RB Salzburg – Napoli: Match Preview

Napoli secured one of the biggest wins of the season last week against RB Salzburg, taking a three-goal advantage with them into the second leg. However, they must be careful not to let the absences of Koulibaly and Maksimovic hurt their confidence heading into the second leg. The three-nil win at the San Paolo was…

Sassuolo 1 – 1 Napoli : 5 Things we learned

5 thoughts from Sassuolo v. Napoli Well that was not good. One of our worst performances of the season from i ragazzi and I should imagine Mr Ancelotti will be fuming with several of the players. These sorts of performances can tell us a lot about the state of things at the club and here…

Napoli’s 2019 Expectations

Prior to the start of the 2018/19 Serie A season, many thought Napoli was headed for a drop off in quality despite bringing in Carlo Ancelotti in lieu of Maurizio Sarri. Talks of a finish no higher than third place(and often put of the Champions league places) were thrown around daily by pundits and rival…

Napoli’s Champion’s League Group: Get to Know – Red Star Belgrade

Red Star Belgrade, the 2017-2018 Serbian SuperLiga champions, have been drawn into a group with PSG, Liverpool, and Napoli. Yet despite making it into the Champions League, the club remains an enigma. Fortunately, this Crvena Zvezda fan can help enlighten Napoli fans as to what they might expect from the first group stage match in…

Sampdoria 3 – 0 Napoli: Talking Points and Reaction

Sampdoria 3-0 Napoli: Talking Points Napoli were beaten 3-0 by an elegant and convincing Sampdoria side tonight in Genoa, and whilst it was not a pleasant game to watch, it certainly provoked some thought among the discomfort. This is not a critique of Ancelotti as a manager, and I did not write this out of…

Napoli 3 – 2 Milan: Match Review and Analysis

Earlier this week, former Napoli boss and current Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri declared his preference for the Premier League over Serie A stating “In Serie A after 20 minutes 2-0 the match is finished.” Well it doesn’t appear his former team and replacement manager Carlo Ancelotti got the memo. Last week, down 1-0 to Lazio,…

Match Preview: Napoli v AC Milan – Giornata 2

Team Form Napoli W – 3/3 Points Collected AC Milan N/A – First Match of the Season Match Preview Second week in, and let’s pipe in the drama, shall we? AC Milan comes to the bay of Naples to visit Napoli in a match of reunions and a season starting for one of the teams…

Match Preview: Lazio v Napoli – Giornata 1

After what felt like the longest off season in history, we are back against Lazio on Saturday. It’s the first leg of seven incredibly challenging fixtures for our new Maestro, Carlo Ancelotti, and should prove to be a highly entertaining affair. Both teams have had a mixed pre-season with Lazio losing to Dortmund and Arsenal…

Juventus 0 – 1 Napoli: Match Review

Going into Sunday’s match against Juventus, the Partenopei knew that the result would determine the outcome of our season. Napoli had to win a must-win game against a Juventus team that they haven’t beaten away since October of 2009. Impossible, right? Wrong. Our boys in blue went on to take 3 points from Juventus in…