NAP vs SAS Dream 11 Prediction: Out of the Europa League spots, every encounter takes on the identity of a must win one for Napoli.
This been a season shrouded with inconsistencies for Napoli. Marred by a string of draws and defeats, the club has failed to embark on a truly meaningful winning spree, one which has finally come to bite them.
The 2-1 defeat to Parma the last time around finally saw the club drop out of the top 6 with AC Milan’s win in the same gameweek seeing Napoli being dumped by the club from Milan. And with AC Milan managing to accrue the one point yesterday as well after drawing 1-1 with Atalanta, Napoli now see a four point deficit separating them from next season’s Europa League.
While Napoli are still clutching onto straws as they look to make it into the forthcoming round of the competition, things are not quite so hunky dory for Sassuolo. The restart of the league has not taken kindly to the side with team being lacklustre and despondent in its showings to completely lose any chance it had of playing European football next season.
Defeated 2-1 by AC Milan in their foregone tie, Sassuolo ended up slipping all the way down to 8th place with the club currently winless in its last three matches. Nothing is working for them at the moment with their defensive vulnerabilities viscously leaving them in a fix.
They’ll thrust everything into attack today to see us be in for a goal scoring feast, one which will eventually sway in the home side’s favour courtesy of their slightly more well versed defensive setup.
Kevin and Mertens are both out with injuries for Napoli.
Filippo, Pedro, Defrel, Boga and Jeremy are all nursing injuries while Mehdi misses out due to his suspension.
Probable Playing XI
Meret, Lorenzo, Maksimovic, Koulibaly, Rui, Ruiz, Demme, Allan, Callejon, Milik, Insigne.
Consigli, Muldur, Santos, Peluso, Rogerio, Magnanelli, Locatelli, Berardi, Raspadori, Haraslin, Caputo.
Napoli – Milik: 11 Goals
Sassuolo – Caputo: 19 Goals, 7 Assists
NAP vs SAS Dream 11 Prediction
NAP vs SAS Dream 11 Goal-keepers
For Sassuolo, Andrea Consigli has been the heart of their defence all across the season. Not only has the player’s regime seen him amass a hoard of saves but has helped safeguard a dwindling backline which has completely faltered in its task of acting as the custodian of the side’s goal.
NAP vs SAS Dream 11 Defenders
Its not only Sassuolo’s defence that has been a matter of aberration. Napoli haven’t managed to fare of any better with the last couple of weeks in particular seeing the club’s backline being battered and torn into shreds.
However, between these two sides, it’s the home team which sees the scales turn in its favour for a cleansheet. That prevalent albeit slim chance sees us opt for a trivalent from the side, one comprising of the diminutive and indomitable Mario Rui, Kalidou Koulibaly and Giovanni di Lorenzo.
NAP vs SAS Dream 11 Mid-fielders
The only reason Napoli still find themselves in with a chance of making it into the Europa League is due to their attacking side of the game. Where the defence has waned, the attack has managed to hold firm and steady with the side’s endeavours placing them on the cusp of a top 6 finish.
And both Jose Callejon and Fabian Ruiz have had a quiessential role to play in making the side such a formidable attacking unit with their 7 and 6 assists respectively. Sassuolo will meanwhile see us roll out the electric and daunting Filip Djuricic, a player who has emerged as the side’s mainstay in attack with a staggering 13 goals and 5 assists.
Francesco Magnanelli will be moving in alongside him, two players who have given the visiting side the shape and name of an attacking team to be feared and revered this season.
NAP vs SAS Dream 11 Strikers
Our Dream 11 culminating ambit will begin with the pick of Arkadiusz Milik from Napoli. The team’s top scorer with 11 goals, the player has helped his club wade its way through rough waters and provide wind in the sails in the toughest of periods.
He’s formed a lethal partnership alongside Lorenzo Insigne who has come up with the 7 goals and 6 assists to see us opt for this one-two of picks from the side. The opposition will meanwhile see the wordclass Francesco Caputo be indulged in by us with his guile and trickery seeing him rifle his way through to the 19 goals and 7 assists.
Dream 11 Team
Consigli, Lorenzo, Rui, Koulibaly, Callejon, Ruiz, Djuricic, Magnanelli, Caputo, Insigne, Milik.
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.