The first match of the quarter-finals Coppa Italia will be played on Tuesday evening at 21:45 at the Sao Paolo stadium in Naples, where the local team, Napoli, receives the visit of Lazio, and the hosts are favorites to prevail.
◾️It only occupies the 11th place in Serie A, in the conditions in which she is the Italian vice-champion.
◾️Napoli has big problems in defense this season receiving 28 goals in the 20 stages scoring all this.
◾️They lost the last match in Serie A, 0-2 against Fiorentina. He reached this stage after his victory with Perugia a week ago.
◾️On its own ground, Napoli has only 3 wins in the previous 10 matches played.
◾️Sebastiano Luperto will start as a starter, taking advantage of Mario Rui’s suspension. Gennaro Gattuso will send you the best 11 in the field, because winning Coppa Italia has become a major goal.
◾️An excellent form for the Lazio lately, they have reached 11 consecutive victories in Serie A after defeating Sampdoria in the final stage with a score of 5-1.
◾️With 3 successes in the last match, Immobile has reached 23 successes this season.
◾️Simone Inzaghi’s team is in 3rd place with 45 points, 6 behind Juventus leader, and 2 behind Inter Milan.
◾️The Lazio have the second best attack in Serie A with 46 goals scored, and the second defense with only 18 goals received.
◾️Kishna is still uncertain about this game.
⚽️Probable and Absent Teams.
▪️Napoli (4-3-3): Ospina – Hysaj, Manolas, Luperto, Lorenzo – Zielinski, Ruiz, Allan – Insigne, Millik, Callejon.
▪️Lazio (3-5-2): Strakosha – Luiz Felipe, Acerbi, Radu – Lazzari, Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas Leiva, Alberto, Lulic – Immobile, Caicedo.
▪️Napoli: Mertens, Koulibaly, Ghoulam, Malcuit.
⚽️History Direct confrontations.
Napoli had not been defeated by Lazio for 4 years before this year’s duel when Lazio prevailed with a score of 1-0.
Football Prediction of the Day Napoli vs Lazio
Napoli has big problems in the defense receiving at least one goal in 6 of the last 9 matches played. 4 of the previous 5 matches played by the two on Sao Paopo ended with over 2.5 goals scored.
Lazio is in the best shape of the last decade, getting to dominate Italy from one end to the other through the results obtained, performing in almost every game.
They have 11 wins in the last 12 games played, only 3 matches out of the 12 did not end with over 2.5 goals scored
In conclusion, we expect a match played on the attack card by both teams, perhaps as spectacular as the last match played by the two on San Paolo.
With security there will be many opportunities at the two gates, and from here at least 3 goals will result.
Prediction Today: Over 2.5 goals scored