Our prediction for this Serie A match:
Buoyed by a hard-fought 1-0 win over Torino, Napoli will be aiming to cement third place in the standings when they host Genoa to their Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. Poland international Piotr Zielinski is pushing for a start, while there are no fresh selection worries in the home team. Nigeria international Victor Osimhen is widely expected to lead the line for Luciano Spalletti’s side.
The Rossoblu, on the other hand, recorded a very important 2-1 win over Juventus at the weekend to keep their survival hopes alive. Genoa, though, are not regarded as good travelers, which is probably the main reason why we are going to bet on the Neapolitans this time out. Iceland forward Albert Gudmundsson is pushing for recall, while trio Vanheusden – Piccoli – Sturaro remains in the recovery room. In their last meeting at the venue Napoli crushed Genoa 6-0.
Highlighted Player (Lorenzo Insigne):
Born in Frattamaggiore, Naples on June 4, 1991, Lorenzo Insigne is an Italian footballer who plays for his hometown club Napoli in the Serie A. Insigne is a product of Olimpia Sant’Arpino football school, but he joined the Partenopei at the age of 15.
The diminutive attacker scored his first ever goal in the Italian top flight on September 16, 2012 in a 3-1 win over Parma. Insigne, who played for the likes of Cavese, Foggia and Pescara on loan before returning to Naples, made his debut with the Italian national team on September 11, 2012 in the World Cup qualifier against Malta.
The Napoli forward scored his first ever goal for the Azzurri in a friendly against Argentina on August 14, 2013. His main position is left winger, but he is used as a second striker as well. Lorenzo Insigne has a contract with Napoli until June 30, 2022.
Highlighted Team (Genoa):
Genoa Football Club is an Italian football club founded in 1893 and is the oldest Italian football club in the nation. The club plays its home games in the Stadio Luigi Ferraris which holds a capacity of 41 000 seats. Genoa FC shares the stadium with their rival UC Sampdoria. The club colors of Genoa are Red and Blue. Genoa FC is also known as Grifoni.
Genoa FC has a very rich football history. The club won the Serie A in 1898, 1899, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1915, 1923 and 1924.Since 1924 the club didn’t won any major prizes. Like almost every football club in Italy the Genoa FC history has it’s black pages as well. Important players in the history of Genoa FC are: Gilardino, Toni and Hernan Crespo.