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• This is Napoli's second group stage campaign. They were unbeaten in four home matches, winning three, in their debut season in 2011/12 when they reached the round of 16.
• In: Josip Radošević (HNK Hajduk Split), Dries Mertens (PSV Eindhoven), Rafael Cabral (Santos FC), José María Callejón (Real Madrid CF), Raúl Albiol (Real Madrid CF), Gonzalo Higuaín (Real Madrid CF), Pepe Reina (Liverpool FC, loan), Duván Zapata (Club Estudiantes LP).
• Out: Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain FC), Morgan De Sanctis (AS Roma), Hugo Campagnaro (FC Internazionale Milano), Antonio Rosati (US Sassuolo Calcio), Omar El Kaddouri (Torino FC), Nicolao Dumitru (AS Cittadella), Ignacio Fideleff (CA Tigre), Alessandro Gamberini (Genoa CFC).
• Twelve Napoli players were on senior duty during the international break: Christian Maggio, Lorenzo Insigne (Italy), Marek Hamšík (Slovakia), Pablo Armero, Camilo Zúñiga (Colombia), Mertens (Belgium), Valon Behrami, Gokhan Inler, Blerim Dzemaili (Switzerland), Goran Pandev (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Reina and Albiol (Spain).
• Having opened his international account last month against Argentina, Insigne made his first start for Italy in a 1-0 FIFA World Cup qualifying triumph over Bulgaria on 6 September. Maggio helped the Azzurri defeat the Czech Republic 2-1 four days later, a result which secured Cesare Prandelli's men a place in Brazil.
• Napoli are unbeaten at home in the league in 2013, their last defeat at the Stadio San Paolo coming against Bologna on 12 December. Since then they have won ten home top-flight matches out of 12, including the last seven.
• Callejón has scored in each of his last five appearances, including two for Real Madrid at the end of last term. He struck 32 minutes into his Napoli debut, a 3-0 win against Bologna FC and then scored in a 4-2 defeat of AC Chievo Verona, when Higuaín registered his first Napoli goal. Goals from Callejón and Higuaín earned Saturday's 2-0 victory over Atalanta BC.
• Rafael Benítez succeeded Walter Mazzarri as Napoli coach on 27 May, signing a two-year contract with the option of a further 12 months.
• The Partenopei scored seven goals in their first two Serie A fixtures, something they had done only twice previously (1931/32 and 1965/66).
UEFA milestones and competition statistics
• Dortmund have scored 297 goals in UEFA competition.
• In: Henrikh Mkhitaryan (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (AS Saint-Étienne), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (SV Werder Bremen), Johannes Focher (SK Sturm Graz).
• Out: Mario Götze (FC Bayern München), Moritz Leitner (VfB Stuttgart, loan), Leonardo Bittencourt (Hannover 96), Felipe Santana (FC Schalke 04), Julian Koch (1. FSV Mainz 05), Daniel Ginczek (1. FC Nürnberg), Lasse Sobiech (Hamburger SV), Patrick Owomoyela (released).
• Twelve Dortmund players were on senior duty during the international break: Sven Bender, Mats Hummels, Marco Reus, Marcel Schmelzer (Germany), Jakub Błaszczykowski, Robert Lewandowski (Poland), Papastathopoulos (Greece), Nuri Şahin (Turkey), Neven Subotić (Serbia), Mkhitaryan (Armenia), Aubameyang (Gabon) and Mitchell Langerak (Australia).
• Lewandowski equalised for Poland in their 1-1 FIFA World Cup qualifying draw with Montenegro on 6 September but missed the 5-1 defeat of San Marino, in which Błaszczykowski scored, four days later because of a knee problem.
• Jürgen Klopp's side condemned Josep Guardiola to defeat in his first game as FC Bayern München coach, winning the German Super Cup 4-2 on 27 July.
• Dortmund began the season with four successive Bundesliga wins for the first time since 2001/02, when they went on to secure the title. They have stretched the winning start to five, a club record.
• The Schwarzgelben have scored in their last 29 top-flight matches and the past 23 away from home.
• Aubameyang registered a hat-trick on his Bundesliga debut, a 4-0 win at FC Augsburg on 10 August. Mkhitaryan broke his Dortmund duck with both goals in a 2-1 success against Eintracht Frankfurt on 1 September.
• Club captain Sebastian Kehl suffered an ankle ligament injury in training on Sunday and was ruled out for six weeks.
• On 13 September Jonas Hofmann signed a new deal tying him to the club until 2018.
• Łukasz Piszczek, out until at least the end of November, had hip and groin surgery during the summer. İlkay Gündoğan has been sidelined since mid-August due to compression of the spine.
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