Napoli vs AC Milan Preview, predicted lineups, team news and prediction

Napoli vs AC Milan is a fight for bragging rights at the top of the table, whoever wins is guaranteed to stay at the top of the table. AC Milan will look to stay on top!

Napoli vs AC Milan Preview

Image credits, Forza Italian Football , Napoli vs AC Milan
Image credits, Forza Italian Football , Napoli vs AC Milan

A clash at the top for the title league leaders, it’s an interesting contest after the recent turn around of 2 legacy clubs who have had a nightmare time recently.

Napoli vs AC Milan predicted lineups

Predicted AC Milan: GK: Donnarumma, Defenders:  Calabria, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Theo Hernandez, Midfielders: Kessie, Bennacer, Forwards: Saelemaekers, Calhanoglu, Rebic; Ibrahimovic.

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Predicted Napoli lineup: GK: Ospina, Defenders: Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Mario Rui, Midfielders: Fabian Ruiz, Demme, Zielinski, Forwards: Lozano, Mertens, Insigne.

Formation: 4-3-3

Team News

The most notable team news is that of the manager of AC Milan, Stefano Pioli, who will not be travelling to Napoli because of COVID-19 along with his assistant. The trio supporting Ibrahimovic are uncertain as Rafael Leao might have picked up an injury.

Bakayoko and Osimhen are seeminlgy uncertain to feature for Napoli too. The rest of the team seems to be in good shape to play in their usual formation 4-3-3.

Predicted score

Image credits, The National , Napoli vs AC Milan
Image credits, The National , Napoli vs AC Milan

The most recent couple of matches have ended in draws and the last one played with restrictions saw Napoli’s record scorer on the scoresheets. Red hot Ibrahimovic, Serie A’s leading scorer with 8 goals looks extremely likely to score with his blazing form. The absence of the AC Milan manager will likely affect the team performance drastically. Napoli with their home advantage and positive performances of players in the UEFA Nations League have a good chance to come out of this fixture guns blazing.

Napoli vs. AC Milan predicted score 3-1.

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