Lazio coach Maurizio Sarri has a disappointing record against Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti, only ever winning once before.
As collected by stats provider Transfermarkt, the 62-year-old Italian coach has faced off against Spalletti five times in the past; he won one of those games, drawing two and losing the other two, averaging 1.00 point per encounter.
The following campaign the Lazio coach’s Napoli lost 3-1 at home to Spalletti’s Roma, but they responded well in the away match, winning 2-1 in the Stadio Olimpico.
The 2017/18 season was less electric; Sarri’s Napoli drew 0-0 with Spalletti’s Inter in both of their meetings, which were the last times that the pair faced off against each other.
Spalletti’s Napoli currently sit top of the league table this campaign, but their recent loss to Simone Inzaghi’s Inter proves that they can be beaten.