Napoli and Salzburg measure forces at Stadio San Paolo, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins and 1 loss in the last 3 games. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since Napoli has considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
After 2 wins and 1 draw, the home team is currently in 1st position, with 7 points won. In the last match, he won by (2‑3) away against Salzburg, after in the previous match, having drawn (0‑0) away with Genk. This is a team that curiously conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 30 goals scored and 20 suffered; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in his stadium, with 27 goals scored and 19 suffered. In the last game he played, for Serie A, he lost with Roma away by (2‑1). In its last 10 home games Napoli records 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 8 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 3 of his 8 goals between minutes (46′ ‑ 60 ‘).
Napoli comes to this match with little motivation, after a 2-1 defeat against Roma, adding their third consecutive game without tasting the taste of victory: the team’s only goal was scored by Milik. It should be noted that the home team won 2 of the 3 matches of this group stage of the Champions League. Usually, coach Carlo Ancelotti plays 4-4-2, benefiting ball possession and positional attacks, especially across the flanks. Keep in mind that Dries Mertens is the great star of the Italian team, with 7 goals. Out of this game are Ghoulam, Malcuit and Allan, all injured.
After 1 win and 2 losses, the visiting team is currently in 3rd position, with 3 points won. In the last match, they lost (2‑3) at home against Napoli, after in the previous match, they lost (4‑3) to Liverpool. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a win out with Mattersburg by (0‑3). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Salzburg won 7, drew 2 and lost 1. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but his attack has marked with regularly, since he scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. In 12 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
RB Salzburg comes for this match after a 0-3 victory against Mattersburg, adding the third consecutive victory in several competitions. Keep in mind that visitors have lost the last two games of the Champions League group stage. In this away game, coach Jesse Marsch must keep the team 4-4-2, with Patson Daka and Erling Haaland as the team’s most offensive references: the last athlete mentioned is the best gunner, with 22 goals scored . For this match, the coach cannot count on Farkas, Stankovic, Bernede and Walke and Prevljak, all injured.