Napoli will be looking to get back on a winning streak after a 1-0 crushing defeat at home to Milan that knocked Napoli out of first place in Serie A, and Hellas Verona remained in ninth place after a draw against Fiorentina. Napoli found themselves at a disadvantage in the final round of matches, losing the top spot to the Milan sides after a 1-0 loss to Milan. Giroud scored the game’s only goal in the 49th minute, with Napoli falling behind by 3 points from Milan in the race for the Serie A standings and dropped to third place thanks to the victory of Inter.
Verona has drawn two and won two of their last four games, while Napoli has drawn two, won one and lost one of their previous four. While Napoli’s manager Luciano Spalletti will undoubtedly take this as a positive sign, Napoli has had problems behind their backs and conceded goals in 6 of the previous six games. Hellas Verona regularly breaks through the opponent’s defence in recent matches, scoring seven goals in the last six games. The last league match against these teams was Serie A matchday 12 on 11/07/2021, and the score ended with Hellas Verona 1-1 Napoli.
In the last three games of these teams, Hellas Verona scored a total of 6 goals, while Napoli scored only 4. The visitors of this game, Napoli, dominated 22 matches between the two clubs, winning 13 games against hosts Verona. Looking at head-to-heads, we see Napoli lead in their last 14 games, winning ten and drawing two.
With the first Scudetto within walking distance, Napoli will be the most motivated team to take all three points here, even if we take nothing away from the stubborn Verona. Despite missing out on the mandatory, Napoli has a bright streak in Serie A, and it starts with trying to get Hellas Verona back in the bottom half with a win here.
Napoli needs maximum points if they want to stay away from Juventus and within the top spot. We are approaching the final stages of the Serie A campaign, and there is a gap of 16 points between Verona and Napoli, reflecting a difference of 6 positions in the Serie A standings. Napoli is back in 3rd place in the standings and is three points from the top.
Napoli played away in half of Serie A matches. Napoli has scored first in 11 out of 14 away games and eight out of 14 at home. Napoli only won the league when Maradona played for them; they have been finding it difficult to achieve since then. With just three points behind, Napoli will go full throttle in the decisive stages of the league to claim their third Serie A title.