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…

Match Preview: RB Leipzig v Napoli

Team Form: Red Bull Leipzig (all competitions) – DWWWL Napoli (all competitions) – WWWLW Previous Meetings: The first-ever meeting between these two clubs was last Thursday, when Leipzig took control with a 3-1 victory in Naples. Probable Formations: Red Bull Leipzig (4-4-2): Gulacsi; Laimer, Upamecano, Orman, Klostermann; Sabitzer, Keita, Kampl, Bruma; Poulsen, Werner Napoli (4-3-3):…

Match Preview: Napoli v RB Leipzig

Team Form Napoli: Last 5 matches(All Competitions): WWWWW RB Leipzig: Last 5 matches(All Competitions): WLDWW Previous Meetings: Napoli and RB Leipzig have never met before in a competitive match. Match Preview Napoli come into this match on a 5 game winning streak in all competitions, and after last weeks break-out 2nd half performance against Lazio,…

Ken Cioffredi: Europa League Draw: RasenBallsport Leipzig

Napoli’s unceremonious exit from the UEFA Champions League last week, which saw the Partenopei finish 3rd in their group, meant that we finally knew where our next European venture would take place; the Europa League. Some Napoli fans will see this  as a waste, because the money and prestige isn’t the same as it’s bigger…

James McGhie – A Call for Calm

And so, as the flare clouds cleared and the De Kuip faithful made their way to the exits, Napoli’s Champions League campaign was over. A sad end to a campaign which many had hoped would yield more magical nights like those witnessed with the visit of Real Madrid last season. Alas, we have reached a…