Coppa Italia: Napoli vs Inter game preview, stat and predictions

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05 March 2020 live

20:45 UTC

Coppa Italia

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Napoli vs Inter Milan – (Coppa Italia) Match Preview, Prediction, Kick-off Time & More.

On Saturday (12th of June, 2020), Inter Milan will visit Napoli at the Estadio San Paolo, Naples for the second leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final clash. The game comes 84 days behind its original scheduled date due to the word-wide outbreak of COVID-19 (Corona Virus).

The reverse fixture which took place at San Siro ended in a victory (0-1) for the Neapolitans. Spanish Playmaker, Fabian Ruiz scored the only goal of the contest and allowed Napoli to take a slender lead into this weekend’s return leg.

Danish skipper Christian Eriksen has settled into life at Inter and is expected to play behind the strikers as Manager Antonio Conte looks set to use a 3-4-1-2 having tried it out in training. Lautaro Martinez has been heavily linked with an exit but will start from the get go alongside Romelu Lukaku upfront. Diego Godin is also expected to replace Andrea Bastoni at the back.

Napoli, however will be without Kostas Manolas who is injured for this return leg. Gennaro Gattuso is rumored to have decided on his starting eleven and Lorenzo Insigne should come into the side in place of Elmas on the left wing. It is expected that the 4-3-3 formation will be retained. Diego Demme is also battling Allan for the right to play as the midfield pivot.

The reverse fixture saw Inter take a 54% ball possession while Napoli had 46%. There was a total of 18 shots taken in that game; 13 for Inter while Napoli had 5. Only 7 shots were on target for Inter while 3 were on target for Napoli. Inter completed 88% of all attempted passes while Napoli completed 85%. Inter had the higher number of tackles; 14 while Napoli had only 13. On the number of dribbles completed, Napoli had 8 while Inter had 6.

Due to the current health concerns this match will be played without spectators with a maximum number of 300 people to be allowed in the stadium. This includes, staff, players and match officials. In other related news; the Serie-A season will continue on the 20th of this month.

A 2-1 victory for Napoli is predicted at full-time.

Match Day: Semi-Finals (2nd Leg)

Venue: Estadio San Paolo, Naples.

Date: 13th of June, 2020.

Kick-off: 20:45 (Local Time).

Competition: Coppa Italia.

 

What time is kick off?
The match begins at 20:45.

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