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Torino will arrive at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday for the Serie A showdown with home team Napoli.
Our SSC Napoli v Torino predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Napoli will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-2 Serie A success vs Fiorentina.
In that match, SSC Napoli managed 46% possession and 12 shots at goal with 6 on target. For SSC Napoli, the goals were scored by Hirving Lozano (39') and Amir Rrahmani (50'). Fiorentina got 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Lucas Martínez Quarta (28') scored for Fiorentina.
Matches involving SSC Napoli have usually been lively ones lately with plenty of scoring anticipated. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum total of 22 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 16 of those coming from SSC Napoli. That trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this match, of course.
Looking at their past form shows that SSC Napoli:
- are unbeaten in the league by Torino in their last 12 games. A decent run, indeed.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 14 league matches at home. Incredible, really.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Juventus in Serie A action, Torino will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Torino had 47% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. On the other side, Juventus had 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Manuel Locatelli (86') was the scorer for Juventus.
Ivan Jurić's Torino have fired home 8 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during that period equals 5.
Pre-game facts show that Torino:
- have not won against SSC Napoli when they have played them away from home in the previous 9 league matches. A very poor set of away results, indeed.
- are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 23/09/2018 shows us that Napoli have won 3 of them & Torino 0, with the tally of draws being 3.
A combined total of 11 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 8 of them for Partenopei and 3 for Il Toro. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
The last league fixture between the two was Serie A match day 33 on 26/04/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Torino 0-2 SSC Napoli.
That time, Torino managed 47% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
At the other end, SSC Napoli had 25 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Tiemoué Bakayoko (11') and Victor Osimhen (13') scored.
The match was refereed by Paolo Valeri.
Team News: Napoli
Kévin Malcuit (Strain), Adam Ounas (Thigh Muscle Strain) and Konstantinos Manolas (Distortion of the ankle) will be missing for Napoli gaffer Luciano Spalletti.
Team News: Torino
Torino boss Ivan Jurić has a number of players out of action. Marko Pjaca (Calf Injury), Simone Edera (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Simone Verdi (Biceps femoris muscle injury) will not be playing here.
We’re thinking that SSC Napoli certainly have the ability to get a couple of goals in this one against Torino, who may well struggle to find the back of the net.
Our selection here is for a 2-0 margin for SSC Napoli when the full-time whistle blows.
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)
⭐ Star Man: Lorenzo Insigne
Usually taking to the field in the Left Wing position, Lorenzo Insigne was born in Napoli, Italy. Having played his first senior match for SSC Napoli in the 2009 - 2010 season, the skilful Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in this Serie A 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 7 appearances.