Milan – Napoli: prediction for the match of the championship of Italy
In the match Milan – Napoli on January 26, 2019, two contenders for getting into the Champions League next season will meet. Fans will hear the starting whistle at the San Siro stadium at 22:30 Moscow time.Milan The Milanists are back among the teams that are fighting for the top four. After a four-match streak without a win, Gennaro Gattuso’s wards managed to win two victories and climb to fourth position. In the previous round, the “red-blacks” were waiting for Genoa, to which they went to visit. Difficulties for Milan began even before the starting whistle, because there was no head coach on the bench – Gennaro Gattuso was disqualified for insulting the referee in the Italian Super Cup match. In addition to the lack of a head coach, the guests did not play at all. The first scoring chance near Genoa’s goal came only in the 43rd minute, Lucas Paqueta shot from outside the penalty area, but the ball bounced off the left post. During the break, the Milan coaching staff made adjustments and they worked in the second half. It was possible to open an account in the 72nd minute, Andrea Conti shot into the free zone, where Fabio Borini just broke in – 0:1. The second ball came ten minutes later, the players of Milan ran away to the counterattack and brought Suso one on one with the goalkeeper, the Spaniard left no chance to the opponent – 0:2. Only a few minutes remained until the end of the match and Genoa did not have time to change anything. A win that lifted the Devils to fourth place, though a one-point lead won’t let them relax in the Milan-Napoli match. Napoli The Neapolitans in the previous round took the Roman Lazio. The home game with the Romans was very important for the hosts, because their main opponent, Inter, lost points. The victorious mood of the Parthenopeans was noticeable from the starting minutes, already in the 13th minute Arkadiusz Milik could score, the Pole struck from the penalty area, but the attacker hit the crossbar. A few minutes later, Milik had another scoring chance, the player shot with his head from the line of the goalkeeper’s area, but this time the guests were saved by the goal frame. The efforts of the Neapolitans were rewarded in the 34th minute, Jose Callejon burst into the penalty area and struck a strong blow into the near corner – 1:0. Three minutes later, Milik also took advantage of his momentum, the Pole converted a free kick and doubled the advantage of his team. The Parthenopeans went to the break with a two-goal lead. Immediately after the break, Callejon could have increased the score, the Spaniard was close to scoring a brace in the 62nd minute, the player ran away from four opponent players and shot into the near corner, only the post saved the guests again. Very quickly, the hosts had to pay for their unused opportunities, Ciro Immobile took over the game and struck from the corner of the goalkeeper’s area – 2:1 in the 65th minute. Perhaps the guests would have been enough for more, but after five minutes Francesco Acerbi left his team in the minority. The result is a 2:1 victory for the Neapolitans, thanks to which they are preparing for the Milan-Napoli match with positive emotions. Odds for the match Milan – Napoli January 26, 2019 Bookmakers from the Pari-Match company give preference to the team of guests. Odds for the match Milan – Napoli: Milan win – 3.75; Draw – 3.55; Napoli win – 1.99. Milan – Napoli: prediction for the match It is very difficult for guests to play at the San Siro, and every time Milan manages to impose a struggle on the opponent. Most likely, on Saturday evening we will have a tough game with several goals scored. Forecast for the match Milan – Napoli: match total 2-3 goals, odds – 2.08.