NAP vs PRG Dream11 Match Prediction: Napoli will be taking on Perugia from Serie B for the round of 16 in the Coppa Italia. Having won just one of their last 11 Serie A games, Gennaro Gattuso’s side will be looking to register a vital win. Napoli sits 11th in Serie A with 24 points, whereas, Perugia is 7th in Serie B. However, Napoli must be wary of Perugia as earlier to this they knocked out Sassuolo from the competition.
Date- Tuesday, January 14
Kick-Off- 7:30 PM (IST)
Venue- Stadio San Paolo
Kalidou Koulibaly remains ruled out due to sustaining a bicep injury, while Dries Mertens’ thigh issue keeps him on the sidelines as well. Faouzi Ghoulam and Kevin Malcuit are both long term absentees. Amin Younes is out due to illness, whereas, goalkeeper Alex Meret’s injury to the wrist also makes him unlikely to feature in the Cup competition.
The visitors will be without left-back Gianluca Di Chara who’s knee injury keeps him out of action till February. Aleandro Rossi and top scorer Pietro Iemello will be missing out because both players saw a red in their sides 1-0 defeat to Venezia. Norbert Gyomber is also undergoing suspension for Pereguia
Napoli-Meret; Rui, Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Hysaj; Allan, Fabian, Zielinksi; Callejon, Insigne, Milik.
Perugia-Vicario; Nzita, Falasco, Scarbi, Rodin; Nicolussi, Carraro, Falzerano, Dragomir, Buonaiuto; Balic.
Atkadiusz Milik has been one of the standouts for Napoli this season. Milik has scored seven goals and has a pass accuracy of 85.6% from 779 minutes in the league this season.
Cristian Buonaiuto can create problems from Pereguia’s perspective. Buonaiuto has two goals from 18 appearances this season.
Lorenzo Insigne has been quality for Napoli and has bagged three goals, four assists and a pass accuracy of 85% from 1336 minutes this season.
Napoli in front of home support will be the favourites heading into the game.
Goalkeeper- G Vicario
Defenders- K Manolas, M Rui, G D Lorenzo, E Hysaj
Midfielders- A Balic, M Carraro, J Callejon
Forwards- C Buonaiuto, L Insigne (VC), A Milik (C)
Goalkeeper- G Vicario
Defenders- M Nzita, M Rodin, K Manolas, G D Lorenzo
Midfielders- M Carraro, J Callejon (C), P Zielinski
Forwards- C Buonaiuto, L Insigne, A Milik (VC)
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