Europa League - Round of 16 - 1st Leg
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Napoli in comfortable win over Salzburg - Europe League round-up

Fabian Ruiz
Fabian Ruiz scores Napoli's second goal against Red Bull Salzburg

Napoli have one foot in the quarter-finals of the Europa League following a 3-0 win over Red Bull Salzburg.

First-half goals from Arkadiusz Milik and Fabian Ruiz, plus an own goal by Jerome Onguene, gave the Serie A side victory in their last-16 first leg.

Villarreal, third from bottom in La Liga, won 3-1 at Zenit St Petersburg.

Sardar Azmoun equalised for Zenit, after Vicente Iborra's headed opener, before second-half goals for Villarreal from Gerard Moreno and Manu Morlanes.

Sevilla, who won the Europa League in 2014, 2015 and 2016, drew 2-2 at home to Slavia Prague, while Valencia beat FK Krasnodar 2-1.

Eintracht Frankfurt played out a 0-0 draw with Inter Milan after Marcelo Brozovic missed a penalty for the visitors.

Dinamo Zagreb hold a narrow 1-0 lead over Benfica, with Bruno Petkevic scoring the only goal.

Line-ups

Napoli

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Meret
  • 23Hysaj
  • 19MaksimovicBooked at 82mins
  • 26KoulibalyBooked at 26mins
  • 6Mário Rui
  • 7Callejón
  • 5Allan
  • 8Ruiz
  • 20ZielinskiSubstituted forDiawaraat 66'minutes
  • 14MertensSubstituted forInsigneat 72'minutes
  • 99MilikSubstituted forOunasat 81'minutesBooked at 86mins

Substitutes

  • 2Malcuit
  • 11Ounas
  • 21Chiriches
  • 24Insigne
  • 25Ospina
  • 31Ghoulam
  • 42Diawara

RB Salzburg

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 33Walke
  • 22Lainer
  • 15Ramalho
  • 6Onguéné
  • 17Ulmer
  • 8Samassekou
  • 42SchlagerBooked at 54mins
  • 16JunuzovicSubstituted forMwepuat 62'minutes
  • 13Wolf
  • 9DabburSubstituted forMinaminoat 76'minutes
  • 20DakaSubstituted forGulbrandsenat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Stankovic
  • 5Vallci
  • 14Szoboszlai
  • 18Minamino
  • 21Gulbrandsen
  • 30Braut Håland
  • 45Mwepu
Referee:
Aleksey Kulbakov
Attendance:
32,579

Match Stats

Home TeamNapoliAway TeamRB Salzburg
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home16
Away21
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home10
Away8
Fouls
Home8
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Napoli 3, FC Red Bull Salzburg 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Napoli 3, FC Red Bull Salzburg 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Xaver Schlager (FC Red Bull Salzburg) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, FC Red Bull Salzburg. Conceded by Kalidou Koulibaly.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. André Ramalho (FC Red Bull Salzburg) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is blocked. Assisted by Enock Mwepu.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Fredrik Gulbrandsen (FC Red Bull Salzburg) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Hannes Wolf.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Adam Ounas (Napoli) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Amadou Diawara.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Enock Mwepu (FC Red Bull Salzburg) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Fredrik Gulbrandsen.

  9. Booking

    Adam Ounas (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Adam Ounas (Napoli).

  11. Post update

    André Ramalho (FC Red Bull Salzburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Elseid Hysaj (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Diadie Samassekou (FC Red Bull Salzburg).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Xaver Schlager (FC Red Bull Salzburg) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.

  15. Booking

    Nikola Maksimovic (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  16. Post update

    Corner, FC Red Bull Salzburg. Conceded by Allan.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Diadie Samassekou (FC Red Bull Salzburg) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Takumi Minamino.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Fredrik Gulbrandsen (FC Red Bull Salzburg) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Xaver Schlager.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Napoli. Adam Ounas replaces Arkadiusz Milik.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Hannes Wolf (FC Red Bull Salzburg) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Thursday 7th March 2019

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1B Leverkusen6411169713
2Zürich631276110
3AEK Larnaca6123612-65
4Ludogorets604257-24

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1RB Salzburg66001761118
2Celtic630368-29
3RB Leipzig62139817
4Rosenborg6015414-101

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Zenit St Petersburg632165111
2Slavia Prague631243110
3Bordeaux62136607
4FC Copenhagen612335-25

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dinamo Zagreb6420113814
2Fenerbahçe62227708
3Spartak Trnava621347-37
4Anderlecht603327-53

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arsenal65101221016
2Sporting64111331013
3Vorskla Poltava6105413-93
4FK Qarabag6105213-113

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Betis633072512
2Olympiakos6312116510
3AC Milan6312129310
4F91 Dudelange6015316-131

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Villarreal6240125710
2Rapid Vienna631269-310
3Rangers61328806
4Spartak Moscow6123812-45

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Frankfurt66001751218
2Lazio6303911-29
3Apollon Limassol6213101007
4Marseille6015616-101

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1KRC Genk6321148611
2Malmö FF62317619
3Besiktas6213911-27
4Sarpsborg 086123813-55

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sevilla64021861212
2FK Krasnodar640288012
3Standard Liege631279-210
4Akhisarspor6015414-101

K

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dynamo Kyiv6321107311
2Rennes630378-19
3FC Astana62227708
4FK Jablonec612368-25

L

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea6510123916
2BATE Borisov63039909
3MOL Vidi621357-27
4PAOK Salonika6105512-73
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