Napoli hope Kim Min-Jae and Alex Meret are fit for Wednesday’s Champions League clash after suffering injuries sustained in Saturday’s 2-0 Serie A win over Atalanta.
Meret sprained his wrist during the pre-match warm-up. Causing him to miss the post and was Pierre Luigi Gollini who played instead while Kim had a problem with his right calf It’s the same muscle that suffered during the 2022 World Cup in November last year.
Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti said of Kim. Who was substitute with ice packs: “I told Kim he had to train the next morning. He say no problem. “It was initially expecte that both Meret and Kim would be fit in time to start the second leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie at Diego Armando Maradona.
Visit of Eintracht Frankfurt The German team ufabet on Wednesday saw Napoli win their first match 2-0. Napoli’s 2-0 win over Atalanta in Serie A on Saturday. It’s a clean sheet win in 5 of the last 6 games and it’s a win in 20 of the last 22 games in the league. Leading above the second team by 18 points, the chances of winning the Scudetto are very bright.
The coach also explained that Meret “sprained his wrist during the warm-up. It didn’t feel right, so we were forced to make the change.”
Napoli are confident that both players will be fit enough to start in the Champions League on Wednesday evening.
Eintracht Frankfurt will visit the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in the Round of 16. After losing the first leg 2-0 on their own turf.