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Napoli vs Milan, Serie A 2020-21, Match Preview 

Serie A's action is back with an ultimate clash between table-topper Milan and Napoli after the international break. Both sides are in excellent form, and Napoli has an opportunity to equalise Milan on points. 

Match Timings: Nov 23, 1:15 AM 

Team Preview 

Serie-A 2020-21 leaders Milan makes travel to Stadio San Paolo to extend their winning run. Rossoneri are having a dream season and took the top spot with 17 points from a possible 21. Daniele Bonera will give a fight to his former Milan and Italy teammate at Old San Paolo. Milan are unbeaten in their last 14 away from home games in all competitions. They have won nine out of those, and Napoli's task would not be the same for Rossoneri. They can catch their recent 15-matches unbeaten streak, a record under the current Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti, back in 2004. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored in each of his first five Serie A games this season, and his performance at this age is giving a big boost to Milan's side. In the previous outing before the international break against Verona, Zlatan netted an equaliser to save the day for Milan. With this goal, Ibrahimovic took his goal tally to eight this season. 

In the Europa League fixture, they suffered a shocking 3-0 defeat against Lille, courtesy of a hattrick from Yazici. With this defeat, Lillie edged past Milan in the table with one point. 

Meanwhile, Napoli are unbeaten in their previous 11 outings against Milan in Itlay’s top-flight, winning six of those. Partenopei is the side that can stop Bonera’s side at home and break their unbeaten run in an away-fixture. Milan has won just one of their 14 top-flight away encounter with Napoli. Gennaro Gattuso's side occupies the second spot with 14 points, and a win on Sunday can help them join Milan on 17 points. 

Napoli’s Europa League campaign is going strong as they occupy the top spot in Group F. In the last outing, they overcame Rijeka, thanks to the own goal from Filip Braut in the second half. Alkmaar, Napoli, and Real Sociedad are equal on 6 points, so the second-leg games will be important to decide the knock-out standings. 

Possible Lineups & Current Form 

Napoli 

Lineup: Meret; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Rui; Ruiz, Bakayoko; Lozano, Elmas, Insigne; Mertens 

Serie A form: W L W W L W

Milan 

Lineup: Donnarumma; Calabria, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Kessie, Bennacer; Saelemaekers, Calhanoglu, Rebic; Ibrahimovic

Serie A form: W W W D W D

Key Players 

Napoli 

Hirving Lozano 

4 goals in Serie A 2020-21

Lorenzo Insigne 

2 goals in Serie A 2020-21

Milan 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

8 goals in Serie A 2020-21

Franck Kessie

2 goals in Serie A 2020-21

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