The Super Big Match duel involves two top-flight Italian Serie A teams who coincidentally sit side by side in the top 3 of the standings to decorate the 18th matchdays on this week’s midnight. Inter Milan versus Napoli, their match will be full of prestige and the target of three points for both teams to sit in 2nd and 3rd position. Although the gap between these two is quite far, this fight is still very interesting to witness. Their match itself will take place on next Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Stadio Sasiro, Milano.
As the host, Inter Milan will certainly shift their focus to the Italian Serie A stage, after being eliminated earlier than the European Champions League this season. Moreover, the fact is that the Nerazzurri are currently in 3rd place in the standings, with 8 points behind Napoli who are in 2nd place, and on the one hand Luciano Spalletti’s squad is also just 5 points ahead of Lazio. In fact, Inter Milan had recorded a series of good results in the first 10 weeks. But lately, a number of disappointing results were obtained by Inter Milan, even in their last five parties in all competitions, Inter only packed one victory.
Meanwhile, Carlo Ancelotti’s landing squad also suffered a similar fate, where they also failed to advance to the knockout round of the European Champions League after a 0-1 defeat to Liverpool in the final party. In the 2nd place in the standings, the Partneopei are 8 points behind Juventus who sit on the throne.
Head to head Matches – Inter Milan vs. Napoli:
Mar 12, 2018; Inter Milan 0 – 0 Napoli
Oct 22, 2017; Napoli 0 – 0 Inter Milan
May 01, 2017; Inter Milan 0-1 Napoli
Dec 03 2016; Napoli 3 – 0 Inter Milan
Apr 17, 2016; Inter Milan 2-0 Napoli
Inter Milan’s Last 5 Matches:
Dec. 16 2018; Inter Milan 1 – 0 Udinese
Dec 12 2018; Inter Milan 1 – 1 PSV Eindhoven
Dec 08 2018; Juventus 1 – 0 Inter Milan
03 Dec 2018; Roma 2-2 Inter Milan
29 Nov 2018; Tottenham 1 – 0 Inter Milan
Napoli’s Last 5 Matches:
Dec 17 2018; Cagliari 0-1 Napoli
Dec 12 2018; Liverpool 1 – 0 Napoli
Dec 08 2018; Napoli 4 – 0 Frosinone
Dec 04 2018; Atalanta 1 – 2 Napoli
29 Nov 2018; Napoli 3 – 1 Red Star
Inter Milan: Handanovic, Vrsaljko, de Vrij, Skriniar, Asamoah, Mario, Brozovic, Valero, Politano, Icardi, Keita.
Napoli: Ospina, Malcuit, Maksimovic, Koulibaly, Ghoulam, Allan, Diawara, Ounas, Ruiz Pena, Zielinski, Owned.