Roma host Napoli in Serie A showdown

Roma host Napoli in Serie A showdown
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Updated: Oct 23, 2022

Roma host Napoli tonight at 7:45 pm GMT. Last season’s encounters resulted in stalemates, will tonight’s clash be any different?

The Giallorossi are currently in fourth place in the Seria A standings and have been impressive as of late. Roma was victorious last week over Sampdoria as Mourinho’s men won 1-0. The Giallorossi will look to achieve a similar result tonight.

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The Seria A frontrunners, Napoli are impressing the entire footballing world as they currently remain undefeated in all competitions this season. The Neapolitan outfit defeated Bologna by a close margin, 3-2 and definitely, and they will need to raise their game to a higher standard in this fixture.

Napoli & Roma expectations

Napoli is rampant, as they registered three or more goals in their last three games in all competitions. with the talent, they have at their disposal this iteration of Napoli surely has what it takes to win it all. So coming into this fixture the Neapolitan should be aiming to collect three points and continue their impressive title pursuit.

Their Challenger, Roma has a different ambition. The Giallorossi goal is to return to Europe’s premier competition, the Uefa Champions League. Roma is definitely in for a UCL battle as the competition in Serie A is fierce. Recently the red & yellow of Roma suffered a devastating blow with the injury of Paolo Dybala. However, with the attacking depth already present and if they avoid any injuries to marquee players, their attempts to regain the Champions League should not be threatened

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Key numbers and Head-to-Head records

AS Roma has won only one of their last eight matches against Napoli in Serie A, with their last win dating back to 2019.

Napoli is on an undefeated run, so far 15 games they have played all season and they only dropped points on two occasions this season. Two draws against Lecce and Fiorentina.

Jose Mourinho’s men (AS Roma) have won their last three matches in Serie A and could secure four straight wins in n the competition for the first time under the management of Jose Mourinho.

Match information & Where to watch

  • The match is to be held in Rome, at the Stadio Olimpico. Home of AS Roma
  • Kick off time 19:45, GMT
  • Game is to be broadcasted on BT Sport for UK Viewers.
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