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Oct 22, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Stade Velodrome
Marseille
1-2
Napoli
Ayew (86')
Cheyrou (45'), Payet (46'), Ayew (88')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Callejon (42'), Zapata (67')

Team News: Gonzalo Higuain returns for Napoli against Marseille

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain returns from injury for tonight's Champions League Group F meeting with Marseille at the Stade Velodrome.

Gonzalo Higuain will lead the Napoli attack in tonight's Champions League match against Marseille after missing his team's two previous group games with a hamstring injury.

Raul Albiol and Christian Maggio returned from injuries during the weekend's defeat against Roma and keep their places in the starting XI.

Federico Fernandez starts in defence in place of Miguel Britos, while Goran Pandev and Lorenzo Insigne both drop to the bench.

Souleymane Diawara comes in for Lucas Mendes who picked up an injury during Sunday's 1-0 defeat to Nice.

Dimitri Payet also returns to the Marseille starting XI after being suspended from league action this weekend and Benoit Cheyrou comes in for his first Champions League appearance of the season.

Marseille: Mandanda; N'Koulou, Morel, Diawara, Fanni; Cheyrou, Payet, Romao, Valbuena; Gignac, Ayew

Napoli: Reina; Maggio, Albiol, Fernandez, Armero; Callejon, Hamsik, Behrami, Inler; Higuain, Mertens

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