ROTTERDAM: Feyenoord ended Napoli’s slim hopes of reaching the Champions League’s final sixteen as Jeremiah St. Juste’s late aim snatched a 2-1 win for the Dutch aspect on Wednesday.
St. Juste scored from a nook within the final minute for Feyenoord, who had been lowered to 10 males within the closing levels.
Napoli, who drop into the Europa League, had made a blistering begin of their bid to remain in rivalry with Piotr Zielinski opening the scoring within the second minute.
The Italian membership’s hopes of snatching second place in Group F nevertheless have been hit as Feyenoord fought again to equalise by way of Nicolai Jorgensen earlier than claiming the dramatic winner and their first factors on this yr’s group stage.
Napoli completed third within the group with six factors, three forward of Feyenoord and 6 behind second-positioned Shakhtar Donetsk.
Napoli needed to win, and hope that second positioned Shakhtar misplaced of their residence conflict with group winners Manchester Metropolis. But after a constructive begin the struggle appeared to exit of Napoli when the Ukrainians went 2-zero up towards Metropolis within the first half of their match, which completed 2-1.
Dries Mertens and Marek Hamsik each had possibilities to extend Napoli’s lead earlier than Feyenoord levelled on 33 minutes as Steven Berghuis’s cross was headed into the web by Jorgensen.
Tonny Vilhena was despatched off for a second reserving within the last 5 minutes however Feyenoord pressured a nook within the closing levels from which St. Juste discovered the web.
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