Napoli make their debut on Sunday, January 13, in the 2018/2019 version of the Italian Cup. In duel for the eighth of end will have the Sassuolo ahead. The meeting will be held at the San Paolo stadium in Naples, and will start at 5:45 pm (Brasília time).The tournament consists of eliminatory games. In this way, only the winner is still in contention for the title. Four stages have been played, but the big investment teams have been exempted from the initial stages. In case of equality in the marker in the regulation time, the regulation establishes the necessity of the realization of extension of 30 minutes. If the tie persists, the definition happens through penalties.
Napoli had some great moments in 2018. But, in the end, it ended exactly where it was expected. In the Champions League of Europe, he was very close to getting a zebra ready and achieving the classification for second phase in a group with the great favorites Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain.However, he even finished third. Thus, in the second half will have to settle for the Europa League. He will make his debut in the tournament in February against Zurich, Switzerland.In the Italian League, he fought with Juventus a duel in the opening rounds. He could not keep his breath and saw the Old Lady take advantage. Thus, with 44 points (14 wins, two draws and three defeats), nine points behind the leader, will even fight for the runners-up with Internazionale, third placed with 39.In this way, his most viable trophy chance ends up being even the Italian Cup. Especially when he has the opportunity to start acting at home, where he is undefeated in the Italian Championship. In ten matches at the San Paolo tournament, he won eight and drew two with 23 goals and six.
The Sassuolo closed 2018 with three games without victory (two defeats and a tie). However, you can not complain about the year that has passed. It marked a rise of the team’s level, which has consolidated in the Series A and each year is distancing itself more from the threat of relegation.In the current season, the team has begun to signal that it has potential for higher flights. With 25 points (six wins, seven draws and six losses), he closed his participation in the first round of the Italian Championship in eleventh position. It is five points below Roma, sixth placed, which closes the classification zone for continental tournaments.Thus, winning the right to play for the first time an international tournament has become a viable, albeit difficult, goal. It requires an improvement of performance in the second half of the competition and, mainly, a performance increase as a visitor.In that game, Sassuolo appear only as the 11th best in Serie A. Of the 27 points he played away from his dominions, he returned home with only 11 (three wins, two draws and four losses).In the Italian Cup, the duel against Napoli will be the first as a visitor. The team has already played two matches in the competition. He passed by Ternana scoring 2-1 and then repeated the scoring against Catania.
Football Prediction of the Day Napoli vs Sassuolo
In the first round of the Italian Championship 2018/2019 season, Napoli beat Sassuolo at San Paolo 2-0.
The Sassuolo has managed to level up fleeing from the common starting / counterattack. It adopts a more offensive and daring stance, which gives results against teams of its standard. However, when he faces technically superior opponents, he has yet to find a formula that produces better results. In front of Napoli, extremely efficient in their fields, there is not much room for risk. The prognosis in the victory of the Neapolitans is still the best option for the confrontation for the round of the end of the Glass of Italy.
Bet Tips: Napoli wins