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The Serie A meeting at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday will see home side Napoli playing against opponents Fiorentina.
All Napoli v Fiorentina match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below including the latest game odds.
Napoli, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 3-2 Coppa Italia success against Empoli.
In that game, SSC Napoli had 59% possession and 20 shots at goal with 9 on target. For SSC Napoli, the goalscorers were Giovanni Di Lorenzo (18'), Hirving Lozano (38') and Andrea Petagna (77'). On the other side, Empoli got 12 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Nedim Bajrami (33', 68') scored for Empoli.
It’s not been often in recent games that SSC Napoli haven’t conceded. The facts show that Partenopei have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 9 goals in the process.
Heading into this contest, SSC Napoli are without a win at home for the past 2 league matches.
After tasting defeat last time out to Inter Milan in Coppa Italia competition, Fiorentina and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Fiorentina had 44% possession and 15 shots on goal with 6 on target. The scorer for Fiorentina was Christian Kouamé (57'). Inter Milan had 19 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. Arturo Vidal (40') and Romelu Lukaku (119') scored for Inter Milan. Inter Milan ran out winners in extra time.
During their six previous matches, Cesare Prandelli's Fiorentina have turned their attacks into goals a total of 7 times, giving them a goals scored per game average of 1.17.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels stretching back to 10/12/2017, there has been little between the sides with Napoli winning 2 of those games, Fiorentina 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
An aggregate of 13 goals were produced between them in these games, with 5 for Partenopei and 8 netted by La Viola. The average goals per game has been 2.17.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 20 on 18/01/2020 when it ended SSC Napoli 0-2 Fiorentina.
In that game, SSC Napoli had 67% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
At the other end, Fiorentina had 11 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Federico Chiesa (26') and Dušan Vlahović (74') scored.
The referee was Fabrizio Pasqua.
Team News: Napoli
Kévin Malcuit (Calf Problems), Fabián Ruiz (Corona virus) and Victor Osimhen (Shoulder Injury) will not be able to play for Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso. Giovanni Di Lorenzo will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: Fiorentina
Due to a mostly healthy group, there is just the lone fitness problem for the Fiorentina gaffer Cesare Prandelli to contend with. Franck Ribéry (Knee Problems) won’t be playing here.
In this game, Napoli can and should be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.
In contrast, Fiorentina are also probably going to find it difficult to score a goal of their own although we do reckon that they could well end up hitting back at some stage here.
Our tip is for a controlled 3-1 winning margin for Napoli at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (54,726)
Captain: Lorenzo Insigne
Chairman: Aurelio De Laurentiis
Manager: Gennaro Gattuso
Competitions: Serie A position 5, Coppa Italia (5th Round), Europa League (Round of 32)
⭐ Key Player: Hirving Lozano
Regularly playing in the Left Wing position, Hirving Lozano was born in Distrito Federal, Mexico. After having played his first senior match for Pachuca in the 2013 - 2014 season, the accomplished Forward has got 7 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 16 appearances.