Close 1-1 tie between Napoli and Unión Berlin at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium, for date 4 of group C of the UEFA Champions League tournament – 2023-2024.
The local team began winning with a goal from Matteo Politano in the 38th minute of the first half, while through David Fofana the visitor equalized the match in the 51st minute of the complementary stage.
Both teams were about to change the score, but Josip Juranovic and Natan’s shots ended up hitting the post.
Napoli had 70% possession compared to its rival’s 30% and also recorded more shots (26), but that could not be converted into scores and the match ended with a draw.
Matteo Politano was the figure of the match. The Napoli striker scored 1 goal, shot into the opponent’s goal 5 times and made 30 correct passes.
David Fofana was also important. The Unión Berlin striker scored 1 goal, shot into the opponent’s goal 3 times and made 6 correct passes.
With a dirty game, the match played between both teams stood out. There were several reprimands: Leonardo Bonucci, Paul Jaeckel, Lucas Tousart and Giovanni Simeone.
Napoli’s technical director, Rudi García, proposed a 4-3-3 strategy with Alex Meret in goal; Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Amir Rrahmani, Natan and Mário Rui in the defensive line; Frank Anguissa, Stanislav Lobotka and Piotr Zielinski in the middle; and Matteo Politano, Giacomo Raspadori and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia in attack.
For their part, those led by Urs Fischer stood with a 3-5-2 formation with Frederik Rönnow between the three sticks; Paul Jaeckel, Leonardo Bonucci and Diego Leite in defense; Josip Juranovic, Janik Haberer, Rani Khedira, Aissa Laidouni and Jérôme Roussillon in midfield; and Sheraldo Becker and David Fofana up front.
The judge selected for the match at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium was Danny Makkelie.
Napoli will visit Real Madrid on the next matchday. On the Unión Berlin side, they will play as a visitor against SC Braga.
Napoli has 7 points and is in second place, while Unión Berlin is in fourth place with 1 unit.
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