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| On Aug 29, 2021 6:00 PM IST

GEN vs NAP Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Genoa vs Napoli Serie A Live Score August 29

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GEN vs NAP Dream11: Genoa will be playing hosts to Napoli at the Luigi Ferraris for their second fixture of the Serie A. Genoa kicked off their campaign in underwhelming manner as they got thumped 4-0 to Inter Milan at San Siro. Meanwhile, Napoli secured a 2-0 win versus Venezia in their opening game of the new season. What makes their win even more impressive was the fact that Victor Oshimen was shown a red card at the 22nd minute. A penalty by Lorenzo Insigne followed by a goal by Elif Elmas in the final half hour got Napoli the all important three points. Genoa will have a tough task ahead versus a high spirited Napoli unit.

Date: August 29, Sunday
Kick-Off: 10:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Luigi Ferraris

Serie A Table

Genoa are in at 17th, while, Napoli are currently at 7th after one game.

Watch Serie A Live

The Seria A can be streamed live on Voot.

Recent Form

Genoa: LWL

Napoli: WWW

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Napoli that has the upper hand with three wins. Two games have ended on level terms, while, Genoa have won one in the process.

Genoa News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Francesco Cassata is out due to an injury.
  • Mattia Bani and Valon Behrami are undergoing suspension.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Sirigu should be starting in at goal.
  • Vanheusden, Biraschi and Vasquez can be the back three in defence.
  • Sabelli and Cambiasso are likely to feature out wide.
  • Sturavo, Badej and Hernani should start in midfield.
  • Ekuban and Kallon are in contention to lead the attack.

Genoa Starting XI (Likely)

Sirigu
Vanheusden
Biraschi
Vasquez
Sabelli
Sturaro
Badej
Hermani
Cambiaso
Ekuban
Kallon

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Napoli News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Piotr Zielinski, Diego Demme, Faouzi Ghoulam and Dries Mertens are on the sidelines due to injury.
  • Victor Osimhen is ruled out due to a suspension.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • A Meret should be starting in at goal.
  • Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly and Mario Rui can be the back four in defence.
  • Fabian Ruiz, Lobotka and Elmas are expected to start in midfield.
  • Politano, Insigne and Lozano should be leading the charge up top.

Napoli Starting XI (Likely)

Meret
Lorenzo
Manolas
Koulibaly
Rui
Ruiz
Loboktka
Elmas
Politano
Insigne
Lozano

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Yahya Kallon has a goal from the last two appearances for Genoa. He is expected to start here.

Total Goals (Club Football) 14
Goals This Season 1
Assists 0
Pass Accuracy 67%

Lorenzo Insigne bagged himself a goal in the previous game, and will be the danger man from Napoli’s end.

Total Goals (Club Football) 169
Goals This Season 1
Assists 0
Pass Accuracy 74%

Differential Pick 

Hirving Lozano impressed last season for Napoli in the attacking front. Lozano registered 15 goals and five assists from 43 appearances.

Total Goals (Club Football) 103
Goals Last Season 15
Assists 5
Pass Accuracy 68%

Likely Winner:

  • Genoa are the on the back of a hefty defeat to Inter Milan.
  • Napoli will be high in confidence after securing an impressive 2-0 win in spite being a man short.
  • Napoli are on the back of four straight home wins and can extend that streak.

Match Odds

The odds are in favor of Napoli to get the win by 1.66 as per 1XBET.

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