Napoli vs Roma
Serie A, Italy
Napoli host Roma in an anticipated Serie A fixture on Sunday at Stadio San Paolo. In the fight for the top spot, Juventus take on Lazio hours before this matchup. If Napoli lose and Juventus win, Napoli will only be a point clear of Juv but the latter would have an game extra to play. Roma are fifth in the table.
Kick-off: 04 March at 1:15 AM IST
Where: Stadio San Paolo
(Last 6 meetings)
Napoli: 2, Roma: 3, Drawn: 1
Arkadiusz Milik is back in training and can be involved later in the game.
Form (recent first; all competitions): W W W L W W
Probable Starting Lineup: Reina, Rui, Koulibaly, Albiol, Hysaj, Hamsik, Jorginho, Allan, Insigne, Mertens, Callejon
Key Players: Insigne, Mertens, Callejon and Allan
Top goal scorer: Mertens (16 league goals)
Most assists: Insigne (7 league assists)
Lorenzo Pellegrini is an injury concern and would most likely to miss not expected to travel to Napoli for Saturday night's match. Daniele De Rossi and Kevin Strootman should therefore start in midfield.
Form (recent first; all competitions): L K W W W L
Probable Starting Lineup: Alisson, Kolarov, Fazio, Manolas, Florenzi, Strootman, De Rossi, Perotti, Nainggolan, Under, Dzeko
Key players: Dzeko, Kolarov, Nainggolan and Perotti
Top goal scorer: Dzeko (11 league goals)
Most assists: Kolarov and Nainggolan (4 assists each)
Today's Match Prediction
Napoli have been on the money throughout the season, but with Juv up close and tough opponent in Roma to host, the home side have a difficult task at hand. For Roma, it is a must to keep their place in the top-four. Our prediction: Win for Napoli.
Note: This NAP vs ROM match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI basis the team news.
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