Two of the competitors in the UEFA European League battle will meet in the next fixture of the league, the quarter finals. This has been assured after SSC Napoli were about to battle against VFL Wolfsburg. Rafael Benitez, the Italian club’s coach, surely require no overture, and after seeing the German team defeated the other Italian team, Internazionale Milano, he has been sure that the match against Wolfsburg will not be so easy for his team. He further said that the team would face another candidate in the battle fighting for the European league tittle.
There have been some interesting facts and figures regarding the match between Napoli and VFL Wolfsburg. The first is that SSC Napoli and VFL Wolfsburg have never been paired in any competitive fixture that they have taken part. The other thing is that Wolfsburg made a fascinating victorious match against Internazionale Milano against whom they have won by a convincing score, 5-2. Thirdly, Napoli are known to be one, out of three formers, in EUFA Cup winner who remains in the competition. The other thing about SSC Napoli is that the coach, Rafael Benitez, has lifted the European league’s cup twice as coach. It was when he coached Valencia in 2004 and Chelsea FC in 2013. The manager surely has a lot to show in the next fixture of European League fixture in as much as he is one of few coaches that have been quite successful in European league competition.
Rafael Benitez’ reaction on the draw is so optimistic. He said that the team were up against one of the most fantastic opponents they could have faced. VFL Wolfsburg is, without a doubt, among the favourite teams to scoop the trophy. Benitez also mentioned that the opponent have proven the potential and strength in the previous round of European League matches. With the fact that VFL Wolfsburg standing at the runner up in the domestic league, Bundesliga, the opponent team have been speculated to show surprising battle against SSC Napoli. It will be exciting and fascinating tie for Benitez if he can strike the victory in the match against VFL Wolfsburg.
On the other hand, VFL Wolfsburg coach, Dieter Hecking, said that he had been looking forward to the battle against SSC Napoli. The game would be very attractive and tough and his team were coming up against team with tantamount ambition to scoop the European League title.