Napoli will be eager to put an end to Real Madrid reign over them as they welcome Madrid to San Paolo on Tuesday night for the return Leg of round 16 tie.
The Italian side are still searching for their first ever UEFA Champions League quarterfinal qualification. They need to overturn the first leg defeat at Santiago Bernabeu to get into the next stage.
With this being Napoli ‘ s second round 16 appearance in the UEFA Champions League, they last reached this stage in 2012 stage against Chelsea.
Real Madrid are the current Champions League title holders and are already at an advantage after the first leg at Spain. Madrid qualified for this stage as runners up to Borussia Dortmund in group F and are hoping to get into the quarter-finals against this year.
Raul Albiol and Jose Calejon on will be facing their former team mates as they are up against their old club. Zidane’s side need just a draw or to avoid a defeat with 2 goals to ensure they are in the quarter-finals for the 7th successive time.
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This will be the 4th game the two teams are playing against each other and Los Blancos are unbeaten in the previous games wining twice and drawn once.
Also this will be the second time they are both playing on San Paolo, the first game ended in draw while Madrid’s two wins have been at Santiago Bernabeu.