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The Serie A clash at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Sunday sees home team Inter Milan lock horns with Napoli.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Inter Milan v SSC Napoli are shown below including the latest game odds.
Inter Milan head into this game following on from a 1-1 Serie A drawn result against AC Milan.
In that match, Inter Milan managed 49% possession and 13 shots at goal with 3 on target. For Inter Milan, goals were scored by Hakan Çalhanoğlu (11') and Stefan de Vrij (17' Own goal). AC Milan got 16 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
Their latest results highlight the fact that much respect should be given to the Inter Milan defence. Inter Milan have been miserly, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their past six clashes standing at 4.
Their prior results show that Inter Milan:
- have not lost a league tie with SSC Napoli in their previous 4 games.
- are undefeated in their last 22 home league matches. A fantastic home record.
In the game prior to this, Napoli drew 1-1 in the Serie A tie with Hellas Verona.
In that match, SSC Napoli had 59% possession and 16 shots at goal with 1 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for SSC Napoli was Giovanni Di Lorenzo (18'). For their opponents, Hellas Verona had 11 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Giovanni Simeone (13') was the scorer for Hellas Verona.
A series of effective showings from the SSC Napoli defensive players has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 2 from their past 6 fixtures overall. In that time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 12. Such a trend isn’t assured to be sustained into this match, however.
Pre-game facts show that SSC Napoli:
- have not emerged victorious against Inter Milan when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- have not been beaten in their last 10 away league matches. What a good run they have put together.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 06/01/2020 shows that Inter Milan have won 3 of these & Napoli 1, with the number of drawn results being 2.
A total of 12 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 8 from Nerazzurri and 4 belonging to Partenopei. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 31 on 18/04/2021 when it finished SSC Napoli 1-1 Inter Milan.
That day, SSC Napoli managed 56% possession and 12 shots on goal with 1 on target.
At the other end, Inter Milan got 10 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Samir Handanovič (36' Own goal) and Christian Eriksen (55') scored.
The referee was Daniele Doveri.
Team News: Inter Milan
The Inter Milan manager Simone Inzaghi has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever before this game thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Napoli
Thanks to a completely healthy group available to choose from, the Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti has no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that SSC Napoli could well find it tough to score goals against this Inter Milan outfit who will likely emerge victorious.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a very even match with a 1-0 win for Inter Milan at the end of this one.
Little in this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (75,923)
Captain: Samir Handanovič
Chairman: Steven Zhang
Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 3, Champions League (Group D)
⭐ Key Man: Lautaro Martínez
Typically used in the Striker position, Lautaro Martínez was born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina. After having played his first senior match for Racing Club in the 2015 season, the accomplished Forward has bagged 5 league goals in the Serie A 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 11 appearances.