Genoa vs Napoli prediction: Genoa received a heavy defeat when they came to Inter Milan in the 1st round. Certainly, when returning to Luigi Ferraris’ home ground in the 2nd round, Genoa’s goal was nothing but 3 points. But the opponent they have to face is a Napoli that is not easy to play.
- Match date: 06:45 p.m – 2021/08/29
- Event: Serie A
- Stage: Matchday 2nd
- Location: Allianz Stadium
GENOA VS NAPOLI PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Napoli is being appreciated more even though they have to play away in the next match. A match that promises to be difficult for Genoa.
Genoa’s form in the last 5 matches: W W L W L
Genoa has made relatively good preparations for this year’s Serie A season. With 2 friendlies played, the result that Genoa earned was a win and a defeat. Entering the Coppa Italia arena, Genoa had a victory over the lower division Perugia. Welcoming the opponent at home, Monster Lion won 3-2. However, this preparation could not help them create a surprise in the first round.
Marching to the Giuseppe Meazza stadium of defending champion Inter Milan, Genoa did not have a clear opportunity. In contrast, coach Davide Ballardini’s army had to receive a heavy defeat 0-4. Returning to Luigi Ferraris’ home ground in round 2, Genoa was determined to win. However, it should be remembered that Genoa’s home win rate last season was only 26.3%.
Napoli’s form in the last 5 matches: W W W W W
Napoli is not afraid to come as a guest of Genoa in the next 2nd round. In their opening match, Napoli played at home Diego Armando Maradona to welcome rookie Venezia. It was not difficult for the home team to earn 3 points with a 2-0 victory.
That victory is extending Napoli’s consecutive winning streak to 7. Besides, this team is on a 17-match unbeaten streak. With that stability, Luciano Spalletti and his students have a basis to aim for victory in the second round. Looking at last season, Napoli’s away winning rate was 63.2%.
Select: Napoli FT.
Napoli is a team that has more support from the past than Genoa. Specifically, in the past 44 confrontations, they defeated the opponent by 20 matches. In the opposite direction, Genoa owns less than half of Napoli with 9 victories. However, there were 15 matches where the two teams played undefeated.
Considering the last 5 confrontations alone, Genoa still has to receive sad results. They have to receive 2 losses and 2 draws. In contrast, the recent match, fortunately, smiled for Genoa when they won 2-1 at home.
Select: Napoli FT.
In the last 5 matches, Genoa is facing a situation of attacking as a defender. The team’s attack has 10 goals. According to this result, the respective scoring efficiency is 2 goals/match. For the defense, certainty is something they cannot do. Notably, 10 is also the number of goals that Genoa has to receive back.
Napoli has had an excellent squad in the last 5 outings. The total number of goals that the attack brought back is 13, corresponding to 2.6 goals/match. In addition, the defense kept a clean sheet in 3 matches and conceded only 2 goals.
With Over/Under 3.0, Genoa’s last 5 matches have won 4 Over times, corresponding to a rate of 80%. On the side of Napoli, Over won once in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Under 3 FT.
Genoa vs Napoli Prediction: Genoa 0-2 Napoli FT (0-1 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 2nd match of Serie A between Genoa vs Napoli on 2021/08/29 of the CMD368 bookie.