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Napoli vs. Arsenal: Match Thread and TV

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Here we go.

I TRIED TO CHALLENGE YOU TO A DUEL BUT YOU DUCKED
I TRIED TO CHALLENGE YOU TO A DUEL BUT YOU DUCKED
Scott Heavey

Napoli v Arsenal
December 12, 2013, 2:45 PM ET/11:45 AM PT/7:45 PM GMT
Stadio San Paolo, Naples, Italy
Fox Sports 1 and FoxSports2Go

Aidan strung some words together in a very informative fashion about this match here, so I won't reinvent the wheel.  Or plagiarize the wheel.  Or whatever.  The job is easy to explain; gain points.  Or avoid a blowout loss, but considering that Arsene will field as strong a lineup as he possibly can, the former is hopefully the more likely outcome.  A draw or a win wins the group, but even a loss by less than three goals means Arsenal will advance.

Considering that Arsene has called this one of the defining matches of their season, though, I highly doubt Arsenal will be playing for the draw; even in the hostile Stadio San Paolo, Arsenal will try to be on the front foot and try to get something from this game.

You know the rules; be cool to each other, no posting of or discussing illegal streams, and, well, that's about it really.  Let's do this.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Arsenal&amp;src=hash">#Arsenal</a> team to play Napoli: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Flamini, Arteta, Rosicky, Cazorla, Ozil, Giroud <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NAPvAFC&amp;src=hash">#NAPvAFC</a></p>&mdash; Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) <a href="https://twitter.com/Arsenal/statuses/410843069685039104">December 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Arsenal&amp;src=hash">#Arsenal</a> subs: Fabianski, Vermaelen, Monreal, Wilshere, Ramsey, Walcott, Bendtner <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NAPvAFC&amp;src=hash">#NAPvAFC</a></p>&mdash; Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) <a href="https://twitter.com/Arsenal/statuses/410843416507854848">December 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NapoliArsenal&amp;src=hash">#NapoliArsenal</a> Rafael; Maggio, Fernandez, Albiol, Armero; Dzemaili, Behrami; Callejón, Pandev, Mertens; Higuain <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ForzaNapoliSempre&amp;src=hash">#ForzaNapoliSempre</a></p>&mdash; Official SSC Napoli (@sscnapoli) <a href="https://twitter.com/sscnapoli/statuses/410839284305133568">December 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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