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Key Events

90' + 1'
C. Leitgeb
Goal
88'
A. Younes
D. Mertens
86'
E. Håland
T. Minamino
78'
K. Malcuit
V. Chiricheș
74'
C. Leitgeb
D. Szoboszlai
74'
A. Diawara
P. Zieliński
65'
A. Ulmer
Assist
65'
F. Gulbrandsen
Goal
59'
F. Gulbrandsen
E. Mwepu
56'
D. Samassekou
Yellow Card
Kick Off
44'
A. Milik
Yellow Card
42'
J. Onguéné
Yellow Card
25'
D. Szoboszlai
Assist
25'
M. Dabour
Goal
14'
A. Milik
Goal
Kick Off
3
2
3
1

Stats

Possession
% %
11
3
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 5 4
Total Passes 579 435

Commentary

That's all from the Red Bull Arena. Thank you for following our live coverage of this Europa League round-of-16 tie!
Napoli will now learn their quarter-final opponents tomorrow, before they play host to Udinese in Serie A on Sunday. Meanwhile, Salzburg will look to bounce back with a victory at Wacker on Sunday as they aim to cement their nine-point lead at the top of the Austrian Bundesliga.
Napoli progress to the Europa League quarter-finals after surviving a mini second-half scare at the Red Bull Arena. Milik's early opener strengthened the visitors' command of the tie, with the away goal meaning Salzburg needed to pull off something special. Dabbur was quick to respond for the hosts before the break and they also had their fair share of chances in the second period, with Gulbrandsen and Leitgeb eventually finding the target. Marco Rose's side restored some pride with their second-half showing, but Napoli ultimately managed the tie effectively following their first-leg victory.
90' + 4' FULL-TIME: SALZBURG 3-1 NAPOLI (3-4 AGG)
90' + 3' Napoli are on the search for another, but Milik is ruled offside after trying to get on the end of Younes' through ball.
C. Leitgeb
Goal
Salzburg
90' + 1' GOAL! Leitgeb makes it 3-1 to Salzburg on the night, but it is surely too late to sway the tie. Napoli failed to clear a free-kick situation and the ball eventually dropped out wide to Leitgeb on the left, who composed himself before drilling the ball into the bottom of the net. It is now 4-3 to Napoli on aggregate.
90' There will be four minutes of added time.
88' CLOSE! Lainer's cross falls to Dabbur some 15 yards out and he has an acrobatic attempt at goal, but it canons off the left-hand post!
A. Younes
D. Mertens
Napoli
88' Napoli make their final change as Younes replaces Mertens.
E. Håland
T. Minamino
Salzburg
86' Salzburg make their final change as Haland is introduced in place of Minamino.
86' Mertens picks it up some 40 yards out and tries a speculative half-volley after spotting Walke off his line, but it does not test the goalkeeper and bounces wide.
84' Mertens' corner keeps low and is nearly met by Milik inside the six-yard box, but Gulbrandsen acts quickly to clear the danger.
82' Ulmer's hopeful ball down the channel is too far for Dabbur, as Salzburg begin to opt for a more direct route with the match drawing to close.
80' Lainer is seeing plenty of the ball on the left flank and he looks to find Dabbur in the box again, but Meret races out of his goal to claim it this time.
K. Malcuit
V. Chiricheș
Napoli
78' Napoli are forced into making their second change as Chiriches leaves the pitch with an injury and will be replaced by Malcuit.
76' Lainer's cross is accurate enough to find Dabbur who had broken free in the box. The striker rises high but loops his header just over the bar from a good position!
75' Meret is forced into a save as Minamino's 25-yard shot heads for the roof of the net. The goalkeeper judged it well to deflect it over the bar.
C. Leitgeb
D. Szoboszlai
Salzburg
74' The second substitution for Salzburg sees Szoboszlai leave the field and he is replaced by Leitgeb.
A. Diawara
P. Zieliński
Napoli
74' Napoli make their first change as Diawara enters the fray in place of Zielinski.
71' Szoboszlai bends a looping free-kick into the box, but it is well-claimed by Meret before it reaches the lurking Gulbrandsen.
69' Gulbrandsen lines up an effort from 20 yards, but he slips as he connects with the ball and fails to generate the power he wanted. However, Meret was still forced into making a save and it goes out for a corner.
67' Mertens is unmarked on the edge of the box and has a chance to test Walke, but he leans over his first-time effort and blazes it well over.
A. Ulmer
Assist
Salzburg
65' The quality of Ulmer's ball meant it was always going to cause problems for the Napoli defence. Gulbrandsen's strike makes it 4-2 to Napoli on aggregate.
F. Gulbrandsen
Goal
Salzburg
65' GOAL! Salzburg take a 2-1 lead on the night courtesy of substitute Gulbrandsen! Ulmer received it on the left and curled a testing cross into the box, which Gulbrandsen tucked past Meret. The ball hit the inside of the post and then nestled into the net.
63' Salzburg are dominating the ball in the second half and have now recorded 60% of possession. Much of that play has been in the Napoli half, but they have not threatened Meret's goal enough.
61' The ball is thumped forward to Milik who finds space against a thin Salzburg defence. He lays it off Mertens, but the linesman's flag was raised to prevent the striker having a clear run at goal.
F. Gulbrandsen
E. Mwepu
Salzburg
59' Salzburg make the first substitution of the match as Mwepu is replaced by Gulbrandsen.
57' Mertens' cross from the right wing is claimed by Walke, but he almost spills it into the path of Zielinski. However, the goalkeeper recovers in time to avoid granting the winger a golden opportunity.
D. Samassekou
Yellow Card
Salzburg
56' Samassekou is booked for a late challenge on Allan inside the centre-circle. 
54' Walke's long ball forward almost falls for Mwepu, but the winger was flagged offside before he could race towards goal.
52' Salzburg have a penalty appeal waved away as Wolf flicks it towards Ulmer who raced in the box before being brought to ground by Chiriches, but the referee said play on.
50' Dabbur collects the ball on left wing and looks to knock it beyond Chiriches, but the defender gets a foot in the way and concedes a corner.
48' Mertens curls a cross into the box to find Milik who latches at the ball from the centre of the box, but it is tipped over by Walke.
47' Ulmer receives it on the left wing and takes a clever touch inside, but he is hacked down by Hysaj who concedes a free-kick.
46' The referee blows his whistle and Napoli kick us off at the start of the second half!
Salzburg now know they will need to score at least four more goals if they are to qualify for th next round. Rose's side have scored five goals in a match on three occasions this season against St Polten, Rosenborg and Schwaz, but it will be some feat if they manage the same tonight.
Napoli head into the break with a comfortable lead after Milik's early away goal settled any nerves at the Red Bull Arena. The striker's acrobatic finish in the 14th minute was his side's fourth goal of the tie, which should be enough to see them through to the next round. Salzburg did respond with a goal of their own when Szoboszlai intercepted Allan's pass to feed Dabbur, who made no mistake from close range. However, the Austrian side still have a mountain to climb in the second half.
45' HALF-TIME: SALZBURG 1-1 NAPOLI (1-4 AGG)
A. Milik
Yellow Card
Napoli
44' Milik now receives Napoli's first booking for a late challenge in the middle of the park.
44' Some neat play from Minamino enables him to play a one-two with Wolf on the edge of the box. He drills a low effort at goal, but it is just wide of the right-hand post.
J. Onguéné
Yellow Card
Salzburg
42' Onguene receives the first booking of the match for taking out Callejon after the ball had already been played inside from the right wing.
40' Salzburg's corner is headed away and it falls to Wolf on the edge of the area, but his tame strike drifts well wide.
38' Wolf makes a break forward, but Ruiz does well to intercept before he can reach the Napoli box. The hosts are pressing for another goal before the break.
36' CLOSE! Szoboszlai whips in a corner which is met by the head of Onguene who nods it into the ground and narrowly wide of the right-hand post.
34' Lainer bends a cross into the Napoli box, but Dabbur is crowded out by a host of Napoli bodies which means the trouble can be averted.
32' Mwepu is again involved as he looks to feed a through ball into the path of Minamino, but the striker is flagged offside.
30' Mwepu tries to execute a spectacular overhead kick in the box, but he can't quite get over it and Napoli are able to clear.
28' CLOSE! Napoli are inches away from a second as Ruiz picks it up some 30 yards out before thundering an effort at goal. Walke was beaten, but the ball rebounded off the post!
27' Mertens dribbles down the left wing before playing a teasing ball towards Milik in the box, but Szoboszlai did well to slide in and quash the attack
D. Szoboszlai
Assist
Salzburg
25' It may have been a careless pass from Allan, but Szoboszlai still needed to maintain his composure to pick out Dabbur and he did so with aplomb.
M. Dabour
Goal
Salzburg
25' GOAL! Dabbur pulls one back to make it 1-1 on the night! A sloppy ball from Allan allows Szoboszlai to dart into the box before laying off to Dabbur. He takes a touch before cutting inside and slotting home. That makes it 4-1 on aggregate.
24' Salzburg's attempts to win possession result in Wolf conceding an unnecessary foul against Ruiz. Napoli have a free-kick in their own half.
22' Onguene concedes a corner, but Callejon's resulting cross is too deep which means Salzburg are able to clear their lines.
20' Napoli are looking relaxed after their opener. The hosts are making desperate attempts to apply a high press, but Ancelotti's side are knocking it around with ease.
18' Salzburg burst forward and are looking dangerous, but Ruiz wins it back and quells the danger with a clever chipped ball out to the left flank.
16' Rui crosses it in from the right and his header is met by the head of Mertens, who can only nod it wide. Napoli are firmly on the front foot after Milik's strike.
A. Milik
Goal
Napoli
14' GOAL! Milik puts Napoli 1-0 up! Rui surged down the left and skidded a low cross into the box, which the Salzburg defence failed to deal with. The ball was up in the air and Milik performed a close-range bicycle kick to steer it home. That away goal all but seals the tie!
11' It's been an even start at the Red Bull Arena, with both sides enjoying 50% possession. But Milik's header was the first attempt that either side has manufactured.
9' Callejon swings in a corner and Walke punches it away. It falls as far as Ruiz who clips a first-time cross into the box, but Milik can only direct his header straight at the goalkeeper.
7' Napoli have their first passage of play in the Salzburg half as Callejon looks to apply pressure on Ulmer, but the full-back is up to the challenge.
5' Dabbur receives the ball in a promising position on the edge of the box, but his touch was too heavy which meant he handled it. The referee awards the free-kick in Napoli's favour.
3' Mwepu does well to dispossess Zielinski and Salzburg reclaim the ball. The resulting passage sees Samassekou draw a foul to earn the hosts a free-kick.
1' The referee blows his whistle and we are now underway!
1' Salzburg start on the front foot and Ulmer looks to pick out Mwepu with a diagonal long ball, but the winger can only let it run for a goal kick.
The players have emerged and we are almost ready for kick-off at the Red Bull Arena.
History is not in Salzburg’s favour tonight. Just one of the last 43 sides to lose a UEFA Cup/Europa League knockout tie 3-0 away from home have managed to progress to the next round. Can Marco Rose’s side break the mould?
Napoli have made eight alterations to the side that drew 1-1 with Sassuolo on the weekend, with Callejon and Milik among those moving into the Ancelotti’s line-up. Centre-back duo Kalidou Koulibaly and Nikola Maksimovic are both suspended, but midfielder Ruiz has survived a late fitness scare to start. Lorenzo Insigne was due to start but sustained an injury in the warm-up, so Mertens has taken his place.
Salzburg are without key midfielders Xaver Schlager and Zlatko Junuzovic for this clash and have made five changes following their goalless draw with SK Sturm Graz on Sunday. Onguene, Lainer, Szoboszlai, Dabbur and Minamino all come in for the Austrain Bundesliga leaders, while Walke makes his 50th European appearance.
SUBS: David Ospina, Amadou Diawara, Kevin Malcuit, Amin Younes, Simone Verdi, Faouzi Ghoulam.
NAPOLI (4-4-2): Alex Meret; Elseid Hysaj, Sebastiano Luperto, Vlad Chiriches, Mario Rui; Jose Callejon, Fabian Ruiz, Allan, Piotr Zielinski; Dries Mertens, Arkadiusz Milik.
SUBS: Cican Stankovic, Frederik Gulbrandsen, Darko Todorovic, Christoph Leitgeb, Erling Braut Haland, Patson Daka, Albert Vallci.
SALZBURG (4-4-2): Alexander Walke; Stefan Lainer, Jerome Onguene, Andre Ramalho, Andreas Ulmer; Enock Mwepu, Diadie Samassekou, Hannes Wolf, Dominik Szoboszlai; Munas Dabbur, Takumi Minamino.
Napoli travel to Austria with a firm advantage after their 3-0 first-leg success. Arkadiusz Milik and Fabian Ruiz were among the scorers as Carlo Ancelotti’s side secured a comfortable victory last week in Naples. The visitors, who sit second in Serie A, will be confident of progression but Salzburg boast an impressive home record and are undefeated at the Red Bull Arena all season.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of the second leg in this Europa League round-of-16 clash between Salzburg and Napoli!
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