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| On Apr 25, 2021 11:45 PM IST

TOR vs NAP Dream11 Tips for Torino vs Napoli Serie A Fixtures 26 April

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TOR vs NAP Dream11: Napoli makes the trip to Turin for an all-important fixture in the Serie A. Torino are currently level on points with 18th place Benevento and are out of the relegation zone purely based on superior goal difference. However, they have played 2 games fewer and wins in those could push them further into safety. Napoli will have a chance to finally enter the top 4 and compete for a Champions League place. Juve’s draw means that they can level on points with the reigning champions and push for a spot in Europe’s elite club competition with a win against Torino.

Date: 26th April, Monday
Kick-Off: 10 pm (IST)
Venue: Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, Torino

Serie A Table: Torino is in 16th place with Napoli in 5th.

WATCH Serie A Live Stream and Match Score on Sony Sports Network/SonyLiv in India

Recent Form
Torino: LDWWW
Napoli: WLWDW

Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings):
Torino – 0
Draw – 3
Napoli – 2

TOR vs NAP Today Match Prediction Details

Torino News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Davide Nicola’s side has a clean bill of health with a full squad to choose from.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Torino should play a largely unchanged side as they set up in a 3-5-2 formation.
• Cristian Ansaldi can replace Ricardo Rodriguez at left-wing back.
• Antonio Sanabria might be given the nod to start up front alongside Andrea Belotti.

Torino Starting XI (likely)

Vanja Milinkovic-Savic (GK)
Armando Izzo
Nicolas N’Koulou
Gleison Bremer
Wilfried Singo
Tomas Rincon
Rolando Mandragora
Simone Verdi
Cristian Ansaldi
Antonio Sanabria
Andrea Belotti

Napoli News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Konstantinos Manolas picked up his 5th yellow card of the season against Lazio and will be suspended for this game.
• David Ospina and Faouzi Ghoulam continue their time on the sidelines with injuries.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Nikola Maksimovic should replace the suspended Manolas as Mario Rui could be given a start over Elseid Hysaj.
• Diego Demme can be expected in the midfield pivot over Tiemoue Bakayoko.
• The formidable front 4 who were impressive against Lazio should keep their spot.

Napoli Starting XI (likely)

Alex Meret (GK)
Giovanni Di Lorenzo
Nikola Maksimovic
Kalidou Koulibaly
Mario Rui
Fabian
Diego Demme
Matteo Politano
Piotr Zielinski
Lorenzo Insigne
Dries Mertens

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Lorenzo Insigne – Insigne has had a very lucrative career for Napoli and this season has been no different. He has 17 goals and 5 assists in Serie A so far while creating 52 chances, having 41 shots on target and 53 successful dribbles at a 60% completion rate. Insigne also opened the scoring against Lazio and bagged 2 goals.

Andrea Belotti – Despite Torino’s otherwise poor season, Belotti has been quite consistent scoring 12 goals and assisting 6 times in the league. He has created 41 chances, dispatched 35 shots on target and succeeded in 42 attempted dribbles as well. He is also good with both feet, having scored 5 with this left and 6 with his right foot.

Differential Pick

Matteo Politano – The Italian international has been excellent but his performances have gone under the radar this season. Politano has 9 goals and 4 assists in Serie A this season and scored the second goal against Lazio in the last game. He has created 35 chances with 33 successful dribbles at a 61% completion rate. Politano has a shot conversion rate of 53% and has one goal contribution in every 125 minutes of football. Playing on the right flank, his linkup with players like Zielinski, Mertens and Insigne has been incredible.

TOR vs NAP Dream 11 Teams

Goalkeeper – Milinkovic-Savic
Defenders – Izzo, Bremer, Rui, Di Lorenzo
Midfielders – Insigne (C), Zielinski, Rincon
Forwards – Mertens, Belotti (VC), Politano

Likely Winner:

Torino is level on points with the relegation zone but they have taken points from some top sides this season like Juve, Roma and Sassuolo. The last time these two sides met saw a late Insigne goal prevent Torino from taking all 3 points. The TOR vs NAP Today Match Prediction can be a win for Napoli but it can very easily end in a draw should the away side drop their heads for even a second. Gennaro Gattuso’s side has responded well since their loss to Juventus and will look to keep that momentum going for the rest of the season.

Suraj Shivshankar @Srj1511

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