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…

Reinvigorating Napoli – Part One

  Despite a season of maintaining our position as the club most likely to challenge Juve to the Scudetto, there has been a palpable lull in enthusiasm towards the club from the fair folk of Naples and many partenopei around the globe. Initially, I was baffled by this – we have a wonderful coach, some…

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…

Welcome to Napoli(?) – Christian Kouamé

Napoli is close to completing their first signing of 2019, with Genoa’s Christian Kouamé nearing a move to Naples. According to Corriere dello Sport, the deal is worth €25 million ($28.6 million) and Kouamé will remain with the Grifone for the remainder of the season. With details set to be ironed out this week, let’s…

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…

PODCAST – Far From Vesuvius Season 1 Episode 3 – Champions League Fallout

Raffa, Ken, Kirsten, and Marco all weigh in on the last two weeks of Napoli action, including: Atalanta – Napoli Napoli – Frosinone Liverpool – Napoli Europa League Expecations and potential opponents Thank you for listening, and please like, share, and subscribe!   https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/gsqg8a/ffvs1e3final.mp3   https://farfromvesuvius.podbean.com/e/season-1-episode-3-champions-league-fallout/   You can follow us on Twitter at: @FarFromVesuvius

Napoli Player Focus – Lorenzo Insigne – 2018

Lorenzo Insigne is currently in the midst of what could be his best season in a Napoli kit. The Partenopei’s hometown hero currently has 10 goals in 15 games across all competitions and it doesn’t look like he’ll be letting up anytime soon. Carlo Ancelotti has managed to constantly get the best out of Insigne…

Are Cracks Beginning to Form in Napoli’s Midfield Wall?

Down a goal to Genoa and what would be nine points behind league leading Juventus if the current score were to hold, Carlo Ancelotti stares across the pitch with an intense and concerned look as his players attempt to equalize and overcome both the Genoa defense and the torrential rain that has water logged the…

Jose Callejon – Napoli Player Focus – 2018

The Ancelotti era is well underway and Partenopei are celebrating many aspects of this encouraging, eye-brow led new dawn. Some are drinking in the minutes on the pitch that 2019 Ballon d’Or winner, Marko Rog is enjoying. Others (@kdschlewitz) are positively piqued at the emergence of Nikola Maksimovic as The Serbian Diego Godin. And all…