Second placed Napoli will have seen Inter return to form on Friday night and know they need to get a victory here to go back top. They are eight unbeaten in Serie A with victories from five of these. Each of their last three games and four of their last five have seen both teams score. Lorenzo Insigne is in good goalscoring form have bagged three from their last five domestic matches.
At home, they last played against Inter in a game that finished 1-1 with Inzigne giving them the lead before Edin Dzeko levelled things. They won the two prior but lost the three that came before then. Just one of their last five at this ground have gone over 2.5 goals with three ending 1-0. Insigne has two in his last two here both coming from the penalty spot.
AC Milan are unbeaten in their last five Serie A games although three of these have finished all-square. Milan sit third in the table level on points with their opponents here and a victory would move them top over city rivals Inter. In each of their last two and three of their last four both teams have scored. Rafael Leao has two goals from his last three appearances.
Away from home, they are unbeaten in their last six with three victories and three draws from these six. You have to go back to December 2019 for the last time that Milan failed to net in an away league game. You get goals in a Milan road game with ten of the last 11 going over 2.5 goals and the one that did not still produced two goals. Full-back Theo Hernandez excels on his travels grabbing four from his last four.
Napoli vs AC Milan Match Stats
Ten of the last 12 Ac Milan games on the road have seen both teams find the back of the net. Four of the last five Napoli matches at all grounds have seen both score. The obvious bet is to take both teams to fire at least once here.
Mario Rui has already seven bookings to his name this campaign for Napoli including four in his last ten appearances. This game is a huge one at the top of the table as both sides look to go top. This could lead to a physical tense encounter and as such Rui looks one of the key figures to be carded.
29 January 2019 – AC Milan 2-0 Napoli – Coppa Italia
Napoli won the reverse fixture back on December 19th when a fifth minute Eljif Elams goal proved to be the difference. It continues an interesting trend that means the team hosting have failed to win any of the last five meetings. Zlatan Ibrahimovic grabbed a brace on his last appearance in Napoli.