NAP
PTO
90' + 4
Hamsik dinks a ball over from the left to Insigne at the far post, who fires in a volley but it's blocked.
90' + 3
Insigne crosses from the right but Fabiano claims it easily. Porto are closing this one out now.
90' + 2
 
GOAL! ZAPATA PULLS ON BACK! Hamsik does well on the right, fires over a low cross from the right and Zapata is there to force it home. 2-2 on the night.
Napoli Goal

Left Footed - Top Right

FC Porto Yellow card

Napoli

Porto

90'
 
Fernando goes into the book for kicking the ball away, which at this stage he'll probably take.
89'
A rare attack from Porto, and Ghilas cuts in from the left and fires a shot that Reina saves.
88'
Napoli are still chip, chip, chipping away, but the Porto defence stands firm.
86'
Insigne breaks through and is clear on goal, but Fabiano does well to come out and time his challenge perfectly.
85'
Hamsik tries to create something down the left, crossing low to Zapata at the near post, but it's bundled away by the Porto defence, which has been excellent.
84'
Napoli almost carve out a chance as Callejon crosses low from the right, but Danilo just manages to sweep it clear.
Napoli Substitution
83'
 
Another change for Napoli - Mertens is replaced by Jose Callejon.
82'
Napoli look deflated now, as you might expect after such a pair of sucker-punches.
FC Porto Substitution
80'
 
Sub for Porto - Quaresma goes off, and Lica replaces him.
79'
This has been a strange smash and grab from Porto. They have been out of it for most of the time, but have taken their chances ruthlessly.
Napoli Substitution
78'
 
Throw of the dice by Rafa Benitez - oddly Higuain is off, replaced by Duvan Zapata.
77'
Napoli now require three goals in the final 13 minutes. It's a tall order, to say the least.
76'
 
GOAL! PORTO MAKE IT SAFE! What a goal. What. A. Goal. Quaresma, who has done little in the game, skips around a couple of challenges on the edge of the box, shifts onto his left foot and smashes the ball into the top corner.
FC Porto Goal

Left Footed - Top Right

75'
Fabiano very lucky to get away with a scuffed clearance that goes into a sea of players, but just about comes away with a Porto player.
74'
Already backs against the wall stuff for Porto - Insigne sweeps over a cross that Reyes heads clear.
73'
Mertens tries another cross from the right, but Mangala clears. That could be a refrain for the rest of the match.
72'
Insigne tries a shot from way out but Mangala blocks.
71'
 
Porto go close to another! Defour makes a rare foray forwards, and from the left side of the box toe-pokes towards goal, and it flicks off the outside of the post and goes out.
70'
That of course is the away goal, so Porto lead 2-1 but Napoli now need two. Huge task for the last 20 minutes.
Napoli Yellow card

Napoli

Porto

69'
 
GOAL! GHILAS SCORES FOR PORTO! A huge goal against the run of play. Behrami fouls Martinez but the referee plays advantage, and the ball breaks through to the substitute Ghilas, who sweeps home a superb finish.
FC Porto Goal

Left Footed - Bottom Right

69'
 
Sub for Napoli - Marek Hamsik is on for Pandev.
68'
Ooof, close from Mertens who sort of mis-hits a shot that nonetheless causes Fabiano to scramble across goal, and it goes just wide.
Napoli Substitution
67'
Mertens whips in a low cross from the right, but Pandev just can't get there at the near post. Tense stuff, this.
FC Porto Substitution
66'
 
Another change for Porto - Varela goes off, Nabil Ghilas comes on.
65'
Josue's first act is to try a shot from miles out, but it goes over the bar.
64'
Porto need to change something - perhaps Josue will help them regain control of this game.
FC Porto Substitution
63'
 
Change for Porto - Josue replaces Carlos Eduardo.
62'
Inler lines up a shot from way out, but it goes high over the bar.
61'
More pressure from Napoli - Insigne plays a lovely one-two with Behrami, then opens up his body to shoot, but again it's straight at Fabiano, who saves rather unconvincingly.
60'
Another chance as Mertens clips a cross over from the right that Pandev heads, but it's straight at Fabiano.
59'
Higuain finds himself in plenty of space behind the Porto defence, he controls it, composes himself then shoots. Fabiano saves, then Danilo is lucky not to rebound it into his own goal. Close.
58'
Porto just getting back into the game now. Jackson Martinez tries to break through the middle, but is tackled by Albiol.
57'
Blimey, that was close. Carlos Eduardo gets a flick onto a deep cross from a free-kick, and it goes just - just - wide of the far post.
55'
Henrique perhaps lucky not to get another yellow card for a foul from behind. More of a booking than the first one, anyway.
54'
Varela tries to attack for Porto, but he can't bring it under control. Porto having problems building any sort of attack here.
53'
 
Henrique goes into the book rather harshly, for a pretty soft challenge on Quaresma.
Napoli Yellow card

Napoli

Porto

52'
The corner breaks to Ghoulam on the left corner of the area, and he whips in a shot that goes just over.
51'
Big chance for Napoli - Mertens again makes tracks down the right, puts a deep cross over and Insigne is there to meet it at the far post, but Fabiano does well to spread himself and put it behind for a corner.
50'
Higuain makes a run beyond the defence, but the linesman's flag goes up.
49'
Henrique takes the corner and it's meatily headed clear by Mangala.
48'
Napoli starting where they left off here - Mertens causes more problems down the right, winning a corner after his cross is blocked.
47'
Inler spanks a shot towards goal from just outside the area that stings Fabiano's hands, but the referee had already blown up for a foul by Mertens.
46'
The teams are out for the second half, and Napoli kick off.
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And that's half-time. Napoli very much deserve their lead, having made the best chances by a distance. Good game so far, join us for the second half shortly.
45'+1
Defour swings a cross over from the right, Varela is there at the far post and he tries a spectacular flying kick, but completely misses it.
45'
Decent effort from Insigne cutting in from the left, but it goes just over and just wide. One minute of added time.
44'
Henrique wins a free-kick by barging into Ricardo then falling over. Smart.
43'
Mertens, who looks dangerous every time he gets the ball, whips over a cross from the right looking for Higuain, but it's a little short and Fabiano comes out and gathers.
42'
Carlos Eduardo is penalised for shoving Inler over as they both go up to challenge for the ball in the air.
41'
Porto try to attack down the left with Varela, but they can't get in behind the Napoli defence at the moment.
40'
Another chance for Napoli - a poor defensive header from Reyes goes straight to Insigne, who cuts in from the left and fires a low shot that goes just wide of the near post.
39'
Insigne dinks a ball over the top from the left, but Varela gets back to help out his defence and clears.
38'
Chance for Mertens - Higuain swings a ball over from the right and the Belgian hits it towards goal on the volley with the outside of his right foot, but it goes straight at Fabiano. He arguably had time to bring that one down.
36'
This game has existed in waves of attack, with both teams taking it in turns to plot something incisive. Good stuff.
35'
Martinez feeds Defour, but his low cross from the right is cut out. End-to-end stuff this.
34'
Napoli attack now, and win a corner, which Mertens swings straight into Fabiano's arms from the left.
33'
Ooof, Poto go close. A corner is swung over from the right, and Jackson Martinez gets up for the header at the far post and it goes just wide, with Reina scrambling.
32'
Insigne's free-kick goes into the wall, the rebound breaks to Mertens who advances on goal but Fabiano gets out quickly to smother.
30'
The corner is half-cleared, then it breaks to Raul Albiol on the edge of the area and Mangala goes through the Spaniard with a high foot. Free-kick in a dangerous spot.
29'
Ghoulam makes progress down the left, tries a cross from deep but it's blocked and out for a corner.
28'
Fernando tries to prompt another attack, but his pass to Quaresma is wayward.
27'
Varela gets down the right and tries a cross in, but it deflects off Ghoulam and goes straight to Pepe Reina.
26'
Quaresma cuts in from the left, is almost knocked off balance and tries a shot from way out, but skews it badly.
25'
Napoli are sitting back a little now. They might let Porto back into it if not careful, when they could press on for more goals.
23'
Porto look rattled here. They try to attack down the left through Quaresma, but he loses out.
22'
Napoli deserve their lead - they have attacked the visitors brilliantly at times.
21'
 
GOAL! NAPOLI GO IN FRONT! Lovely goal from Goran Pandev. A counter-attack sweeps down field, Higuain then holds the ball up and slips a perfect pass through to Pandev, who times his run wonderfully then clips it over Fabiano. Lovely, lovely stuff.
Napoli Goal

Left Footed - Bottom Right

20'
Mertens is back on, but isn't best please with life.
19'
Mertens is receiving treatment, with stud marks clearly visible down his leg. Nasty one.
18'
Weird decision from referee Martin Atkinson - Mertens and Quaresma clash, and the Porto man looks to go in with his studs, but the free-kick is given to the Portuguese side.
17'
Chance for Higuain - a cross is whipped into the near post and he tries to lift it over the keeper, but it skews off his boot and goes in the opposite direction to the one intended.
16'
Napoli very much the better side so far. Apart from a couple of very early moments, Porto have struggled to get out of their own half.
15'
Another effort for Napoli - Insigne this time, who shoots straight at Fabiano.
14'
First big chance of the game for Napoli. After a long, patient build-up, Mertens nods the ball into Henrique's path at the far post, but his swept shot goes just wide.
12'
Poor long ball from Fernandez, sailing over Gonzalo Higuain's head.
11'
Varela plays himself into trouble, running into a sea of Napoli shirts inside his own half, but having won the ball, Pandev's pass is poor and runs through to the keeper.
10'
A quieter moment now, as Napoli knock the ball around the back for a spell.
9'
Ghoulam makes a run down the left flank for Napoli, but he is flagged offside.
8'
A very lively start to the game indeed. Chances at both ends, spicy tackles, noise in the stands - lovely stuff.
7'
Mertens plays a slide-rule pass to Insigne in the area, but his reverse pass back into the middle is blocked by a wall of Porto defence.
6'
Napoli go up the other end and attack, with Insigne taking a shot from range, which Fabiano rather awkwardly saves with a combination of knees and hands.
5'
Quaresma crosses from the left, looking for Martinez in the middle, but Fernandez gets there just ahead of his and clears.
4'
Mertens is down the right again, but this time he can't quite keep the pass in play.
3'
Insigne plays a ball through looking for Mertens, but the Napoli winger has to stretch and has three defenders around him, and can only get an unconvincing toe to the ball, poking it wide.
2'
Porto have had the the most of the limited exchanges thus far. There's some noise in the San Paolo.
1'
And Porto get things underway.
20:01
And the teams are out on the pitch in Naples. A reminder that Porto lead 1-0 from the first leg.
20:00
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19:55
The scene is set in Naples - should be a cracker!
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-2h #NapoliPorto Gli spalti del San Paolo continuano a riempirsi aspettando l'arrivo delle squadre #ForzaNapoliSempre http://t.co/F3cRYFWTLe

19:50
Porto's handball keeper Alfredo Quintana is 26 today and watching the game - happy birthday!
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19:45
Luis Castro: "We go into the second leg following a positive result, although we could have scored more goals to win by more than 1-0. Despite having a few injuries we are optimistic we can go out on to the pitch and give our all to reach the next round. That is our goal."
19:40
Rafael Benitez: "So far in Europe we have demonstrated we have the ability to play well and express ourselves against the big clubs, especially at the San Paolo. We did well in the Champions League and against Swansea in the last round. Our fans' support is crucial and could be decisive."
19:35
Porto keeper Helton will miss at least three months of action after rupturing his Achilles against Sporting at the weekend, while Alex Sandro serves a one-match ban. As a result, Fabiano plays in goal and Ricardo left-back.
19:30
Napoli wing-back Christian Maggio is recovering from emergency surgery on a pneumothorax he suffered in the first leg. He is the only major absentee.
19:25
TEAMS - Napoli: Reina, Henrique, Fernandez, Albiol, Ghoulam, Inler, Behrami, Mertens, Pandev, Insigne, Higuain; Subs: Réveillère, Colombo, Dzemaili, Callejon, Hamsik, Britos, Zapata /// Porto: Fabiano, Ricardo, Reyes, Mangala, Danilo, Fernando, Defour, Eduardo, Quaresma, Varela, Martinez: Subs: Kadu, Agu, Herrera, Josué, Quintero, Licá, Ghilas
19:20
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of Napoli and Porto's Europa League last-16 second leg at Stadio San Paolo. Kick off at 8.05pm UK time.

Starting Line-ups

Napoli
FC Porto
    • Reina
    • 31
      Ghoulam
    • 33
      Albiol
    • Federico Fernández
    • 4
      Henrique
    • 24
      Lorenzo Insigne
    • 88
      Inler
    • Behrami
    • 14
      Mertens
    • Pandev
    • 9
      Higuaín
Team Manager:  Rafael Benitez
    • Varela
    • 9
      Martínez
    • 7
      Quaresma
    • Defour
    • Fernando
    • Carlos Eduardo
    • 2
      Danilo
    • 13
      Reyes
    • Mangala
    • 21
      Pereira
    • 12
      Fabiano
Team Manager:  Julen Lopetegui
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Reina 0 1 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Federico Fernández 0 0 1 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
R. Albiol 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
F. Ghoulam 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
Henrique 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
V. Behrami 0 0 0 34 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 90
G. Inler 0 0 0 52 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 90
Lorenzo Insigne 0 0 4 36 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 90
D. Mertens 0 0 2 18 0 10 2 1 0 0 0 84
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. Higuaín 0 1 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 78
G. Pandev 1 0 2 17 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 68
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Fabiano 0 10 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Danilo 0 0 0 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
E. Mangala 0 0 0 2 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
D. Reyes 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
R. Pereira 0 0 0 5 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Fernando 0 1 0 60 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 90
S. Defour 0 0 0 65 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
Carlos Eduardo 0 0 0 26 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 63
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Martínez 0 0 0 26 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
R. Quaresma 1 0 1 29 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 81
S. Varela 0 0 0 21 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 66
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