Cape Town - Real
Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane admits Napoli will pose a threat to his
team when they clash in the Champions League last-16 on Wednesday.
Los Blancos, who are the defending champions, host the Azzurri in the
first leg of their round-of-16 tie at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Zidane's side are the favourites to progress to the quarter-finals, but the French coach has warned against complacency.
"Napoli have good players and a very mobile forward line," Zizou pointed out in his pre-match press conference.
"They're very intense and quick, technically very strong and they have the weapons to hurt us. We'll see who does better.
"They play at a high pace and we know that we'll suffer at some
points of the game, we can't let ourselves get exposed on the
counter-attack. But we also need to think about what we're going to
Meanwhile Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to be fit for the clash after training separately during the week as a precaution after suffering a knock from a heavy challenge in Los Blancos' 3-1 win over Osasuna.
Kick off is at 21:45.