The prediction of Napoli and Leicester City comes before the match of the 6th round of the Europa League group stage. This game will be played on December 9th, at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, Italy. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Napoli vs Leicester City Match Preview and Team News
Napoli won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 2-3 Serie A defeat in their previous game at the hands of Atalanta. SSC Napoli has been finding it hard to keep clean sheets of late, but they have also managed to hit the back of the net themselves. Analysis of their previous six games shows that SSC Napoli has conceded in 5 of them as well as getting on the scoresheet in 6 of those matches. Alessandro Zanoli (virus corona), Fabián Ruiz (Thigh Problems), Lorenzo Insigne (Calf Problems), Kalidou Koulibaly (Thigh Problems), and Victor Osimhen (Cheekbone Fracture) won’t be playing for Napoli boss Luciano Spalletti. Ineligible players who cannot play in this game through suspension are Davide Marfella and Faouzi Ghoulam. Piotr Zielinski shows talent, he has excellent ball control, can play in multiple positions, and every team needs such a player. Lorenzo Insigne is the engine of this team, his greatest virtue is speed, he has excellent ball control, and he can be satisfied with his performance.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Aston Villa in Premier League action, Leicester City will be aiming to make amends here. The numbers tell their own story, and Leicester City has been scored against in 6 of their last six games, with opponents netting 11 goals overall. Defensively, Leicester City certainly has room for improvement. Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has not got a full squad to pick from. James Justin (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Nampalys Mendy (Groin Injury), and Ricardo Pereira (Hamstring Injury) won’t be making appearances. The suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Nampalys Mendy, Wesley Fofana, and James Justin. Youri Tielemans plays well in the middle of the park, and he does not allow the opponent much action. Kelechi Iheanacho enjoys the pitch, and when he receives the ball and goes towards the goal, the opponent has problems. He is strong, and it is challenging to keep this guy.
Napoli vs Leicester City Predicted Lineups
Napoli: Ospina, Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Jesus, Rui, Demme, Lobotka, Zielinski, Lozano, Mertens, Politano.
Leicester City: Schmeichel, Castagne, Evans, Soyuncu, Thomas, Ndidi, Dewsbury-Hall, Perez, Maddison, Barnes, Vardy.
Napoli vs Leicester City Betting Tips and Predictions
It will be a big battle between these two teams, and it will not be surprising if the match ends in a draw.
We can also expect a goal in both nets, and neither side should keep the clean sheet.
BTTS Yes @1.65
Correct score 1:1 @7.00