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OGC Nice vs. Napoli: Lineups, live match discussion, and how to watch the friendly

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It is indeed a very nice day in Nice, France, as Napoli prepare to take on Ligue 1 side OGC Nice at the Allianz Riviera stadium. It's the first big test of the pre-season for the partenopei, with our boys in blue hoping to carry their strong performances against lower-league opponents over to a top-division side.

That nice day could be marred, however -- there are scattered reports in France that there have been clashesbetween visiting Napoli fans and local police. Given problems that Inter fans had there when they had a friendly there awhile back, maybe they were just on high alert and over-reac... oh:

Yeah, that's not good. Most of the reports indicate that things kicked off with the police when Napoli fans started hucking around fireworks and smoke bombs, which, come on guys. Be better guests than that. Don't give the club and the rest of us fans a bad name.

Napoli: Gabriel; Christian Maggio, Henrique, Kalidou Koulibaly, Faouzi Ghoulam; Allan, Mirko Valdifiori, David Lopez; Lorenzo Insigne; Dries Mertens, Manolo Gabbiadini

Nice: Simon Pouplin; Kevin Gomis, Mathieu Bodmer, Maxime Le Marchand, Niklas Hult; Vincent Koziello, Nampalys Mendy, Jean Seri; Hatem Ben Arfa; Alassane Plea, Valere Germain

How to watch

TV: Sky Calcio 1, Premium Calcio 1 (Italy), Canal+ France (France)

Online: None

Other live viewing options can be found here (links to illegal streams in the comments will be removed and repeat offenders banned), and as always, you can also follow along with us live on Twitter. If you haven't already, join the community on the Siren’s Song, and join in the discussion below!