Napoli v Spezia Calcio: Serie A Action on Match-day 6

Napoli vs Spezia Calcio
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Saturday at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, as Napoli host Spezia in the Serie A.

Right now, Napoli sit in second place in the League, 12 places higher than the fourteenth placed hosts, Spezia.

It’s 11 points so far for Napoli this season, going into this game

Time will tell, whether Napoli’s recent run of poor form is about to change. However Luciano Spalletti will be keen to turn his season around with this game, following the recent defeat to Lazio, which followed a disappointing 1-1 draw against Lecce.

Also, Napoli keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last five matches is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. With 11 points (3W, 0L and 2D), they are established in second position in the League having won three meetings and drawn two fixtures.

Napoli have won one game and drawn one game of their two League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture would take Napoli’s points to 14 in the League.

Good atacking and defensive team

So far, Napoli’s defence has been outstanding, as they have conceded four goals. They have a good scoring rate of 12 goals. This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (4), Min-jae Kim (2), and Victor Osimhen (2).

Napoli’s squad will likely be depleted of two of their key players when they start on Saturday, due to injury or illness.

Spezia Calcio have five points to their name, going into this tie

Following a 2-2 draw against Bologna, Spezia will be hoping for more.

Also, a draw statistic of two in three games is not all bad, but unfortunately will not bring the success Luca Gotti’s men wishes for ultimately. Their position is fourteenth in the League and they have five points, that is, 1W, 2L and 2D having won one game, drawn two matches, and lost two fixtures.

Spezia have lost two games of their two League matches away from home this season.

Spezia Calcio will have 8 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Injury and illness have depleted Luca Gotti’s Spezia and they will likely be missing six key personnel for Saturday’s match.

Napoli v Spezia Calcio – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels Napoli and Spezia have faced each other times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Napoli’s favour (6 – 2). Further, Napoli recent form against Spezia has been outstanding, winning on five out of the last six meetings. In their most recent meeting of this fixture Spezia Calcio secured a 0-3 away win.

Performance Report

For Napoli, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia is a top performing player who has scoredfour goals in five League matches this Serie A Season, while M’bala Nzola is one of the top performing players after having scoredtwo goals in five League games this season for Spezia.

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