Napoli vs Barcelona Champions League player ratings: Dries Mertens outshines Lionel Messi in draw

We run the rule over both teams after an entertaining draw in Naples

Luke Brown
Tuesday 25 February 2020 22:32 GMT
Behind The Scenes: Barça's trip to Naples ahead of Champions League clash

Napoli held Barcelona to a 1-1 draw in Italy on Tuesday night that leaves their Champions League Round of 16 tie finely poised.

The Serie A side made a defensive start to the game but took the lead against the run of play when Dries Mertens curled home a sensational finish past Marc-André ter Stegen.

But Barcelona dominated possession throughout and levelled the score through Antoine Griezmann who converted Nelson Semedo’s low cross.

The away goal means Barcelona will be the favourites to progress to the last eight when the sides reconvene at the Camp Nou.

Here are our player ratings.

Take a look at the above gallery to see how we rated players from the two teams.

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