Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano - Madrid 26/02/2014 - 18:00CET (18:00 local time)

Round of 16

Real Madrid - Napoli
2-1
 

Real Madrid - Napoli 2-1 - 26/02/2014 - Match page - UEFA Youth League 2014

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Last-gasp Madrid knock out Napoli

Published: Wednesday 26 February 2014, 22.11CET
Real Madrid CF 2-1 SSC Napoli
Substitute Aleix Febas scored a stunning 95th-minute winner as the hosts set up a last-eight meeting with Paris Saint-Germain.
by Nick Aitken
from Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano
Last-gasp Madrid knock out Napoli
Real Madrid captain Enzo Fernández, pictured in 2011, set up the opener ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Real Madrid
Napoli

2

Goals scored

1

24

Total attempts

7

8

on target

2

10

off target

2

6

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

0

7

Corners

2

2

Offsides

1

3

Yellow cards

5

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

22

21

Fouls suffered

12

Lineups

real madrid

Real Madrid

napoli

Napoli

1Rodríguez Domínguez (GK)1Scalese (GK)
Yellow Card77
2Rodriguez2Guardiglio
3Hermoso
Yellow Card73
3Girardi
4Sánchez4Palmiero (C)
Yellow Card71
6Llorente5Łasicki
Yellow Card26
Goal71
Substitution85
8Muñoz Jimenez
Goal15
6Luperto
9Narváez
Yellow Card77
7Tutino
10Fernández (C)
Substitution69
8Prezioso
Yellow Card64
14Martínez Torres9Rubino
17Jiménez Guerrero
Substitution80
10Gaetano
Substitution57
20Cedrés
Substitution41
11D'Auria
Substitution46

Substitutes

25Craninx (GK)12Gionta (GK)
7Cerro
Substitution80
Yellow Card90+2
13Anastasio
Substitution46
11González
Substitution41
15Mangiapia
Substitution85
12Sáez Carrillo16Romano
Substitution57
Yellow Card85
15Febas
Substitution69
Goal90+5
18Liivak
19Legaz19De Simone
21Sáez20De Iorio

Coaches

Luis Miguel Ramis (ESP) Giampaolo Saurini (ITA)

Referee

Andreas Pappas (GRE)

Press kits

Standings

  
Published: Wednesday 26 February 2014, 22.11CET

Last-gasp Madrid knock out Napoli

Real Madrid CF 2-1 SSC Napoli
Substitute Aleix Febas scored a stunning 95th-minute winner as the hosts set up a last-eight meeting with Paris Saint-Germain.

Aleix Febas hit a stunning long-range winner with the last kick of the match as Real Madrid CF survived a thorough examination from SSC Napoli to book a place in the UEFA Youth League quarter-finals.

The Spanish side were dominant in the first half and ought to have had more to show for it than Javier Muñoz Jimenez's 15th-minute strike. They looked set to be punished for their profligacy when Napoli came out with redoubled intensity and deservedly levelled through Igor Łasicki's thumping 71st-minute header. The visitors threatened a second before they were knocked out by substitute Febas's majestic sucker punch.

"The way the game ended was dramatic," said Madrid coach Luis Miguel Ramis, whose team will travel to Paris Saint-Germain in the last eight. "But I think the result was just reward for the side that played the better football, had more of the ball and which, in the first half alone, had enough chances to kill the game off."

Indeed, with Muñoz Jimenez and Marcos Llorente combining creativity and industry, Napoli were overwhelmed in the first 45 minutes. Enzo Fernández teed up Muñoz Jimenez for the opener but Madrid skipper Fernández, son of Zinédine Zidane, wasted two glorious chances to extend the advantage.

Napoli subsequently gained a foothold and Łasicki set up a grandstand finale. With penalties looming, the Italian side cleared Jaime Sánchez's header off the line, only for Febas to lash in the loose ball.

Last updated: 07/03/14 13.02CET

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