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Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri spoke to the Azzurri’s official channel following the draw for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League. The Italian champions have been drawn against the Spanish champions. A fascinating duel in prospect, according to the Italian coach.
Walter Mazzarri was already psychologically prepared. The Italian coach was aware that all the teams in the Round of 16 would be difficult to play against. When he drew Barça, he predicted a fascinating encounter against the Spaniards. “I said after the Cagliari game that all the teams who qualify for the last 16 are strong, so any pairing would have been difficult, this one against Barcelona in particular. For Napoli, it will be a fascinating challenge,” said Mazzarri of the Champions League Round of 16 draw.