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Match Preview: Inter vs Napoli – Lineups, Stats, & Prediction


The Serie A title race continues to heat up as potential contenders will lock horns this Saturday for matchday 25. Inter will go into battle against Napoli at the Stadio Maradona in Naples.

Inter defeated Roma comfortably during their midweek clash in the Coppa Italia after losing to AC Milan last Saturday. A tough round of fixtures continues to hammer down on Serie A Champions but they have managed to stay in the lead. Inter currently sits at the very top of the Serie A table with 1 point lead.

Napoli thrashed Venezia 2-0 during their last fixture as Victor Osimhen and Petagna got on the scoring sheet. The Nigerian striker scored on his return and will be eager to get on the scoresheet against Inter.

Statistics & Encounters

Napoli has won only 1 of their last 9 Serie A meetings with Inter (D3, L5).

The previous meeting between the two took place last year which ended in a 3-2 victory for Inter.

Napoli’s  form guide in the Serie A: W-W-W-W-D

Inter’s form guide in the Serie A: L-W-D-W-W

Suspensions, Injuries & Team News

Fabian Ruiz and Victor Osimhen will be available for selection while Koulibaly has returned from AFCON and will be available for selection. Hirving Lozano remains injured and will not feature in this match.

League leaders will be without Correa and their new signing Gosens as both are recovering from their respective injuries. Bastoni is dealing with a sprained ankle injury and will hope to recover for the champions league against Liverpool.

He is currently serving a one-match suspension.

Probable Line-ups

Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic, Skrniar, De Vrij, DiMarco, Dumfries, Barella, Brozovic, Hakan, Perisic, Lautaro, Dzeko

Napoli (4-3-3): David Ospina, Mario Rui, Juan Jesus, Amir Rrahmani, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Stanislav Lobotka, Piotr Zielinski, Fabian Ruiz, Lorenzo Insigne, Matteo Politano, Victor Osimhen


Inter: 2

Napoli: 1