Sunday, 13 July 2008

[Intertoto] Napoli to face Panionios

Napoli will have to overcome Greek outfit Panionios in the Intertoto Cup to progress into this season's UEFA Cup tournament.

The Azzurri were waiting for the final score of the Second Round tie and, after losing the first leg 1-0 away to Serbia's OFK Belgrade, Panionios won the deciding return leg 3-1 on home soil this evening.

Edy Reja's side will travel to the Greek Super League team in the Third Round on July 19 before welcoming them to Naples on July 27 for the crucial second leg.

Meanwhile, the team has won their latest friendly match 5-0 over Austrian Third Division side Eubelbach.

Inacio Pia bagged a brace, while the others came from Mirko Savini, German Denis and Christian Maggio.

UEFA Intertoto Cup Third Round
First Leg: 19/20 July 2008
Panionios v Napoli
Second Leg: 26/27 July 2008
Napoli v Panionios
> Winners qualify for the UEFA Cup Second Qualifying Round.

UEFA Cup Second Qualifying Round
Draw: 1 August 2008
First Leg: 14 August 2008
Second Leg: 28 August 2008

> Winners qualify for the UEFA Cup First Round. AC Milan, Sampdoria and Udinese enter the tournament at this stage.

Source: C4 Football Italia

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