team has won 10 points out of 12, and we have improved in defense. That was the goal, to play with less pressure. We have been talking about conceding a goal in the first few minutes of the second half. It all comes from concentration errors."

Xavi continues to talk about the performances and feels confident about the Napoli game. Xavi said, "I have good sensations ahead of Wednesday's match. The team's attitude was very good. We're improving as a team. The squad is very united; you just have to see how the players celebrated the goal."

Ronald Araujo talked about the importance of the Champions League for them and said, "It feels wonderful when the Champions League anthem starts playing. It has a great impact. You feel like you have to go stronger, with more energy and desire. It's incredible to play a competition like that. Everyone dreams of playing it and winning it."

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Napoli could sack their current coach, Walter Mazzarri before the Barca game in the Champions League

Matteo Moretto reports that Napoli are considering sacking Walter Mazzarri. Three days before the match against Barça in the Champions League, the Italian club could have their third coach since the start of the season. Napoli are 9th in Serie A after drawing 1-1 against Genoa yesterday.

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