A top 4 derby will be on the cards in Seria A when Napoli take on Lazio. The hosts are second in the table, but 9 points away from Juventus and 5 in front of 3rd placed Inter. In midweek they won against Sassuolo in a cup meeting and on Sunday will try to cut Juve’s lead to six points. Lazio are 4th in the standings, but with plenty to play for, as they have to protect their place, which is the last one ensuring Champions League participation. They also won their cup clash against Novara in midweek.
Napoli vs Lazio Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Napoli||Win||12 W/ 4 D/ 4 L||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
|Lazio||Loss||4 W/ 4 D/ 12 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L|
Worth mentioning: In all five of the last games were produced over 2,5 goals, while only one match did not see both sides scoring. Lazio have not recorded a win in the last seven outings against Napoli, managing just one draw in the process.
Last game between the teams: 18.08.2018 Lazio – Napoli 1:2; Ciro Immobile 25’; Arkadiusz Milik 45’, Lorenzo Insigne 59’
Last game at this venue: 10.02.2018 Napoli – Lazio 4:1; Jose Callejon 43’, Wallace 54’ (own goal), Mario Rui 56’, Dries Mertens 73’; Stefan de Vrij 3’
Napoli vs Lazio Stats
|As of 18.01||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games at home/away|
|Napoli||Win||7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Lazio||Win||3 W/ 4 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
Last game Napoli: 13.01.2019 Napoli – Sassuolo 2:0 Arkadiusz Milik 15’, Fabian Ruiz 74’
Last game Lazio: 12.01.2019 Lazio – Novara 4:1; Luis Alberto 12’, Ciro Immobile 20’, 35’, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic 45’; Umberto Eusepi 49’
Top performers Napoli: Arkadiusz Milik 10 goals 1 assist, Dries Mertens 8 goals 6 assists, Lorenzo Insigne 7 goals 5 assists.
Top performers Lazio: Ciro Immobile 10 goals 2 assists, Marco Parolo 3 goals 2 assists, Francesco Acerbi 3 goals 1 assist.
|Stats last 10 games||Scored:conceded||Over 2,5 goals||Both teams scoring||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Napoli’s attacking trident of Insigne-Milik-Mertens have been responsible for 25 out of the 37 goals scored by “Partenopei” in the legue, but they will have to do without two of them. Five of Napoli last six games saw under 2,5 goals scored. They are also unbeaten at home since the beginning of the season across all competitions. All five of the last Lazio away games produced under 2,5 goals.
Napoli vs Lazio News
Missing players Napoli: Dries Mertens, Simone Verdi, Marek Hamsik injured. Allan Marques Loureiro, Kalidou Koulibaly, Lorenzo Insigne are suspended.
Missing players Lazio: Bruno Jordao is injured, while Adam Marusic is suspended.
Napoli vs Lazio Predictions
Over 3 cards
Both teams to score and over 2,5 goals