The Napoli squad emerged victorious in their Match Day 24 Serie A clash against Empoli. A._Ismajli opened the scoring for Napoli at the 17th minute and V._Osimhen doubled their lead 11 minutes later, sealing a 0:2 win for the visitors. The victory was a testament to Napoli’s superior performance on the pitch, as they ran away with all three points from this match.
Guglielmo Vicario (rating 7)
Alex Meret (rating 7.2)
F. Caputo (R. Piccoli, 57)
M. Olivera (H. Lozano, 70)
In today’s match between Empoli and Napoli, it was clear that Napoli had the edge in ball possession with 54%, while Empoli held 46%. Although Empoli made 9 shots on target, only 2 of them made it to goal, while Napoli had 18 shots on target with 5 making it to goal. The most active player in terms of the number of shots was Liam Henderson from Empoli and Victor Osimhen from Napoli had the most hits on goal. In the end, it was a strong showing by both teams but ultimately, Napoli had the advantage.
Ardian Ismajli of Empoli had a pass accuracy of 89% while attempting 49 passes. Mário Rui of Napoli had a pass accuracy of 88%, completing 69 passes. Martín Satriano from Empoli made three key passes, and Piotr Zieliński from Napoli made four key passes. Both teams displayed impressive passing abilities during the match, with Ismajli and Rui leading their respective sides in terms of accuracy. However, Satriano and Zieliński were the creative outlets for their teams, making crucial key passes that helped their team to victory.
The number of interceptions in the Empoli vs Napoli match was quite close, with Empoli having 5 and Napoli having 7. Ardian Ismajli led the way for Empoli with 2 interceptions while Frank Anguissa had the most for Napoli with 3. On the other hand, Amir Rrahmani had 1 interception for Napoli while Ardian Ismajli again led the way for Empoli with 2. It will be interesting to see how these two teams fare when they meet again in their next match up.
Fabiano Parisi and Hirving Lozano are the leaders in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Fabiano Parisi is the leader of Empoli with 12 instances, while Hirving Lozano leads Napoli with 8. Both players have shown impressive displays of strength on the pitch and their willingness to fight for possession has been a key factor in their team’s success.
- L. Henderson (Empoli) at 25 minute
- A. Grassi (Empoli) at 62 minute
- H. Lozano (Napoli) at 63 minute
- M. Rui (Napoli) at 67 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Empoli – LDDLD
- Napoli – WWWWW
Top 5 Serie A scorers:
- Victor Osimhen (19, Napoli)
- Lautaro Martínez (13, Inter)
- Ademola Lookman (12, Atalanta)
- Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (10, Napoli)
- MBala Nzola (9, Spezia)
- Empoli will play with Monza. March 04 at 14:00 (UTC), on U-Power Stadium.
- Napoli will play with Lazio. March 03 at 19:45 (UTC), on Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.