Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: UEFA Europa League – An explosive first-half performance by Barcelona was enough to knock the stuffing out of a…

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet
Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: UEFA Europa League – An explosive first-half performance by Barcelona was enough to knock the stuffing out of a rattled Napoli side today, and the home team never really recovered, as they limp out of Europe again before reaching the last 16 stage. With their midfield purring and an increasingly coherent attacking strategy, the Blaugrana roll on to the next round, where they will be a side to be feared in Europe’s second-tier tournament. Follow live Football news and updates on InsideSport.IN

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet

As well as breezing through against a team with one of Europe’s best defensive records, the Catalans also take home a small slice of history – adding Napoli to six other Italian sides they have beaten away from home in continental competition.

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate

Barcelona steamrolled Napoli to move into the next round after a stunning performance in Italy. They stormed into the lead in the eighth minute after Adama Traoré carried the ball up the pitch from a Napoli corner before playing in Jordi Alba to fire low past Alex Meret.

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet
Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet

Frenkie de Jong curled a sublime effort in from 25 yards to give his side a two-goal cushion but Lorenzo Insigne halved that from the penalty spot after Victor Osimhen had been fouled.

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet

Gerard Piqué extended Barça’s two-goal advantage right on half-time with a low shot which kissed the far post on the way in before the tie was put to bed 13 minutes into the second half.

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet
Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang curled home from 12 yards out to add his fourth goal in two appearances after being set up via more good work from Traoré. Mauro Politano caught Barcelona trying to play out from the back to drill home a consolation goal three minutes from time but Xavi’s side held on to book their place in the last-16.

Napoli 2-4 Barcelona: Barcelona ease past Napoli 3-5 on Aggregate to enter the Round of 16 in the Europa League; Aubameyang, De Jong, Pique and Alba get on the scoresheet

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