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 Napoli vs Cagliari 

Competition – Serie A

Stadium – Stadio San Paolo

Date: 6th May 2017

Kick-off time – 17:00 GMT

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In-form Napoli host Cagliari in this encounter with hopes of furthering their European ambitions.

Napoli are one of the most in-form Italian teams right now – they have managed to maintain their momentum for an extended period of time.

They are currently 3rd in the league table with 74 points, just 1 point behind 3rd placed AS Roma.

They have not lost any of their last 6 league games, winning 4 and drawing 2.

Their last 10 home games have brought them indifferent results – they have 2 wins and a draw in their last 3 home games.

Cagliari are currently 12th in the league table with 41 points from 34 games.

They are behind 11th placed Udinese by only 2 points, and they are above 15th placed Bologna by 3 points and could slip down to 14th if they lose this game.

They have won 3 of their last 6 games, drawing one and losing the other 2.

They have won 2 of their last 5 away games, losing 2 and drawing one.

Bookmakers make Napoli extremely heavy favourites at odds of 1.12.

Cagliari are trading at odds of 21.0.

Napoli (probable): Reina; Hysaj, Albiol, Maksimovic, Ghoulam; Allan, Jorginho, Hamsik; Callejon, Mertens, Insigne

Suspended: Koulibaly

Cagliari (probable): Rafael; Pisacane, Salamon, Bruno Alves, Murru; Ionita, Tachtsidis, Barella; Joao Pedro, Farias; Borriello

Suspended: None

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

 
Napoli last 5 matches (most recent first):
30/04/17 (a)Inter Milan 0-1 W
23/04/17 (a)Sassuolo 2-2 D
15/04/17 (h)Udinese 3-0 W
09/04/17 (a)Lazio 0-3 W
05/04/17 (h)Juventus 3-2 W
 
Cagliari last 5 matches (most recent first):
30/04/17 (h)Pescara 1-0 W
23/04/17 (a)Udinese 2-1 L
15/04/17 (h)Chievo 4-0 W
09/04/17 (h)Torino 2-3 L
02/04/17 (a)Palermo 1-3 W

Last time they met: Cagliari 0-5 Napoli

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