Napoli vs RB Leipzig – Match Preview & Prediction

Napoli hosts the German side RB Leipzig in the Stadio San Paolo tonight at 08.05 GTM.


Serie A league leaders Napoli is facing Bundesliga’s second placed RB Leipzig. Both teams started this season in the Champions League, but finished the group stage in third position and now take part in the Europa League. Napoli head into the game as the clear form favorites after the hosts picked up five wins and one defeat from their last six matches in Coppa Italia against Atalanta. Napoli had 3 of their last 6 matches finishing over 2.5 goals per match where on their group stages all 6 matches had over 2.5 goals.

RB Leipzig had also a finished third in the group stages had a disappointing run with the underdogs qualifying Porto and Besiktas. They conceded 11 goals in 6 matches in the Champions’ League group which shows their lack of defending. Werner is the top scores for the visitors with three goals in Europe this season, and he is considered to be the biggest thread to the Napoli defense tonight. RB Leipzig had also 3 of their last 6 matches finishing Over 2.5 where in the group stages 4 out of 6 had over 2.5 goals.


These two sides have never met before

Napoli News

Milik is back in training and could play a part, but Hamsik, Chiriches, and Ghoulam are set to miss the game through injury

RB Leipzig News

Demme and Sabitzer have been suffering from colds and are doubtful for Thursday’s trip to Italy, but Halstenberg has a head injury and is highly unlikely to feature.


We’re backing a high score match betting Over 2.5 with 188bet who offers 1.89

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