Serie A: Can Napoli Continue the Perfect Start?
Napoli is off to a perfect start this season, winning their first 7 matches and looking to extend their lead. Find out what is in store as they face Torino this Sunday.
Napoli to Keep League Title Dreams Alive
After racking all 21 points in their last seven league games, Napoli is looking confident and ready to play Torino this weekend. Both teams have played each other 22 times. Napoli won 12, lost four, while the remaining six past meetings ended in a draw.
Torino started the league with a rocky start, winning only two games and currently at 11th position. Nevertheless, this will not necessarily be an easy task for Napoli. But with their prominent sticker Victor Osimhen banging seven goals so far, he’ll surely be a treat to look out for.
Napoli vs Torino — Injury, Suspension and Transfer Report
Although there is no new injury update concerning both teams, fatigue will likely set in with the international break seeing players represent their countries. Napoli is still without Adam Ounas and Stanislav Lobotka, both suffering from a thigh injury. Torino may also miss Marko Pjaca, Andrea Belotti and Dennis Praet following some minor injuries.
Lorenzo Insigne Deal Saga Continues
Napoli’s captain, Insigne, has rejected the latest offer for a contract extension from his team. If the club and player fail to reach an agreement, Insigne will become a free agent at the end of the season. Manchester United and AC Milan are already looking ready to pounce. But can this be a distraction for the team and player?
Problems at Torino — Davide Vagnati and Ivan Juric
Like Napoli, Torino isn’t without its problems. There are reports of unsolved issues between the new coach, Juric, and sporting director, Vagnati. Torino arrived for the derby against Juve on a 4-game unbeaten run. However, they suffered a 1-0 defeat at home from the hands of the Old Lady. The team will undoubtedly want to prove themselves in the match against Napoli.
Juventus vs Roma — Battle for Glory
Juventus will be taking on Roma at home on Sunday as they fight to get back to the top of the table. Following Ronaldo’s exit from the team, Juve had a poor start to the season, not recording a win in four games. However, the Old Lady seems to be getting back on track, winning their last 3 league matches.
The game against Roma will be an interesting one. With Jose Mourinho keen to fight for the Serie A title as Roma Manager, Juve has work cut out for them. Roma is 4th on the table and on an unbeaten run this season.
Both teams have played against each other 50 times so far, with Juve winning 26, losing 11 and 13 matches ending in a draw. Their last outing against each other in the league ended with Juve winning 2-0. This weekend will see both teams battle it out to join the title race.
Juve vs Roma — Injury and Team Report
Despite the rocky start, Juve has been on a persistent run of goals, scoring 11 goals in the league and conceding 10. Roma, on the other hand, has netted 16 goals and conceded 8. Both teams have some current injury crisis. Mourinho’s side will miss Tammy Abraham following an injury during the international break.
With Dybala and Morata absent in the last few games, both players are set to return for the Roma encounter this weekend. Remember, you can take advantage of the best odds on all Serie A games at Casumo.
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