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…

Match Preview: Juventus v Napoli

Team Form Juventus DWWWD – 11/15 points collected Napoli WDWDW – 11/15 points collected Match Preview On two separate occasions last week, Napoli were behind Juventus in the standings by 9 points. If the 2-1 Udinese lead held up and Juve were to keep their lead in Crotone, we’d be preparing a 7th straight Bianconeri…