- Napoli have kept just one clean sheet in their last 10 matches.
- Empoli have scored at least once in 10 of their last 12 games.
- Napoli have won each of their last three home meetings with Empoli.
Both teams tipped to score in Naples
Serie A giants and current holders Napoli are understandably huge favourites to progress to the Quarter Finals of the Coppa Italia at tier two outfit Emploi’s expense this week, though the evidences suggests that the Partenopei could struggle to keep a clean sheet against their visitors from Serie B.
Napoli have looked shaky defensively for an extended period, and their run of just one shutout from their last 10 fixtures in all competitions indicates that a confident Empoli team should have opportunities to notch a consolation in Naples.
The Serie B table toppers have lost just one domestic game this season, and Alessio Dionisi’s charges have found the net at least once in 10 of their last 12 assignments in league and cup.
Napoli’s superior class should eventually allow them to outgun their opponents this week however, and with that considered, the home win and both teams to score combination jumps out at a price worth backing, while our 2-1 correct score prediction tips the host to register a match-winning brace.
Gino Gattuso’s Napoli bagged exactly twice in two of their last three victories, and another double should allow them to book their place in the next stage of the Coppa Italia.
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