Napoli vs Wolfsburg
|Date & Time||Thursday April 16, 2015, 4:05 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Wolfsburg Draw Napoli
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Napoli travel to Germany to take on the redhot Wolfsburg in the tie of the round in the EUFA Europa League quarter finals. Rafa Benitez's team come into this game after a confidence boosting 3-0 win over Fiorentina last weekend. With an attacking line up including Higuain, Hamsik, Callejon and Gabbiadini Napoli have an abundance of attacking talent and they will be looking at the Europa League as a viable way in the Champions League as they have no fallen seven points behind Roma and look unlikely to bridge that gap by the end of the season. This competition could be Napoli's only way into Europe's premier competition and I expect Napoli to be going gung ho for it over the two legs.
Wolfsburg are one of the hottest teams in Europe right now, sitting ten points behind Bayern in the Bundelsiga they are unlikely to catch the Champions but they have shown a grit and determination all season to try to win every single game they play in. Wolfsburg are one of the most entertaining teams in football and with Kevin De Bruyne and Dost they have two goalscorers who are on top form and will be a handful for every team they face. De Bruyne in particular has shown excellent form since transfering from Chelsea and rumours abound of a big money move for the talented Belgian in the summer.
This game should be one of the best of the week and I will be sitting down to enjoy it myself. I'm taking the overs here as Wolfsburg games pretty much always go over. Wolfsburg attack, attack and attack and while Napoli will set out to be defensive here and this is why we are getting a decent price on the overs. There is so much attacking talent on the field tonight that this one is one not to be missed.