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| On Updated : Jan 13, 2021 4:29 PM IST

NAP vs EMP Dream11 Match Prediction Napoli vs Empoli Coppa Italia 13 January

NAP vs EMP Dream11: An inconsistent Napoli will be looking for a dominating performance and inject some fluidity into their attack when they play Serie B outfit Empoli in Coppa Italia round-of-16 match at Stadio San Paolo on Tuesday night (IST). Here is NAP vs EMP Dream 11 Match Prediction. The Naples are going through a bit tough period at the moment, with inconsistent results pulling them behind the early pacesetters in Serie A. But the season is still new and there are plenty of games to make amends for the early losses.
Fixture Name And Competition: Napoli vs Empoli: Coppa Italia
Date & Time: 10:15 PM (IST), 13 January
Venue: Stadio San Paolo

Recent form:

Napoli: The 1-2 away win at Udinese was only the second win for manager Gennaro Gattuso and his troops in four league games. Needless to say, that those precious points dropped could hurt the team more later in the season as Juve and all other big teams picked up points during that stretch. Napoli can b better and should win on a more regular basis.
Empoli: The club from Tuscany is on course to earn the promotion back to the top tier of Italian Football. They are leading the charge in the league at the moment, and come here on a 12-game unbeaten run.

Head-to-head (last five meetings)
Empoli ripped away all the predictions as they shocked the Naples in the last match, winning 2-1. But that was in 2018-19 season when Empoli were playing in Serie A. They were relegated in the same season and haven’t got into the top tier since. Still, the magic of the Cup Competitions can’t be ignored and Empoli will be aiming to clock yet another memorable win here.
Napoli Wins- 04
Draws– 00
Empoli Wins– 01

Last meeting: 2-1 win for Empoli.
Live Streaming Coppa Italia: No official streaming in India. Sony Sports Network has official rights for Coppa Italia and UEFA Euro matches in India.

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NAP vs EMP Dream11 Prediction Team News, Injury Report, Starting Lineups

Napoli Team News

Injury Report, Unavailability: Napoli did win 1-2 at Udinese in Serie A game at the weekend but it came at a cost as Kostas Manolas had to be taken off after a quarter of an hour due to an injury. He underwent customary tests, which showed a first-degree distraction of the right external obturator muscle. He is set for an extended time on the sideline.
In addition, first-choice first-team players Kalidou Koulibaly is also out of NAP vs EMP Dream11 Team Prediction match due to an injury-related issue.
More issues for the Naples as club captain Dries Mertens and talented player Victor Osimhen both are likely to miss this match.
Expected changes: What should come as a no surprise is that Gattuso is likely to rotate this squad here as he looks to keep his squad fresh for the intense Serie A schedule.
Giovanni Di Lorenzo is set to serve a one-game ban in Serie A at the weekend, which means, he could be afforded a start right from the off here.
Fernando Llorente and Andrea Petagna both fight for a place upfront.

Napoli Starting XI (probables):
Meret (GK)
Di Lorenzo

Empoli Team News

Injury Report, Unavailability: Empoli coach Alessio Dionisi will not be able to call upon the services of Filippo Bandinelli and Davide Zappella as the duo continues to nurse injuries. Other than them, the away team has an almost full sets of players available for selection.
Expected changes: Simone Romagnoli and Nicolo Casale both are likely to marshal the backline, with Riccardo Fiamozzi and Fabiano Parisi out on the flanks.
Empoli Starting XI (probables):
Furlan (GK)

NAP vs EMP Dream 11 Prediction

GK: J Furlan
DEF: F Parisi, G D Lorenzo, N Maksimovic, A Rrahmani
MID: N Haas, N Bajrami, P Zielinski, D Demme
FW: M Politano (VC), F Llorente (C)

NAP vs EMP Teams Captain options, Differential Picks

Lorenzo Insigne: Provided he starts this match, the Napoli captain should be an automatic captain option in Dream 11 prediction teams. He can put on a show at will.
Fernando Llorente: Good in the air and can link-up play with the midfield. Against this Empoli side, the former Juventus man will fancy his chances.

X-factors, differential picks

NAP vs EMP Today Match Prediction Football Match

Bet 365 Odds
Napoli To Win: 1.25 Or 80.00% chance to win
Draw: 5.50 Or 18.18% chance to win
Empoli to Win: 9.50 Or 10.53% chance to win

Napoli To Win: 1.25 Or 80.00% chance to win
Draw: 5.50 Or 18.18% chance to win
Empoli to Win: 10.00 Or 10.00% chance to win

Empoli are living their life in Serie B, but that tag shouldn’t bog them down. The Coppa Italia is a one-off game, and Empoli knows that if they convert their chances, they can hope for an unlikely upset. Still, before the game, and as you can see, the Today Match Prediction odds above, the home team, Napoli, is being seen as a clear favourite to win this match. So choose your NAP vs EMP Dream11 Match Prediction teams wisely.

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