Napoli to Take on Empoli in Serie A Clash on February 25

On February 25 at 17:00 (UTC) Empoli and Napoli will face off in Serie A. Empoli is currently sitting in 12th place while Napoli is in 1st. Tommaso Baldanzi has been a star for Empoli this season, scoring 4 goals so far. Victor Osimhen has been the standout player for Napoli, having scored 18 goals this season. This matchup is sure to be an exciting one, with both teams looking to make a statement on the pitch. Who will come out on top? Tune in to find out!

This season, Empoli has had a mixed bag of results at home and away. At home, they have won four games, drawn four, and lost three. Their biggest win was a 2-0 scoreline, while their biggest loss was a 1-3 scoreline. Away from home, Empoli has had a more successful season, winning one game and drawing one, with their biggest loss coming in a 4-0 defeat. Meanwhile, Napoli have had a strong away record this season, winning ten games, drawing one and losing just one.

The key statistics of the players of both teams this season:

  • Assists: Răzvan Marin (Empoli) — 2 assists, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (Napoli) — 9 assists.
  • Goalkeepers saves: Guglielmo Vicario (Empoli) — 70, Alex Meret (Napoli) — 46
  • Tackles: Fabiano Parisi (Empoli) — 22, Frank Anguissa (Napoli) — 22.
  • Most encounters won: Fabiano Parisi (Empoli) — 123, Frank Anguissa (Napoli) — 116.
  • Yellow cards: Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro (Empoli) — 7, F. Ceccherini (Napoli) — 7.
  • Red cards: Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro (Empoli) — 2, F. Ceccherini (Napoli) — 1.

Top 5 scorers this season:

  1. Victor Osimhen (18, Napoli)
  2. Lautaro Martínez (13, Inter)
  3. Ademola Lookman (12, Atalanta)
  4. Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (10, Napoli)
  5. MBala Nzola (9, Spezia)

Team statistics:

This season, Empoli has experienced an unfortunate amount of games without scoring a goal, totaling 7 matches. On the other hand, Napoli has only conceded in 11 matches, showing an impressive defensive line. Napoli has also demonstrated their dominance with a 5-1 winning score gap in the home game and a 2-5 score gap in the away game. As for losses, the biggest at home is 0, while the biggest away is 1-0. This shows that Napoli is a formidable opponent, both at home and away.

The five previous matches played by the teams:

  • Empoli — DDLDW
  • Napoli — WWWWW

The last five games for Empoli have been a mixed bag, with two draws, two losses, and one win. In stark contrast, Napoli have been on a hot streak, with five consecutive wins in their last five games. This illustrates the difference in form between the two sides, with Napoli flying high and Empoli struggling to pick up points.

This season Empoli has played without scoring a goal 7 times.

Napoli did not conceded in 11 match of the season.

According to home statistics this season, Empoli scores more goals and concedes more in the following intervals:

Intervals Goal Scored, % Goals conceded, %
0-15 9.09% 13.79%
16-30 13.64% 6.90%
31-45 13.64% 17.24%
46-60 13.64% 10.34%
61-75 22.73% 17.24%
76-90 13.64% 24.14%
91-105 13.64% 10.34%

Napoli has the following time frames of scoring and conceding goals:

Intervals Goal Scored, % Goals conceded, %
0-15 10.71% 6.67%
16-30 12.50% 13.33%
31-45 17.86% 26.67%
46-60 17.86% 26.67%
61-75 17.86% 13.33%
76-90 17.86% 13.33%
91-105 5.36% 0%

Head-to-head stats:

Teams Games Win Draws Losses
Empoli 3 1 1 0 0 0 1
Napoli 1 0 0 0 1 1

Probabilities before the match:

Empoli Napoli
34.0% Winning the game 66.2%
33% Attack potential 67%
13% Potential in defense 88%
60% Strength against each other 40%
50% Goal Potential 50%

Summary: the probability of Napoli winning – 45%, draw – 45%, loss – 10%. Thus Empoli, most likely, loss (loss or draw)

Goal Forecast:Empoli, is likely to score 2 goals, Napoli is likely to score no more than 4.

The bookmaker odds for this match:

Home win Draw Away win

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The match between the teams Empoli and Napoli will take place on February 25 at 17:00 (UTC) at the stadium Stadio Carlo Castellani.

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