Napoli and Juventus will meet in Stadio Olimpico di Roma for the Coppa Italia Final. Former Napoli and current Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri will have the chance to lift his first Italian trophy. Check our match preview and betting tip for tonight’s big clash.
Coming from 3 Serie A wins before the break, both Napoli and Juventus got their ticket to the final of Coppa Italia after a draw against Inter and AC Milan, respectively.
Gattuso’s squad has scored 13 times in their last 6 Serie A matches, with an important 2-1 home win against Juventus during that period.
As for Juventus, the Bianconeri lead Serie A with a 1-point advantage from Lazio. Sarri’s team was having some problems before the break, losing 3 of their last 7 matches across all competitions. All of them away from the Juventus Stadium in Turin.
The previous 4 meetings between the two Italian heavyweights have seen both teams score, averaging more than 4 goals per game.
Napoli’s turnaround under Gattuso
Replacing Carlo Ancelotti in December, Gennaro Gattuso was able to shift things for Napoli. With clear improvements, the team was able to open a good sequence of 5 wins in their last 6 league matches, including a great home win against Juventus.
The team has been impressive, especially against the biggest teams in Italy. Playing with Gattuso’s aggressive approach, Napoli has the ability to cause problems to a shaky Juve’s defense. The Bianconeri conceded in all five away meetings against Serie A’s top-6, and 5 goals in two meetings with Napoli this season.
Sarri leads Juventus against his former side
After a 2-year span in the Premier League with Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri came back to Serie A to coach Juventus. Tensions will be high tonight as he’ll face his former team.
Juventus won 4 of the last 5 Coppa Italia finals and tonight, it’s Sarri’s chance to win his first Italian trophy. He got a setback after losing the Italian Super Cup against Lazio, so there’s little margin for another one tonight.
Betting Tip for tonight’s clash
Napoli are coming in great shape, but facing Juventus is always a great challenge. The Bianconeri continue to rule the Italian football and his record in the past finals speaks for itself.
Despite losing at San Paolo last January, Juventus still holds a record of 4 wins in their last 6 meetings with Napoli and are the favorites for tonight. We believe Juventus will win in a game that will both teams to score!