Napoli and Lazio measure forces at Stadio San Paolo, in a match for this phase of the Coppa Italia (Quarter-finals). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 3 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in the last 6 games. In fact, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 20-01-2019, in a match for Serie A that ended Napoli’s victory by (2-1). The goals of the match were scored by José Callejón (34 ‘) and A. Milik (37’), for Napoli, and C. Immobile (65 ‘), for Lazio.
The home team arrives at this stage of Coppa Italia (Quarter-finals) after having eliminated Perugia, after a home victory by (2-0) in the previous tie. The team arrives at this match after a home defeat with Fiorentina by (0-2). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Napoli won 3, drew 3 and lost 4. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only got 1 comeback. In the last 16 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 7 of his 20 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
Napoli does not arrive motivated to this match, after adding one more defeat, this time against Fiorentina, 0-2, in a game for the Italian league. To reach this stage of the Italian Cup, the home team beat Perugia 2-0. In this match against Lazio, coach Gennaro Gattuso should favor the maintenance of the possession of the ball and the attacks organized by the flanks. The most advanced player, Milik, is Napoli’s top scorer, with 10 goals scored. Midfielder Fabián Ruiz is a key player in this team: he is one of the athletes with the most minutes of play. Out of this game are Meret, Mertens, Maksimovic, Koulibaly, Malcuit and Ghoulam, all recovering from injury.
The visiting team reaches this stage of Coppa Italia (Quarter-finals) after having eliminated Cremonese, with a victory by (4-0) at home in the previous tie. The team arrives at this match after a home victory with Sampdoria by (5‑1). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Lazio won 6, drew 1 and lost 3. Their attack has scored regularly, as they scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times, but got the comeback in 3.
Lazio comes to this game with a great victory, 5-1, against Sampdoria, thus adding the sixth consecutive victory in official matches: the team’s goals were signed by Felipe Caicedo, Ciro Immobile (3) and Bastos. In the last match for the Italian Cup, the visitors won the Cremonese 4-0. In this match against Napoli, coach Simone Inzaghi must prioritize the organization of his block and counterattacks, especially through the flanks. At the individual level, we highlight Ciro Immoblie, a player who scored 26 goals in 25 games. Outside this game are Marusic, Vavro and Lukaku, all with physical problems.