Sitting at the top of the Serie A table, Napoli have 29 points from 11 games. They have won nine, drawn two and are yet to lose a single match.
Napoli will be hoping to continue their impressive start to the season when they take on a struggling Rangers in the Champions League. The Wednesday night clash will be easy to call since both sides are in the middle of a contrasting run of results. The Italian side are the surprise package in Serie A this season, as they are flying high both domestically and in Europe. The same cannot be said for Rangers who are sitting at the bottom of their Champions League group and are struggling to gain any sort of momentum.
|Napoli vs Rangers||Key Details|
|Date||26 September, 2022|
|Venue||Stadio Diego Armando Maradona|
|Kickoff time India||12:30 am (Thursday)|
|Kickoff time Italy||9 pm (Wednesday)|
|Kickoff time Scotland||8 pm (Wednesday)|
|Napoli’s position in table||1 (29 points)|
|Rangers’ position in table||2 (26 points)|
Sitting at the top of the Serie A table, Napoli have 29 points from 11 games. They have won nine, drawn two and are yet to lose a single match in their league this campaign. They are heading into this clash on the back of registering a late win over AS Roma at the weekend. In the Champions League Group A, Napoli won all their matches to have 12 points. On the other hand, Rangers lost all their four games and have zero points to their name. They have also conceded a shocking 16 goals and scored just once in the group. However, in the Scottish Premiership, they are doing reasonably well to be placed second in the table.
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Both sides have a few injury concerns going into this match but it is Rangers who will miss the majority of them. Glen Kamara, Ianis Hagi and Tom Lawrence will miss this match due to injuries. They will be joined on the sidelines by Ryan Jack, Connor Goldson, John Souttar and Filip Helander. Besides, there are also question marks over the participation of James Sands and Leon King. Meanwhile, Napoli do not have too many absentees but they do miss a couple of players. Defender Amir Rrahmani will continue to miss the action for them. Besides, this match might come a bit too soon for Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa who is recovering well from an injury concern.
Napoli possible line-up: Meret, Di Lorenzo, Kim, Juan, Rui, Ndombele, Lobotka, Zielinski, Lozano, Kvaratskhelia, Osimhen
Rangers possible line-up: McGregor, Tavernier, King, Davies, Barisic, Lundstram, Davis, Arfield, Tillman, Kent, Colak
|AS Roma||0-1 (W)|
|Dundee FC||0-1 (W)|
|Rangers lose to Napoli||0-3|
The UEFA Champions League match between Napoli and Rangers will take place at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Thursday at 12:30 am IST.
The live telecast of the UEFA Champions League matches in India are available on the Sony Sports network. Fans will also be able to watch the live streaming on SonyLIV app and JioTV. Besides, those in Italy can catch the live action of the match between Napoli and Rangers via Sky Sport 252, Sky Sport 4K, Sky Sport Uno, NOW TV, SKY Go Italia, Mediaset Infinity; and BTSport.com, BT Sport 4, BT Sport App, LiveScore App in the United Kingdom.