Betting tips for Napoli vs Fiorentina - 20.05.2017
With two games to go, Napoli continue to believe that it is possible to reach second place and consequent direct access to the group stage of the Champions League. Fiorentina of Paulo Sousa travels to San Paolo only to defend his honor, once the European qualification is no longer within reach. There are six points to play and Roma have only one advantage over Naples. In the meantime, Mauricio Sarri's side will continue to believe that it is possible to end the current edition of the Serie A in the vice-leadership, since it allows to escape to the "dangerous" play-off of access to the group phase of the Champions League.
Napoli always plays to win, but the team's performance in this match may well depend on what happened hours before in Verona, in the clash between Chievo and Roma. If the Italian team leaves points in the city of Romeo and Juliet, the Naples will enter the field decided to take advantage of what may well be the last opportunity to overtake the Romans, because in the last day the commanders of Luciano Spalletti receive the Genoa , One of the teams in worse form in the Italian championship. If Roma win, Naples will continue to hold hopes of reaching second place, but will probably not approach the game with the same ferocity from the first moment. One thing is certain: the south of Italy go to Fiorentina without complexes, imposing their characteristic offensive football that in the last day in Turin, allowed to inflict a thrashing of five goals without response to Torino. The Neapolitans do not give up, they reach this challenge following three consecutive wins and committed to making the "full" in this final stage, conquering the six points that remain in dispute.
Playing for San Paolo, the Naples team's confidence ratings skyrocket, giving repeated praise to the home-grown form of the team wearing light blue. Mauricio Sarri has the squad all at his disposal and conditions more than enough to conquer three more points against Fiorentina.
Serie A visit to Naples may well be the penultimate game of Paulo Sousa in charge of Fiorentina. It seems that the Portuguese coach will leave the club in Florence at the end of the season and without having fulfilled the objective outlined, failing access to European competitions. In the best case, the formation "Viola" can finish its performance in the sixth position, since it is only one point away from AC Milan, an opponent that in this day of Bologna welcomes. THE
Victorious in their last match at Artemio Franchi against Lazio (3-2), Fiorentina's recent out-of-bounds performances have been a disappointment, losing both against Empoli (1-2) and Palermo (2-0), teams From the bottom of the table - the Sicilians already have the descent confirmed. Even without great pressure, Fiorentina has been unable to display its own level of who at the beginning of the season had assumed to fight for access to European competitions.
For this match, Gonzalo Rodríguez and Milan Badelj are again among the options, but Davide Astori and Borja Valero are preparing to fulfill punishment.
Naples and Fiorentina face each other for the third time this season. The first duel, in the first round of Serie A, culminated in a thrilling three-pointer. In the quarterfinals of the Italian Cup, the law of the strongest prevailed and the Neapolitans won by the minimum margin (1-0). The Naples play at home, need more of the three points than Fiorentina and is superior on the theoretical level. If you count on an encouragement from others - read, Rome slip on Chievo - the Italian team should be able to win.
Napoli vs Fiorentina Prediction: X/1 5.00
Napoli vs Fiorentina betting tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.50
Napoli vs Fiorentina final score recommendations: 2-2 19.00