In the 17th round of the Italian Serie A, Sampdoria will host Napoli at home. The meeting starts at 17:00 GMT.
Serie A 2022-23
Sampdoria look very weak this season, being in 18th place in Serie A with 9 points. The team is in the relegation zone and is 5 points behind the safe 17th line for survival.
The team has only scored 8 goals in 16 games this season, the worst record in the league. In terms of goals conceded, the team is also one of the worst – 28 goals.
In the last round of Serie A, the team defeated Sassuolo with a score (2-1) on the road, before that there was a defeat from Leche with a score (0-2).
The team is the leader of the Italian Serie A. Napoli ranks 1st in the standings with 41 points in 16 league matches.
The closest pursuer is Milan, which is 5 points behind the first place. Napoli is having a great season, the team has an excellent record of goals scored and conceded – 37 and 13 goals, respectively.
In the last round of Serie A, the club suffered their first defeat in the league from Inter with a score (0-1). Before that, there was a victory over Udinese with a score (3-2).
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Head to Head
The two teams have played each other 128 times in competition since they first met in Serie A in 1947. Napoli lead 53–34 with 41 draws.
The last meeting of the two teams took place within the framework of the Italian championship, where Napoli won at home with a score (1-0).
Napoli in the last round suffered the first defeat of the season, which allowed the competitors to come almost close.
The club can no longer afford another mistake, competitors are getting in shape and may not be forgiven. It is unlikely that Sampdoria in its current state can create a sensation for a long time, the favorite will surely get a landslide victory.
Prediction for this match: Napoli to win (-1.5) handicap.