Sassuolo will be welcoming Napoli for the Serie A fixture at Stadio Citta del Tricolore on Wednesday at 11:00 PM IST. The hosts have acquired the eighth spot with 35 points while the visitors have occupied the sixth position with 43 points.
Sassuolo played 23 games out of which they won 14 games, lost eight fixtures and had a draw once while Napoli also played as many games, they were victorious on nine occasions, lost six games and drew in eight fixtures.
Sassuolo finds themselves in the top 10 of the Serie A standings and has largely managed to exceed expectations this season. The home team will be entering into this game on the back of a 1-1 draw against Bologna last week.
On the other hand, Napoli is currently at the sixth spot and will be aiming to break into the top four of the points table in the coming weeks. The away team beat Benevento in a 2-0 victory in their previous game and will be heading into Wednesday’s game on a higher note.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Napoli completely has the upper hand as they beat Sassuolo on nine occasions and lost to them only twice while five games ended in a draw. In the last encounter between the two teams, Sassuolo came out victorious as they beat Napoli by a scoreline of 2-0 last year in November.
Filippo Romagna and Mehdi Bourabia are currently injured and won’t feature in the upcoming game. Jeremie Boga also picked up an injury and won’t be risked this week.
Dries Mertens, Diego Demme, Kostas Manolas, Andrea Petagna, Elseid Hysaj, and Victor Osimhen won’t feature in this game. Kalidou Kouliably is suspended for this fixture.