Leipzig vs Napoli Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Just like the last week, the most awaited clash is between RB Leipzig and Napoli. The match between some of the best teams from Germany and Italy will provide lots of excitement, as we have already seen in the previous outing. Judging by the previous game, the fans will have lots of betting opportunities.
Napoli are currently placed first in Serie A. In the previous weeks, they have been playing some of their best football this season, but the loss in the week behind us spoiled that for them and ended their five-game winning streak. With that loss, they also ended their thirteen-game unbeaten streak at home in European games.
Leipzig provided a great performance in the last week’s clash against Napoli and proved that they are rightfully among the best and most amusing teams in Europe. Despite the fallout from the Champions League, this season has been great for them. They are currently placed second in Bundesliga and out of the last six games in all competitions, they have four wins, a draw, and a loss.
The result of the first leg was 3-1 for the German side. Just like in many other games from the previous week, the start was slow and as the game progressed the teams started to attack more and more. All of the four goals scored came in the second half. Ounas of Napoli opened the goal scoring sheet early in the half. Things looked out great for the home side up until the sixty-first minute of the game when Leipzig started their comeback. It was Werner who scored first and just thirteen minutes later Bruma scored another one, and with it provided the lead for his side. In the third minute of the second-half stoppage time, Werner scored again to set the final result of the match.
Leipzig don't have many missing players for the match against Napoli. Marcel Halstenberg is injured and he will not play on this match. Another one player who will not play is Ademola Lookman. Willi Orban and Naby Keita are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
On the other side Napoli have three missing players for this game. Faouzi Ghoulam, Vlad Chiriches and Arkadiusz Milik are injured and they can't play on this match. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
Possible starting lineups
Leipzig: Gulacsi; Klostermann, Upamecano, Ilsanker, Laimer; Demme, Kampl; Forsberg, Sabitzer; Bruma, Werner
Napoli: Reina; Maggio, Tonelli, Albiol, Rui; Rog, Diawara, Hamsik; Ounas, Mertens, Zielinski
Leipzig vs Napoli Prediction
What a great football game in Germany and match Leipzig vs Napoli. Leipzig have a big advantage from Italy and now they are in full of confidence. Leipzig play with some oscillating in form this season, but they like to play offensive and aggressive from the first minute. They will try to score but it will not be their main objective. Napoli have played very poor in their European campaign this season, but they are in top form in the Serie A. They will rest some players for the next Serie A games, and don't have high ambitions to make something spectacular on this match.
So our prediction and betting tips for the match Leipzig vs Napoli Prediction: Both teams to score. This game will be an interesting one with lots of scoring chances and goals. We expect more then two goals here and our second betting pick for the match is Leipzig to win. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.