The great surprise of this edition of the Europa League, Dnipro, will face Thursday night at 10:05 p.m. against Napoli in the return leg of the semifinals. In fact I can not say Dnipro is a big surprise, considering the fact that in recent years the team evolves at an ever better. The Ukrainians have lost a crucial match at the weekend, with Zorya 0-2 in the championship picand second place, being in the moment outside places of UCL. Thus, Konoplyanka and colleagues reached the second consecutive failure at home. It’s clear that Dnipro is a band under 2.5, especially on their arena. Here are some interesting statistics about hosts:
Dnipro last eight games played at home ended with scores of under 2.5. Only once it has scored more than one goal.
Also previous five matches in Europa League ended with two successful maximum.
On March 1 has not Dnipro scored more than one goal at home.
The team has some problems and pallet level, so Zozulya and Kravchenko will not perform against Napoli, plus Shakhov is not 100% recovered and probably will not be risked.
Dnipro Probable team (4-2-3-1): Boyko – Fedetskiy, Chebryachko, Douglas Matos – Kankava, Fedorchuk – Luchkevych, Rotan, Konoplyanka – Seleznyov.
On the other hand, Napoli comes after a draw downright surprising 2-2 away to Parma, given that Parma is ranked last in Serie A, already relegated and without a goal in the end of the season. Benitez’s band missed about any real chance to catch podium in Italy, so their only solution remains the Europa League to play in the Champions League next year. Naples a few weeks ago was riding high, but in recent weeks as the team suffered evidence that Higuain and company have won only once in the last four official games.
Napoli has checked a draw and a failure in the last two trips, cashing a total of six goals.
Italians are unbeaten in their previous ten games played in the Champions League.
Rafa Benitez no no shortage of players unavailable for this trip. First Ivan Strinic not entitled to play, and then we have them on accidentatii Michu, and Guzman Zuniga, with the players we already accustomed to miss.
Napoli Probable team (4-2-3-1): Andujar – Maggio, Albiol, Britos, ghoul – Lopez, Inler – Gabbiadini, Hamsik, Marks – Higuain.