Champions League: Napoli, with Hirving Lozano, visits Eintracht Frankfurt | Video

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Eintracht Frankfurt and Napoli, with Hirving Lozano, start this Tuesday at the Deutsche Bank Park his tie for UEFA Champions League Round of 16, a match in which leader of the Italian Serie A wants to confirm his good feelingss and once again pass the roller to the defending champion of the Europa League, that premieres in the qualifiers of the highest continental competition.

The Neapolitan team is going through perhaps one of the most solid seasons in its history, after staying unbeaten through their first 17 matches in all competitions –15 wins and two draws-; its reliability allows march to the front of the transalpine championship with 15 points of advantage on the second classified after signing 20 wins, two draws and only one defeat.

In the maximum continental competition, those of Luciano Spalletti They also staged the most outstanding performance of the group stage, where only the defeat of the last day against Liverpool (2-0), with the classification as first already tied, stained his hitherto immaculate career, with five wins and 20 goals scoredmore than any other team in the tournament.

Back, with the solvency offered by the line of four made up of Di Lorenzo, Kim, Rrahmani and Mário Rui and the presence of Meret under sticksthe Partenopean team has kept a clean sheet in four of its last five games - conceding only one goal against Roma -, in which it has scored 12 instead.

In front, eintracht frankfurt will make its historic debut in a 'Champions' qualifiers -the eleventh German team to achieve it- after to finish second in Group D, only behind the Tottenham. Despite falling to him Sporting from Portugal and the English, with whom they also drew in Germany, the Teutonic team recovered with two wins in their last two games against Olympique de Marseille and the Portuguese team.

those of Oliver Glasner, with the only loss of the French midfielder Eric Junior Dina-Ebimbe due to an ankle injury, they have enjoyed some regularity in the Bundesliga, where they are sixth -the last place to enter continental competition- and where Only Cologne has been able to beat them since the resumption of the championship after the winter break.

Italians and Germans will face each other for third time in its history, after crossing paths in the tie for Round of 16 of the UEFA Cup 1994-95; the 'Eagles' won 1-0 at home, before securing a place in the quarterfinals with a 1-0 win at San Paolo.

The Naples, however, won their last two away games against German teams: before him Wolfsburg in April 2015 (1-4) and before the RB Leipzig in February 2018 (0-2).

Round of 16 / First Leg
Eintracht Frankfurt v. napoli
Stadium: Deutsche Bank Park
Referee: Artur Manuel Ribeiro Soares Dias (Portugal)
Hours: 2:00 p.m. Central Mexico time

(With information from Europe Press)

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