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Napoli vs Inter Milan Live Stream, Predictions
Napoli will be taking on the visiting Inter Milan at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in the Serie A fixture on Sunday.
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📏 Form Guide
Napoli will be hoping for a better result after the 2-0 Serie A loss in their previous game against Monza.
In that game, SSC Napoli had 55% possession and 20 shots on goal with 7 on target. Monza got 10 shots at goal with 4 on target. Dany Mota (18') and Andrea Petagna (54') scored for Monza.
Fewer than three goals per game were scored during 6 of the past 6 meetings where SSC Napoli have taken part. Breaking down the goal weighting from this period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 5 while SSC Napoli got themselves 5. That sort of pattern might not be sustained into this next game, though.
Their prior results show that SSC Napoli:
- have not won against Inter Milan in their previous 7 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 3 home league matches.
Inter Milan will come into the encounter following on from a 1-0 Champions League win in the defeat of AC Milan in their most recent outing.
In that game, Inter Milan managed 44% possession and 15 shots on goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Inter Milan was Lautaro Martínez (74'). On the other side, AC Milan had 5 shots at goal with 1 on target.
Illustrating their bias toward action-packed encounters, the back of the net has been hit 21 times in the previous six matches in which Inter Milan have played, giving an average of 3.5 goals for each clash. Opposition teams have got 3 of these goals.
Leading up to this clash, Inter Milan:
- are winless against SSC Napoli in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
- haven't been defeated by SSC Napoli when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 4 league matches away from home.
↔️ Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 28/07/2020 tells us that these encounters have been a source of anguish for Napoli. They have not been able to get any victories at all while Inter Milan have dominated them, beating them in 67% of those matches played.
A sum of 13 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 4 of them for Partenopei and 9 belonging to Nerazzurri. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
The previous league contest between these sides was Serie A match day 16 on 04/01/2023 and the score finished Inter Milan 1-0 SSC Napoli.
On that occasion, Inter Milan managed 37% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. The scorer was Edin Džeko (56').
On the other side, SSC Napoli got 9 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Simone Sozza.
🗞️ Team News: Napoli
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just the sole fitness concern for the Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti to contend with from an otherwise complete set of players. Hirving Lozano (Knee Injury) will miss out.
In all likelihood, Partenopei may well opt for a 4-3-3 formation for this one featuring Alex Meret, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Amir Rrahmani, Min-Jae Kim, Mathias Olivera, A. Zambo Anguissa, Stanislav Lobotka, Piotr Zielinski, Eljif Elmas, Victor Osimhen and K. Kvaratskhelia.
ℹ️ Team News: Inter Milan
Inter Milan manager Simone Inzaghi has to currently contend with reduced team options. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Hamstring Injury), Milan Skriniar (Lumbar Vertebra Fracture) and Dalbert (Cruciate Ligament Injury) can’t be considered.
It’s our belief that Nerazzurri appear most likely to begin the game with a 3-5-2 lineup, settling for Andre Onana, Danilo D'Ambrosio, Stefan de Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni, Raoul Bellanova, Nicolo Barella, Kristjan Asllani, Roberto Gagliardini, Robin Gosens, Romelu Lukaku and Joaquin Correa.
Inter Milan and SSC Napoli won’t have much between them here, and goals could be hard to come by.
It will be interesting to see how this one goes, and it’s not easy to pick a clear winner. We’re therefore anticipating a tight encounter with a 0-0 score at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Andre Moura, 00:53 17/05/2023
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (54,726)
Captain: Giovanni Di Lorenzo
Chairman: Aurelio De Laurentiis
Manager: Luciano Spalletti
Competitions: Serie A position 1
⭐ Star Player: Victor Osimhen
Generally playing in the Striker position, Victor Osimhen was born in Lagos, Nigeria. After making a first senior appearance for VfL Wolfsburg in the 2016 - 2017 season, the accomplished Forward has bagged 23 league goals in the Serie A 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 29 appearances.
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