Napoli vs. Milan Match preview
It’s a wrap-up to International break and all attention returns to domestic league matches. In Serie A, sky cameras focus on the match of the weekend when third-placed Napoli hosts league leaders AC Milan in the scheduled round 8 on Sunday evening.
Just before the International break we saw AC Milan draw 2-2 at home with Verona, while Napoli won 1-0 away to Bologna.
Milan started well for this season’s league campaign, had a good run and in fine form similarly to their opponent.
The teams are separated by just three points and have both conceded just seven goals on the season having played 7 matches in Serie A.
Napoli vs. Milan Match Match Facts
- Napoli have featured in seven Serie A matches, winning five and lost twice.
- The hosts have registered three clean sheets in their last seven Serie A matches.
- The visiting team has registered two clean-sheets in the last six Serie A matches.
- Rossoneri have featured in six Serie A matches this season, won four times and drawn twice.
- Napoli has won two of three home matches in Serie A this season.
- AC Milan has won all three away Serie A matches this season.
Napoli vs. Milan Head to Head
The last time these two teams met in 2019, AC Milan won against Napoli in the Coppa Italia with the match ending with a 2-0 scoreline.
The previous encounter, these teams drew 2-2 with AC Milan playing 10 men after Alexis Saelemaekers was twice yellow-carded.
Centre-forward, Victor Osimhen is likely not to avail into the clash as he is nursing a shoulder injury. Tiemoue Bakayoko, defensive Midfielder has a fever and Elseid Hysaj right-back tested positive for coronavirus all not available.
Fernando Llorente, Kevin Malcuit and Arkadiusz Milik all suspended.
AC Milan Team News
Rossoneri are going to this clash with few injury concerns having Rafael Leao, Centre-Forward suffering from Biceps femoris muscle injury. Daniel Maldini attacking-Midfield is serving his suspension after receiving a maximum yellow card limit.
Napoli vs. Milan Prediction
Gennaro Gattuso’s side are in fine form themselves. Napoli has just four losses in their past 12, with one coming from Juventus. Only one of those losses came at home.
The loss of Victor Osimhen is a huge blow to AC Milan after the Nigerian injured his shoulder while on international duty.
However, while Milan’s superb run across all competitions finally came to an end 3-0 against Lille in the Europa League, they are still undefeated in 19-straight Serie A matches
Our topbets pundit are predicting a home win and Betway is backing the results with 2.32 odds while 1XBet is giving 2.37 odds.
Goals – Over 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced more than two goals in their previous encounters, therefore chances of scoring more than two goals are likely to be recorded. We expect goals to be produced in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits.
Betway are backing the goals with 1.67 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.74
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