Napoli vs Braga: Preview, kick-off time, and where to watch on TV and online – Champions League 2023/24 

Napoli are not guarenteed of a place in the Champions League knockouts as they head into the final group game against Braga, but the Azzurri's fate is in their own hands.


The Champions League Group C finale sees Braga visit the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona to face Napoli. Currently, the hosts sit second, and any result better than a 2-1 loss will see them progress into the Champions League Round of 16. 

However, things have not been plain sailing in recent weeks in Naples. They have won just one of their last six games, including back-to-back defeats against Juventus and Inter.

Should they be knocked out of the Champions League, the season would begin to look bleak considering the distance between themselves and the Serie A front-runners. 

Napoli celebrate scoring away from home in the Champions League. (@sscnapoli)

Napoli vs Braga: Predicted line-ups

Neither side will make wholesale changes for this fixture, given neither side faced any injuries in their previous games and the importance that this fixture holds.

Walter Mazzarri is due to continue his experiments with his side’s left-back options. Against Real Madrid, Juan Jesus was favoured, though against Juventus, Natan was preferred on the left.

Sikou Niakate will miss the game for Braga as he was sent off against Union Berlin on Matchday 5, so Serdar Saatci will partner Jose Fonte in the centre of the Portuguese outfit’s defence.

Napoli predicted lineup vs Braga (4-3-3): Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Jesus, Natan; Anguissa, Lobotka, Zielinski; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia.

Braga predicted lineup vs Napoli (4-2-3-1): Matheus; Gomez, Fonte, Saatci, Borja; Moutinho, Carvalho; Djalo, Zalazar, Horta; Banza.

Napoli’s Khvicha Kvaratskhelia in Champions League action against SC Braga. (@sscnapoli)

Champions League: When does Napoli vs Braga kick-off?

Kick-off in the Champions League Matchday 6 fixture of Napoli vs Braga is set for 21:00 CET, local time in Italy, on Tuesday, December 12.

For viewers in the United Kingdom and Ireland, the game will start at 20:00 GMT. That is 15:00 ET / 12:00 PT in the United States.

Champions League: Where to watch Napoli vs Braga?

For fans in the United States, Napoli vs Braga will be on Paramount+ along with other fixtures on Champions League Matchday 6.

Napoli vs Braga will be shown on TNT Sports 7 in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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