FIO vs NAP Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Fiorentina vs Napoli Serie A Live Score 16 May

Updated on: Aug 11, 2021 6:27 pm IST

  • FIO vs NAP Dream11: Napoli travels to the Stadio Artemio Franchi to take on Fiorentina in the Serie A. The side from Florence is in 13th place, comfortably off the relegation spots. They are unbeaten in their last 5 games, but 3 of them have been draws. Fiorentina go into this game on the back of a poor 0-0 draw against Cagliari. Juve’s win against Inter on Saturday means that Napoli moved down to 5th place. They will now need a win in this game to push the race for Champions League qualification down to the wire. They go into this game on the back of impressive 4-1 and 5-1 wins in their last 2 games.

    Date: 16th May, Sunday
    Kick-Off: 4 pm (IST)
    Venue: Stadio Artemio Franchi, Firenze

    Serie A Table: Fiorentina is in 13th place with Napoli in 5th.

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    Recent Form
    Fiorentina: WDDWD
    Napoli: WWDWW

    Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings):
    Fiorentina – 1
    Draw – 1
    Napoli – 3

    FIO vs NAP Today Match Prediction Details

    Fiorentina News

    Injury Report and Unavailability:

    • Borja Valero is the only absentee for this fixture with a muscular injury.

    Expected Changes and Strategy:

    • Pietro Terracciano should be back in goal with Igor making way for Martin Caceres in defence.
    • Lorenzo Venuti will feature in the right wing-back role with Gaetano Castrovilli in central midfield.
    • Franck Ribery should be back in the attack over Christian Kouame.

    Fiorentina Starting XI (likely)

    Pietro Terracciano (GK)
    Nikola Milenkovic
    German Pezzella
    Martin Caceres
    Lorenzo Venuti
    Giacomo Bonaventura
    Erick Pulgar
    Gaetano Castrovilli
    Cristiano Biraghi
    Dusan Vlahovic
    Franck Ribery

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    Napoli News

    Injury Report and Unavailability:

    • Defensive players, Faouzi Ghoulam and Kalidou Koulibaly are out with injuries as Nikola Maksimovic tested positive for Covid-19.
    • Stanislas Lobotka is sidelined too.

    Expected Changes and Strategy:

    • Diego Demme will be back in the midfield pivot over Tiemoue Bakayoko.
    • Hirving Lozano, Piotr Zielinski and Lorenzo Insigne should start behind Victor Osimhen.

    Napoli Starting XI (likely)

    Alex Meret (GK)
    Giovanni Di Lorenzo
    Konstantinos Manolas
    Amir Rrahmani
    Elseid Hysaj
    Diego Demme
    Hirving Lozano
    Piotr Zielinski
    Lorenzo Insigne
    Victor Osimhen

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    Captain Options

    Lorenzo Insigne – The long-term Napoli veteran has been great again this season with 18 goals and 7 assists. He has created 65 chances, 46 shots on target and 62 successful dribbles at a 62% success rate. Insigne also has 3 goals and 2 assists in his last 5 games for the club.

    Dusan Vlahovic – Vlahovic has been having a stellar season with 21 goals and 3 assists in Serie A. He has been in fine form as well with 9 goals and 1 assist in his last 8 games for the club. Vlahovic has attempted 39 shots on target and 24 successful dribbles as well.

    Differential Pick

    Giovanni Di Lorenzo – The right-back, has been excellent of late. He has 3 goals and 6 assists in Serie A this season with a goal and 2 assists in his last 4 games. He has also created 55 chances, attempted 12 shots on target and succeeded in 30 dribbles (58% completion rate). Playing in a full-back role, he has whipped in 15 accurate crosses at a 23% accuracy.

    FIO vs NAP Dream 11 Teams

    Goalkeeper – Meret
    Defenders – Hysaj, Di Lorenzo, Milenkovic, Venuti
    Midfielders – Biraghi, Insigne (C), Zielinski
    Forwards – Osimhen, Ribery, Vlahovic (VC)

    Likely Winner:

    This is a dead-rubber game for Fiorentina but a lot is at stake for their counter-parts. Napoli has been great all season it will be a shame to miss out on Champions League football despite their hard work. The race for Europe is getting heated and a win against Fiorentina will take them straight to 3rd place, depending on AC Milan’s result. Fiorentina would love to spoil the party for Napoli as they have done with Lazio and Juventus before. The away side will take confidence from their last meeting against Fiorentina which ended in a 6-0 victory. The FIO vs NAP Today Match Prediction should be a win for Napoli.

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