Napoli, although was not brilliant made what had to do,to progress to second round of the Champions League. The Spaniards were left to “zero”.
Italians excellent opened match in the fifth minute with shots of Zuniga and Ruben in the sixth minute.However, although the start was good to Napoli, he could not take the lead. The only real chance before half miss Hamsik in the 42nd with powerful shot from outside the box.
Domestic lot better open the second half and Napoli dangerous lived on two occasions. However, at 66 minute Inler brings the Italians the lead,with “missile” from 25 meters.
The leadership has brought calmness to Italians who numb the game and waited for a possible new opportunity. It happened in the 77th minute. The ball from a corner comes unsupervised Hamsik who had time to decide where to to place it. The ball ended up in the net and marked the end of the City’s adventures in the the Champions League this season.
Video:Villarreal 0-2 Napoli (07/12/11) Champions League highlights
65′ [0 – 1] G. Inler
76′ [0 – 2] M. Hamsik