This Saturday, Napoli receives Inter during the return semi-finals of the Italian Cup. Both teams want to reach the final.
SSC Napoli vs Inter Free Betting Tips
Napoli made a very good operation in the first leg by winning in the lair of Inter (0-1). Looking at the post match statistics, the victory seems rather happy. In the previous rounds, the team first beat Perugia (2-0) before creating a little surprise by coming to the end, at home, of the defending champion Lazio Rome (1-0). After a very busy first part of the season, Lorenzo Insigne’s partners looked up and are now ranked 6th in Serie A. Much more consistent, they have lost only one of their last 9 games played all competitions combined, for 7 victories and 1 draw. After standing up at home to Barça in the Champions League (1-1), Napoli won against Torino in the league for their last match before the cut in 2019/2020 (2-1) .
Despite the support of his tifosi, Inter lost to Napoli on the first leg (0-1) and will have to fight this Saturday to reverse the trend in this semi-final of the Italian Cup. In the previous rounds, the team dominated, ahead of their tifosi, Cagliari (4-1) and Fiorentina (2-1). 3rd in Serie A, the Nerazzurri concede today 1 match and 9 points behind the leader, Juventus. In the last 2 days, they have almost destroyed their last hopes for Scudetto by losing in the lair of Lazio Rome (2-1) and against Inter (2-0). These 2 losses follow a very positive dynamic of 16 games without defeat in the league. In the Europa League, Inter logically excluded the Bulgarians from Ludogorets in the round of 16 (wins 0-2 away and 2-1 at home).
The staff for SSC Napoli vs Inter
For Napoli, goalkeeper # 1 Meret and defender Koulibaly are stranded in the hospital wing with the French side usually replacing Malcuit. The only scorer in the first leg, the excellent Spanish midfielder Fabian Ruiz is available as is pocket winger Lorenzo Insigne.
Inter’s coach records the losses of the potential midfielder Sensi and winter rookie Moses. To reverse the trend in this quarter-final of the Italian Cup, the attackers Lautaro and Lukaku, who have shown great complementarity throughout the season, should logically be associated.
The compositions for SSC Napoli vs Inter
The likely composition of Napoli:
Ospina – Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Maksimovic, Mario Rui – Lobotka, Fabian Ruiz, Zielinski – Politano, Milik, Insigne.
Absent: Meret, Koulibaly, Malcuit (injured).
The planned tactical arrangement (4-3-3):
Di Lorenzo – Manolas – Maksimovic – Mario Rui
Lobotka – Fabian Ruiz – Zielinski
Politano – Milik – Badge
The likely composition of Inter:
Handanovic – Skriniar, de Vrij, Bastoni – Candreva, Vecino, Brozovic, Barella, Young – Lautaro, Lukaku.
Absent: Sensi, Moses (injured).
The planned tactical arrangement (3-5-2):
Skriniar – de Vrij – Bastoni
Candreva – Vecino – Brozovic – Barella – Young
Lautaro – Lukaku
The history of confrontations SSC Napoli vs Inter
In the last 10 confrontations, Napoli has won 4 times, for 4 losses and 2 draws.
In the league, Inter won in Napoli last January (1-3).
Napoli played its last match on February 29, Inter on March 8.
This meeting will take place behind closed doors.
Key points for the match SSC Napoli vs Inter
– Napoli has not won the Italian Cup since 2014 while Inter’s last success dates back to 2011.
– Napoli has not lost any of its last 5 games played in all competitions (4 wins and 1 draw).
– Napoli must fight to win a continental qualification via the championship while Inter seems well established in the Top 4.
SSC Napoli vs Inter Free Betting Tips
Much more to his advantage before the end of the season, Napoli can confirm his good result of the first leg by avoiding defeat on Saturday and thus spinning into the final.
Betting Tips: Napoli or draw