With Champion’s League positions always a key motivation, fourth placed Napoli remain in contention as they travel to twentieth placed Genoa.
Struggling Genoa, welcome fancied their opponents this Sunday
Having lost to Internazionale in their last game, Davide Ballardini’s men must reset and try to gain a positive result in this match.
lost one game.
A win in this fixture would take Genoa’s points to 3 in the League.
Going into Sunday’s game, Davide Ballardini without one of his players, due to illness or injury.
Napoli’s campaign so far has seen them accrue three points this season
With a win in their previous game, (2-0) against Venezia, Napoli will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
They currently sit in fourth place, with a total of three points having won one game.
Napoli will have 6 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring rate of two goals (1 from open play and one penalty). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Eljif Elmas (1), Lorenzo Insigne (1), and Alex Meret. Napoli have managed to maintain a strong defence so far, which in turn has allowed them to deliver good attacking options themselves and deliver good scoring opportunities.
Napoli’s squad has depth, but even so, Luciano Spalletti is likely to be missing six of they key players when they start Sunday’s game.
Genoa v Napoli – Head-to-Heads.
When these two rivals meet, the tendency has been for Napoli to take all the points with 20 victories and 15 draws. In addition, in the last three meetings between these two sides, the game has ended in a draw.
There is a 65.36 percent probability of a Napoli win.