Monza vs Napoli Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 07/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Serie A tie between Monza and Napoli taking place on Sunday, April 7th 2024.

 
6:00am on Sunday 7th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

The upcoming Serie A clash between Monza and Napoli on April 7, 2024, at the U-Power Stadium, promises to be an enthralling encounter, as both teams aim to secure a victory to bolster their positions in the league.

This match preview analyses both teams' current form, team news, key players, and offers a scoreline prediction.

Current Form

Napoli's Current Form

Napoli, the reigning champions, find themselves in a challenging position as they strive to make the most of a turbulent season.

Under the guidance of interim manager Francesco Calzona, Napoli showed signs of stability with a six-match unbeaten streak, which was halted by a 3-0 defeat against Atalanta.

This loss underlines their struggle to maintain consistency, leaving them eighth in the standings with 45 points from 30 games.

Monza's Current Form

Monza, on the other hand, has impressed in their Serie A campaign, currently occupying the 11th spot.

Despite a recent setback against Torino, Raffaele Palladino’s side has won four of their last six matches, showcasing their potential to finish in the top half of the league.

Team News

Napoli Team News

Napoli sees the return of forwards Cyril Ngonge and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia to full training, boosting their attacking options. However, their involvement in the starting lineup remains uncertain.

Napoli's interim manager has a full squad at his disposal, allowing for possible adjustments following their previous defeat.

Monza Team News

Monza will be without captain Matteo Pessina due to suspension.

They also face several injury concerns, with Gianluca Caprari and Samuele Vignato sidelined, and Danilo D'Ambrosio doubtful for the match.

Key Players

Napoli's Key Players

For Napoli, the focus will be on Victor Osimhen and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, both of whom have been pivotal in Napoli's attack this season.

Osimhen, in particular, will be keen to end his goal drought and lead his team to victory.

25 yrs - S (C) - Napoli
83 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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1426
Played matches
18
11
3
Shots P90
3.85
Shots On target P90
1.64
Successful passing %
68%
Final third passes P90
5.49

Monza's Key Player

Monza's hopes may rest on goalkeeper Michele Di Gregorio, whose impressive save percentage ranks him second among Serie A goalkeepers who have started at least 20 matches.

26 yrs - GK - Monza
90 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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2334
Played matches
27
0
0
Shots P90
0.00
Shots On target P90
0.00
Successful passing %
74%
Final third passes P90
3.24

His performance could be key to Monza securing a positive result.

Scoreline Prediction

Given the mixed form and the closely contested nature of their previous encounters, a tightly-fought match is anticipated.

A 1-1 draw seems a likely outcome, with both teams eager to claim crucial points but finding it difficult to outdo the other.

For all of the analysis of Monza vs Napoli as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

FAQ

What time does the Monza vs Napoli match start? The match is scheduled for April 7, 2024, at 2 pm UK time.

Where is the match being played? The match will take place at U-Power Stadium, Monza.

What are the key player injuries for both teams? Napoli's Khvicha Kvaratskhelia returns from injury, while Monza will miss Matteo Pessina due to suspension and has several players injured.

What's at stake for Napoli and Monza in this match? Both teams aim to secure a victory to improve their standings in Serie A, with Napoli seeking to salvage their season and Monza looking to secure a top-half finish.

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