Spezia having been beaten by three goals in both previous Serie A meetings with Napoli at Stadio Picco,has lost three games in a row. Spezia has conceded 2 goals each against their encounter with Roma and Bologna recently.
Spezia have also lost the teams’ last two encounters without scoring following a 1-0 defeat in September’s reverse fixture. Spezia is currently ranked 17th, while Napoli is in the first place. Spezia is trying give their best to stop Napoli in this fixture as they want to avoid getting into the relegation zone. At the moment M’Bala Nzola is the top scorer of Spezia With 9 goals he is ranked 4 in the Seria A. With a total number of 17 shots on goal and a conversion rate of 45% he performs really well. His expected goal value is 6.5.
Napoli commence the second half of the season with another league win, as they dispatched southern rivals Roma at Stadio Maradona last Sunday. Napoli has scored at least two goals in each of their four games against Roma, Salernitana, Cremonese, and Juventus.
Napoli’s best,Victor Osimhen’s outrageous opener set the mood for an absorbing affair, the Giallorossi equalised late in the second half to set up a grand finale. Giovanni Simeone then grabbed his fifth goal as a substitute to wrap up all three points for the Partenopei.
Osimhen has an outstanding acceleration over short distances, he reduces the gap between himself and the ball carrier,possess the control of the ball and dribble his way in. Since the Nigerian international star has scored 14 league goals this year and has contributed essentially to Napoli’s dominance of Italy. He unarguably the greatest player in the league.
In addition,Napoli have now netted 19 times in the final half-hour of games this season with 12 goals. A must score win for Napoli is from Victor Oshimen and Khvicha kvaratskhelia, a left winger who has improved in this Seria A league. He assists and aids scoring in his team.
Starting on Sunday, Spezia and Napoli will face off at the Stadio Alberto Picco stadium in La Spezia, Italy.