Napoli has now dropped 11 points in the last five matches in Serie A and is coming on the back of a 1-1 draw against Juventus. As a result, they are now in third place with 40 points from 20 games, having won 12 games, drawn four, and lost four. In the standings, they are six points behind Inter and five points behind Milan. So far this season, they’ve won six, drawn one, and lost three of their ten home games, giving them the league’s best home record. They’ve scored 36 goals while allowing only 15 goals. With six goals, Dries Mertens is Napoli’s leading scorer. Victor Osimhen, Fabian Ruiz, and Piotr Zelinski have all scored five goals in the league so far. They have a long list of missing players including Alex Meret, Fabian Ruiz, Andre Zambo Anguissa, Adam Ounas, Kalidou Koulibaly, Mario Rui, Victor Osimhen, and Hirving Lozano.
Fiorentina is coming into this fixture with a 2-1 win over Benevento in the round of 32 of the Coppa Italia and will be confident to pull off another win over Napoli. They are currently in sixth place with 32 points from 19 games. They’ve won ten, drawn two, and lost seven games thus far. They are locked for first place with Lazio and Roma on points, although they have a higher goal difference and a game in hand. They’ve scored 34 goals so far while allowing only 25. They have the league’s best away record, with four wins, one tie, and five losses. Dusan Vlahovic leads the Fiorentina goal scorers with 16 goals. He’s also credited with two assists. All of the other players, except for Sofyan Amrabat, are available for selection.