Date: 12th July 2020 at 8:00am
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High-flying AC Milan aim to extend their superb recent run of form when they travel to the Stadio San Paolo to take on club legend and his Napoli charges (kick-off 21:45).


Napoli (4-3-3): Ospina; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Mario Rui; Fabian Ruiz, Demme, ; Callejon, Mertens, Insigne.

Unavailable: Llorente.

AC Milan (4-2-3-1): Donnarumma; Conti, Kjaer, , Theo Hernandez; Kessié, Bennacer; Saelemaekers, Calhanoglu, Rebic; Ibrahimovic.

Unavailable: , Duarte, Musacchio.


– This will be the 144th Serie A meeting between Napoli and AC Milan: the Rossoneri lead the head-to-head by 54 wins to 42, with 47 draws.

– Napoli are unbeaten against AC Milan since December (2-0 loss at the San Siro) – since then, the Partenopei have won six times with four draws in league meetings.

– In the last 18 Serie A meetings between Napoli and AC Milan during the second half of the season, the Rossoneri have failed to score on 10 occasions (56%).

– Napoli have won their last three games at the San Paolo against AC Milan – they’ve never won four in a row at home against the Rossoneri.

– AC Milan have scored at least two goals in each of their last five Serie A matches and could score 2+ goals in six in a row for the first time since January 2012.

– Napoli head coach Gennaro Gattuso will face AC Milan for the first time as a coach: he won 50% of his games in charge of the Rossoneri between 2017 and 2019, winning 31 of 62 (D19 L12).

– Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski has scored four goals in 12 league appearances against AC Milan, more than he has versus any other opponent.

– Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne has scored more Serie A goals against AC Milan (six in 14 games) than any other side.

– In their 11 matches with Zlatan Ibrahimovic this season, AC Milan have gained 1.9 points per game (55% win percentage); in the 20 without him, they have picked up just 1.4 points per game (40% win rate).

– Ante Rebic is the first AC Milan player to score 10 goals in the second half of a league season since Carlos (10 in 2015/16), while the last player to score more for the club was Mario Balotelli in 2012/13 (12).