After losing both two trips to Genova and Rome, Fiorentina are now 7 points away from 5th position. A bad finish to 2016 could put Paulo Sousa’s job at serious risk as they are now a long way from their pre-season target.
Napoli should have humilated Torino when they entered half-time 3-0 up on Sunday. However, while defeat was never in question, they did allow Torino back in the game and they will need to cut out those defensive mistakes to maintain their pursuit of Juventus at the top of the league.
The visitors are favourite here since they are in better form and have better morale, but Fiorentina gave a good reaction in the last minutes against Lazio and Paulo Sousa could try to use it as a lesson for his players. You can now credit your Naijabet.com account with *737*50*Amount*46# direct from your Gtbank account
Fiorentina – Paulo Sousa should have most of his roster available since Carlos Salcedo served his suspension on Sunday.
Borja Valero may be eased back into first team action following a spell out injured.
Napoli – Leonardo Pavoletti is due to arrive from Genoa in January and Arkadiusz Milik will also return from injury next month. In the meantime, Dries Mertens has hit form, scoring seven goals in his last two matches. Napoli are finally hitting their stride just at the right time.
Napoli have scored at least 3 goals in their last 3 matches in Serie A.
Napoli have been winning at both half time and full time in their last 3 Serie A matches.
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Napoli’s last 4 away games (Serie A).
Fiorentina are undefeated in their last 9 home matches in Serie A.
Napoli have won their last 3 matches (Serie A).
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Fiorentina’s last 6 games (Serie A).
Napoli are undefeated in their last 8 away matches against Fiorentina in all competitions.