Napoli – Frosinone SOCCER PICKS
Napoli and Frosinone meet at Stadio San Paolo, in a match for the 15th round of Serie A. There is only record of 2 recent direct matches between these two teams: on 05-14-2016, which ended with Napoli’s victory (4-0), and on 10-01-2016, which ended with Napoli’s victory by (1-5).
After 10 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, the home team is currently in the 2 nd position, with 32 points won. In their last match, they won in an away match against Atalanta by (1-2), after in the previous match they tied (0-0) at home, in a match against Chievo. In the last 7 home league matches Napoli has a record of 5 wins and 2 draws, so they have won 17 points out of 21 possible.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 7 home matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 14 matches played in this competition, they got the comeback in 3 of the 5 matches in which they suffered the first goal. In the last 11 home matches for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: they scored 7 of their 20 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘); He suffered 3 of his 6 goals between the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
The Napoli enters into this motivated encounter, after a triumph outsider, by 1-2, in the displacement to the terrain of the Atalanta: Fabián Ruiz and Milik marked the goals of the victory. The local team usually acts in a 4-4-2, favoring a faster style of play, with the three most advanced pieces being Mertens and Insigne. The responsible for defining and leading the offensive attacks of his team is the Slovak Hamsik. Everything indicates that the coach of Naples will not be able to count on Chiriches and Simone Verdi, for being injured.
After 1 win, 5 draws and 8 losses, the away team is currently in the 19th position, with 8 points won. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Internazionale, by (3-0). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Cagliari, by (1-1). For the league, Frosinone won 4 points out of 21 possible points, after 1 win, 1 draw and 5 losses in the last 7 home matches. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores a few times first: it only opened the scoring in 3 of its last 14 games for Serie A, of these 3 it reached the halftime advantage in 2 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 1. In 14 matches in this tournament, suffered the first goal 9 times and never got the comeback.
The Frosinone enters this day after a draw at home, a ball, at the reception to Cagliari. The visiting club usually acts in a tactical system in 5-2-3, privileging a more offensive style of play, attacking through the side runners. Frosinone is a team that likes to play in their own midfield, with the aim of trying to surprise their opponent through the counterattack. When it invests in the offensive process, it usually does so through the right flank, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by the Italian Zampano. For this game the technician Moreno Longo will not be able to count on Hallfredsson, Mirko Gori, Dionisi and Paganini, to be injured.