| On Jan 9, 2022 5:30 PM IST

NAP vs SAM Dream11 Prediction for Napoli vs Sampdoria Serie A Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team


NAP vs SAM Dream11 Prediction: Napoli and Sampdoria will clash against each other in the Round 21 of Serie A fixtures. Napoli were held to 1 -1 draw in their last encounter by Juventus. They are placed third in the league table, with 40 points to their name,

Meanwhile, Sampdoria lost their league game to Cagliari by a score-line of 2-1. The visitors are placed on the 15th spot in the league table, with just 20 points to their name in as many games.

Date: 9 January, 2022
Kick-Off: 9:00 PM IST
Venue: Stadio Diego Armando Maradona

Serie A Table

Sampdoria| 15th;  Napoli| 3rd

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Sampdoria: LDDWL
Napoli: DLWLL

Head to Head

The last five meetings between the two sides have been one sided. Napoli have won all five of the last meetings between the two sides, with the last one being a 4-0 win for Napoli away from home in September.

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NAP vs SAM Dream11 Prediction Details

Napoli News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Hirving Lozano, Kevin Malcuit, Valerio Boffelli are ruled out due to a positive covid-19 test.
  • Alex Meret and Marco Rui remain out injured, alongside Kalidou Koulibaly and Victor Osimhnen.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Napoli are likely to lineup in a 4-2-3-1 formation against Sampdoria.
  • Rrahmani, Jesus, Di Lorenzo and Ghoulam form the defence.
  • D. Demme, Lobotka start as the holding midfielders.
  • P. Zielinski starts as the attacking midfielder.
  • Politano, Insigne and Mertens start as the three attackers for the hosts.

Napoli XI

D. Ospina (GK)
Juan Jesus
G. Di Lorenzo
D. Demme
P. Zielinski

L. Insigne
D. Mertens

Sampdoria News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Tommaso Augello and Wladimiro Falcone are out injured, alongside V. Verre and Mikkel Damsgaard.
  • Omar Colley is on International duty.
  • Antonio Candreva remains suspended for this fixture.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Sampdoria are likely to stick with the 4-4-2 formation against Napoli.
  • E. Audero starts in goal, with M. Yoshida and J. Chabot at centre-back.
  • N. Murru and A. Ferrari start on either side of defence.
  • M. Thorsby, A. Ekdal, B. Bereszynski, Yepes start in midfield.
  • F. Caputo and M. Gabbiadini start as the two strikers.

Sampdoria Starting XI

Emil Audero (GK)
B. Bereszynski
M. Yoshida
J. Chabot
N. Murru
A. Ekdal
M. Thorsby

F. Caputo
Manolo Gabbiadini
A. Ferrari

NAP vs SAM Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Dries Mertens put his side into the lead against Juventus after scoring his sxith goal in the league this season. The Belgian attacker is expected to start once again for the hosts.

Games Played 14
Goals 6
Shots on Target 10
Assists 0
Pass Accuracy 71
Completed Passes 125
Tackles attempted 6
Tackles success 50


P. Zielinski has been in exceptional form this season, having 10 goal involvements so far. He has five goals and five assists to his name in the league.

Games Played 19
Goals 5
Shots on Target 9
Assists 5
Pass Accuracy 86
Completed Passes 509
Tackles attempted 11
Tackles success 58


Differential Pick

M. Politano, playing on the right side of midfield is our differential pick for this encounter.


Goalkeeper – David Ospina
Defenders – F. Ghoulam, J. Jesus,  G. Di Lorenzo
Midfielders – P. Zielinski, L. Insigne, A. Ekdal, M. Thorsby
Forwards – M. Gabbiadini, F. Caputo, D. Mertens

Who will win today’s football match?

  • Napoli are the favorites to win this encounter, despite missing several key players.
  • Sampdoria also have a depleted squad, and playing away from home will make the fixture even more difficult.
  • We are going for a Napoli win in this fixture.

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Odds To Win:

Napoli: 4/11
Sampdoria: 10/1

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