Italian giants Napoli entertains Austrian heavyweights RB Salzburg in the first leg of the round of 16 of the UEFA Europa league both sides keen to advance to the next stage of the cup competition.
Napoli will be banking on their native home support to get the job done and sink the visiting RB Salzburg and get the job done and sink the job done and outclass the formidable Austrian Champions in what they appear favorites on paper.
Carlo Ancelloti charges head into the match hoping to bounce back from their disappointing 2-1 home loss to Juventus in the Italian Serie A and get back to winning ways in the European encounter.
The home side head into the match in decent form having won three, drawn one and lost one of their last five matches in all competitions and their manager will be hoping to get them back to winning ways.
Domestically the home side has been in lethal form save for their recent defeat to Juventus and more of the same will please their manager.
RB Salzburg travels to Italy hoping to stage an upset and pip Napoli to grab a first leg advantage of the uphill task they face.
RB Salzburg head into the match buoyed by their recent 3-0 win over Wolfsberger in the Austrian Bundesliga and sink the formidable Napoli side.
The visitors are a decent form having won three and lost two of their last five matches and they will be hoping to better their performance and grab the crucial first-leg advantage as they bid to enjoy European success.
The two sides will be locking horns for the first match in their competitive history and each side will be eager to test first success in the encounter.