Napoli is one of only three teams in Serie A to remain unbeaten in the last five matches, with three victories and two draws. As a result, after 27 games, they are in first place with 57 points, with 17 victories, six draws, and four losses. In the standings, they are only two points ahead of Inter and on par with Milan. So far this season, they’ve won eight, drawn three, and lost only two of their 13 home games, giving them the league’s third-best home record. They have 47 goals while only allowing 18 goals. Dries Mertens and Victor Osimhen have combined for seven goals for Napoli, while Lorenzo Insigne has six. Lorenzo Insigne, Andre Zambo Anguissa, Piotr Zielinski, Hirving Lozano, Axel Tuanzebe, Stanislav Lobotka, and Matteo Politano are among the players that have been injured.
Milan has dropped four points in their last two Serie A games, drawing with Salernitana and Udinese respectively. They are now in first place in Serie A, with 17 wins, six draws, and four losses. They have a two-point advantage over Inter and are on level terms of Napoli. They are the league’s best away team, with nine wins, three draws, and one loss on the road. They have 53 goals scored and 29 goals surrendered this season. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, a Swedish superstar, and Rafael Leao, a young Portuguese prodigy, are Milan’s top goal scorers, each with eight goals. Milan’s injury list includes just one player in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, while Ismael Bennacer is suspended.