Napoli – Empoli : Preview & Prediction
Napoli will defend their trophy this season and this opening match of this new edition seems within the reach of the Serie A resident who sees himself facing at home Empoli, a Serie B team. Napoli had an excellent run last season, eliminating Lazio Rome (1-0), Inter Milan (1-0 and 1-1) and Juventus Turin (0-0, 4 tab 2) to afford their 6th Italian Cup after previous successes in 2012 and 2014. Gattuso’s team have won 2 of their last 3 league matches in Cagliari (4-1) and Udinese (2-1) on January 10 but bowed to everyone’s surprise in their stadium Diego Armando Maradona against Spezia (1-2). This is the first loss at home since November 22 for the partners of Insigne (7 goals). Empoli, solid leader of Serie B, plays the direct rise in Serie A and he has 4 steps ahead of the 3rd. Unbeaten for two months, the team coached by Dionisi has not lost for 12 games and the latter has 3 draws in Chievo (1-1), against Reggiana (0-0) and in front of Ascoli (1-1) and 2 successes in Brescia (3-1) and Cosenza (2-0) on January 4 during his last 5 outings. In this Italian Cup, Empoli took out Renate (2-1), Bénévento (4-2) away and Brescia (3-0) to reach the 1 / 8th finals. But the step should be too high for Moreo and his family.
Napoli is the winner of this Italian Cup in 2020.
Naples remains on 3 large home victories against Empoli (5-1, 2-0, 5-1).
Napoli are 6th in Serie A.
Empoli is leader of Serie B.
Napoli will have to be wary of Empoli who eliminated Bénéventyo (4-2) away on October 28.
Napoli, victorious in the event in 2020, will want to go as far as possible in the competition … This requires a qualification on Empoli, a serious candidate for the rise in Serie A.
Napoli – Empoli : Betting Tips
Napoli – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70