Lazio need to dig deep to turn their slow start around as they travel to Campania to face defending champions Napoli.
Kick-Off Time, Location & How to Watch
The match between Napoli and Lazio kicks off at 20:45 local time on Saturday 2nd September at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in Naples.
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Napoli vs Lazio: Recent History
Rudi Garcia’s Napoli have started the season in strong fashion, securing wins over Frosinone 3-1 and Sassuolo 2-0, and they are keen to maintain that momentum before the title race starts to take shape.
Lazio’s season has started in miserable fashion. Maurizio Sarri’s side lost their opener to Lecce 2-1 before falling to Genoa 1-0 in their second outing, leaving them at the bottom of the league table.
Last season, Napoli secured a 2-1 win in Rome before suffering a 1-0 loss to Lazio in Campania.
Napoli vs Lazio: Team News
Pierluigi Gollini is in doubt for Napoli due to a hand injury, but the rest of Garcia’s squad is fully fit and ready for the match.
Lazio have three players in doubt – Elseid Hysaj, Matias Vecino and Pedro. All three could appear on the bench but seem unlikely to start against the Scudetto holders.
Expected Starting Lineups
Napoli (4-3-3): Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Juan Jesus, Mario Rui; Zielinski, Lobotka, Anguissa; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia.
Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Marusic, Casale, Romagnoli, Hysaj; Vecino (Kamada), Cataldi, Luis Alberto; Felipe Anderson, Immobile, Zaccagni.