Juventus vs Napoli Betting Preview & Prediction | 2023-24 Italian Serie A
When is Juventus vs Napoli on and what time does it start? Juventus vs Napoli will take place on Friday 8th December, 2023 – 19:45 (UK)
Where can I get tickets for Juventus vs Napoli? Visit each club’s official website for the latest ticket information
What TV channel is Juventus vs Napoli on in the UK? TNT Sports have the rights to Serie A matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule for Juventus vs Napoli
Where can I stream Juventus vs Napoli in the UK? If Juventus vs Napoli is televised on TNT Sports, then subscribers can stream the match live on discovery+
Massimiliano Allegri has Juventus very much involved in the Italian title race after what had been an unremarkable, and almost worryingly poor, start to his second stint in charge of The Old Lady. The Turin-based club begin the weekend’s round of fixtures sitting at the top-of-the-table with ten victories and three draws in their opening 14 matches.
They come into this one on the back of a dramatic victory away to Monza. Juve led the game going into second-half stoppage-time before Valentin Carboni equalised but then Federico Gatti nicked the winner in the 94th minute. That means they have won six and drawn one of their last seven with that one draw being against league leaders, Internazionale.
It has been a very disappointing defence of the Scudetto by Napoli. Walter Mazzari has returned to Naples after replacing Rudi Garcia during the November international break but performances have hardly improved for the Neapolitans as they begin the weekend sitting outside of the top four and the UEFA Champions League places.
The visitors were hammered by the aforementioned league leaders Inter at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona last week by three goals to nil. That loss followed Napoli’s 4-2 defeat to Real Madrid in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League and they have now managed just four wins in their last 11 matches across all competitions.
THE TEAM NEWS
As well as Nicolo Fagioli and Paul Pogba serving non-football related suspensions, Timothy Weah and Mattia De Sciglio are also unavailable for this weekend due to injury.
PREDICTED XI (3-5-2): Szczesny; Gatti, Bremer, Alex Sandro; Cambiaso, McKennie, Caviglia, Rabiot, Kostic; Chiesa, Vlahovic
UNAVAILABLE: Fagioli (Suspended), Pogba (Suspended), Weah (Injured), De Sciglio (Injured)
Walter Mazzarri is missing a couple of key defenders this weekend with two full-backs, Mathias Olivera and Mario Rui, unavailable for the trip to Turin.
PREDICTED XI (4-3-3): Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Ostigard, Natan; Elmas, Lobotka, Anguissa; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia
UNAVAILABLE: Olivera (Injured), Rui (Injured)
QUESTIONABLE: Zanoli (Injured)
As mentioned, Napoli have managed just four wins in their last 11 games across all competitions. Those victories have come against Union Berlin, who are in the bottom two in the Bundesliga, Hellas Verona and Salernitana, who make up two of the bottom three in Serie A, as well as a win against an Atalanta side that are now winless in their last six matches. This one should not be a formality given the fact it involves the defending champions but Juventus, especially in Turin, should come out on top here.
BETTING TIP: JUVENTUS TO WIN & UNDER 3.5 GOALS