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Napoli play host to visitors Lazio at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in the Serie A game on Sunday.
All SSC Napoli v Lazio game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Napoli will be hoping for a better result following a 2-1 Europa League losing effort in their last game against Spartak Moscow.
In that game, SSC Napoli managed 70% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for SSC Napoli was Elif Elmas (64'). Spartak Moskva got 12 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Aleksandr Sobolev (3', 28') scored for Spartak Moscow.
SSC Napoli have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 12 during that period while also conceding a total of 7.
Coming into this clash, SSC Napoli are unbeaten in their last 17 league matches at home. What a fortress they have created.
Lazio come into this clash following a 0-3 Europa League win to defeat Lokomotiv Moscow in their previous fixture.
In that match, Lazio managed 66% possession and 15 shots on goal with 9 on target. For Lazio, the scorers were Ciro Immobile (56', 63') and Pedro (87'). At the other end, Lokomotiv Moskva got 7 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
During their six latest matches, Maurizio Sarri's Lazio have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 11 times thus yielding them the goals per game average of 1.83.
Leading up to this clash, Lazio:
- have not won against SSC Napoli when having played them away from home in the previous 6 league matches. Not the best of away records.
- are without a win away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 20/01/2019 shows us that Napoli have won 4 of them and Lazio 2, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
An aggregate of 18 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 11 of them for Partenopei and 7 being from i Biancocelesti. The average goals per game has been 3.
The previous league clash featuring the two was Serie A match day 32 on 22/04/2021 when it ended SSC Napoli 5-2 Lazio.
That day, SSC Napoli had 48% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 8 on target. The goals were scored by Lorenzo Insigne (7', 53'), Matteo Politano (12'), Dries Mertens (65') and Victor Osimhen (80').
Lazio had 16 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Ciro Immobile (70') and Sergej Milinković-Savić (74') scored.
The referee was Marco Di Bello.
Team News: Napoli
The Napoli boss Luciano Spalletti has no fitness worries at all ahead of this match thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Lazio
Thanks to a fully healthy group available to select from, the Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri has no fitness worries at all coming into this match.
We’re of the opinion that Lazio should be able to score a goal against this SSC Napoli outfit, however that realistically won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We are anticipating a close game with a 2-1 winning margin for SSC Napoli when all is said and done. Hopefully this is a good 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: Luciano Spalletti
Competitions: Serie A position 1, Europa League (Group C)
⭐ Key Player: Victor Osimhen
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Victor Osimhen was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Having made his senior debut playing for VfL Wolfsburg in the 2016 - 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 5 league goals in the Serie A 2021 - 2022 campaign to date from a total of 11 appearances.