Second-half goals from Jose Callejon and Lorenzo Insigne earned Napoli a 2-0 win in Nice and ensured their qualification for the Champions League group stages.
The Serie A side won 4-0 on aggregate but it could have been more with Dries Mertens also striking the post and missing several opportunities in a game they largely dominated.
After a frustrating first half, Callejon opened the scoring from close range in the 48th minute from a Marek Hamsik cross while Mario Balotelli was on the sideline...
Goals from Dries Mertens and Jorginho were enough to earn Napoli a 2-0 win against Nice in their Champions League qualifying play-off first leg.
Mertens rounded Nice goalkeeper Yoann Cardinale after racing on to a ball over the top to fire into an empty net in the 13th minute.
And Christophe Jallet then fouled Belgium international Mertens in the 70th minute to concede a penalty, which Jorginho scored to seal the win.
Nice were not helped by the absence of Mario Balotelli, who is injured, and new...
Morocco international Manuel da Costa has returned to Turkish football, signing for Istanbul Basaksehir after ending his stay with Olympiakos.
The versatile defender has put pen to paper on a two-year deal with the Super Lig side, as confirmed on Basaksehir's official website.
Da Costa previously spent two seasons with Sivasspor, and will be looking to help his new club reach the playoff round of Champions League qualification, after being drawn against Club Brugge in the third qualifying round.
Gael Clichy is finalising a move to join Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir, with the former Man City and Arsenal player expected to undergo a medical before signing a new contract on Friday.
Clichy, 31, was not offered a new deal at the Etihad at the end of the 2016-17 season, as Pep Guardiola began a squad overhaul ahead of his second season in charge at Man City.
The club announced the move on their Twitter page on Thursday: