Napoli vs Torino : Race for the final Champions League place in Italy’s top-flight appears more interesting than the title race, with almost five teams fighting for the final spot. AC Milan’s win against Atalanta opened up an eight-point gap between themselves and Torino – with manager Walter Mazzarri knowing full well that his men can ill afford a slip-up if they’re to maintain their European hopes.
Napoli vs Torino
Italian Serie A
Place: Stadio San Paolo – Naples, ITA
Time: 2:30pm ET
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In Italian Series A, the football teams Napoli and Torino face off each other today in the field. The game will kick start at 1:30 AM IST on 18th February 2019. The venue of the match is at Stadio San Paolo, in Naples. In the last five head to head records between these two sides, Napoli has won four games and drawn one game.
In the last five games, Napoli has won two games, lost one game and drawn two games whereas Torino has won two games, lost two games and drawn one game. In the points table of Series A, Napoli is in the second place and the team Torino is in ninth place. Hence in this match NAP vs TOR, it is predicted that Napoli will win against Torino.
NAP vs TOR Team News
Mario Rui and Raul Albiol will be missing the match due to their respective injuries for Napoli. The key players of the team to be watched are Dries Mertens, Lorenzo Insigne. There are no fresh injuries for Torino and the key players of the team are Andrea Belotti, Cristian Ansaldi.
The big team news is that Napoli will be without all-time record appearance and goalscorer Marek Hamsik. The Slovakian international and club captain completed a move to China earlier this week, joining Dalian Yifang.
Meanwhile, Walter Mazzarri has an almost-fit senior squad to choose from, with striker Simone Zaza and central defender Nicolas Nkoulou returning back from suspension.