In the 30th round of Serie A will be several matches that are applying for the status of the Central. This and the Turin Derby, and the match “Lazio” – “Milan”. However, the most interesting match will close the program of the 30th round: on Sunday evening in the “Solar Derby” will converge for two main teams of South Italy, “Napoli” will take Roma.
Teams are neighbors in the standings: Roma is fifth, while Napoli are sixth. Despite this, the chance to get into the zone of the Champions League teams have almost gone the gap from fourth place, which is Atalanta, already more than 10 points.
Napoli very much looks after the restart of the season the team Gennaro Gattuso won the Coppa Italia and in Serie A, won two matches. However on Thursday “Partenopei” stumbled on a great “Atalanta” and the machine Gian Piero Gasperini left no chances to the Neapolitans – 2:0. This match brought an end to the hopes Napoli to cling to fourth place.
Roma have those hopes after the restart of the season looked more realistic – the gap from “Atalanta” was only 6 points. However, the team of Paulo Fonseca recently poured and suffered two defeats in a row, from AC Milan and Udinese. The gap from “Atalanta” has doubled, but the chances of the Champions League has been reduced to a minimum.
Napoli have tournament motivation for the rest of the season in Serie A, in fact, remained: the participation in the Europa League is already assured thanks to victory in the Italian Cup and the Champions League, as mentioned above, reach will fail. However, demanding Gennaro Gattuso, of course, will not allow his team to finish the season in a slipshod manner.
But Roma is motivation enough: if you do not get out of the current crisis, then you can do without European competition next season to stay.
Both teams approach the match not in optimum structures. At Napoli due to injuries will not play goalkeeper David Ospina, defender Kevin Malqui, midfielder Allen and striker Fernando Llorente. Roma have disqualified Diego Perotti (red card in the match with “Udinese), and Nicolo Zaniolo has not yet recovered after the break the “cross”.
The crisis of the Roma has not gone unnoticed by the bookmakers: they are the favorite of the match I think Napoli. The odds on the home win is 2.08, Roma – 3,64. The probability of a draw – 3,82.
Napoli: Meret Di Lorenzo, M., Coulibaly, Mario Rui – Zieliński, Demme, Ruiz – Lozano, Milik, Callejón
Roma: Mirante Kolarov, Smalling, Mancini, Zappacosta – Cristante, Veretout – Perez, Pellegrini, Mkhitaryan Dzeko
July 5, Sunday
|“Napoli” — “Roma”|
|Naples. “San Paolo”. Beginning at 22:45|
|TV broadcast on “Football 2”|
|Forecast Sport.ua — 2:1|