Napoli – Hellas Verona
Napoli hosts Hellas Verona in a match from the 20th round of the Italian Serie A.
Napoli are the current leader in the Serie A. Maurizio Sarri’s team have one point advantage in front of the champion Juventus. Napoli’s record so far is 48 points won. They have 15 wins, 3 draws and just one defeat. They are moving very well in the league so far and they are a major candidate for winning the title.
Of course, the fight with Juventus is going to be very rough, but right now Napoli are a team with solid chance for a triumph. But if they want to keep their dream alive, Napoli have to be as consistent as they can. And this includes winning matches like this one.
Right now Napoli are in a run of three consecutive wins in the league and on Saturday they will try to make it four in a row.
As for Hellas Verona, their situation is not as good. Verona are currently 19th in Serie A with just 13 points won so far. Their record is 3 wins, 4 draws and 12 defeats. They are in a run of two consecutive losses in the Calcio. But in the same time Verona are just two points behind the 17th SPAL and the safe zone, so nothing is over for them just yet.
For this match Napoli can’t use the injured Arkadiusz Milik and Faouzi Ghoulam, while Emanuele Giaccherini is doubtful with a muscle injury.
Hellas Verona can’t use the injured Alessio Cerci, while Mohamed Fares and Mattia Zaccagni are doubtful with injuries. The good news come from the recovery of Nicolo Cherubin.
Napoli are the obvious favorite here. They are the better team and they are aiming to win the title. For Verona even a point in Naples would be a huge success.