Europa: Napoli Honour Maradona With Win, Leicester Reach Last 32

Napoli honoured the memory of Diego Maradona with a 2-0 win over Rijeka which allowed them to go top of Europa League Group F in the first match since the death their Argentine icon.

Gennaro Gattuso’s side entered the field all wearing the number 10 jersey of Maradona, who won Napoli’s only Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990 as well as the 1989 UEFA Cup.

Napoli made sure the fans gathered outside to pay their respects to Maradona weren’t disappointed by the current team as an Armando Anastasio own goal and a simple Hirving Lozano finish sealed the points.

Napoli are now two points ahead of AZ Alkmaar and Real Sociedad following their goalless draw in the Netherlands.

Fellow Italian side Roma made their way into the last 32 with a 2-0 win at Romanian side Club, while Hoffenheim joined them after ensuring their respective passages into the next round from L.

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