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Napoli vs Spezia: Full Predictions and Bettting Tips
The chance to qualify for the semi finals of the Coppa d’Italia is at stake in this match.Napoli qualified to this stage by beating Empoli 3-2 in round 1/16.Meanwhile Spezia beat Citadella 2-0,Bologna 4-2 and Roma 3-0.We will give our prediction and tips for this match on this page.
Napoli aiming for the semis
The holders of the Coppa Italia have won the trophy eight times in their history.They beat Juventus in the final last season on penalties and they are one of the favorites to win it again this season as Gennaro Gattuso’s team are in a good form.
In their match against Empoli,Napoli had 60% possession of the ball,23 attempts on goal from which 12 were on target.They let Empoli to equalize 2-2 before they could find the winner through Petagna in 77’.Coach Gattuso will want his team to be decisive early this time.
Spezia for another upset
After their huge upset in the last round by knocking out AS Roma in Rome,Spezia will be full of confidence going to Naples in their search for their first ever semi final qualification.Spezia won 4-2 against Roma but the Romans made 6 substitutions so they were penalized with a 3-0 defeat.
Spezia are playing their third game in the Coppa this season scoring 10 goals in them.They beat Napoli in Naples in the league two weeks ago but haven’t won away in two matches since.
It will be interesting to see how both teams approach this match.Spezia will take the confidence they gained en route to reach here and look for another upset.Napoli on the other hand must be cautious not to repeat the league result again.Thus we think both teams will score in this match.
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