Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri free to watch game at Chelsea

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri will be able to watch his side bid to reach the last eight of the Champions League at Chelsea tomorrow after having his touchline ban temporarily suspended by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the club have reported on their official website.

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Looked out of his depth on his third appearance for the club. Dithering allowed Cavani to steal in for the second and was nowhere for third. Booked for a lunge on Lavezzi. 5

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