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November 19, 2011 2:45 PM EST
Stadio San Paolo — Napoli
Referee:‬ N. Rizzoli‎
Attendance:‬ 48000‎

Serie A Preview: Napoli - Lazio

The surprise league leader will look to solidify its title credentials when the club locks horns with the southern Italians at the Stadio San Paolo on Saturday.

Marek Hamsik & Ezequiel Lavezzi - Napoli (Getty Images)
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De Sanctis
Campagnaro, Cannavaro, Aronica
Maggio, Gargano, Inler, Dossena
Hamsik, Lavezzi


Konko, Diakite, Biava, Radu
Brocchi, Ledesma, Lulic

Klose, Cisse

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri will have the luxury of choosing from a fully fit squad as Walter Gargano and Salvatore Aronica will return to the starting XI. However, Mario Santana is still suspended and will miss the encounter.

Lazio boss Edy Reja will be without the services of influential attacking midfielder Stefano Mauri, who is sidelined with an injury. Andre Dias will not feature due to a thigh strain while Javier Garrido and Libor Kozak are also nursing injuries.

  • Napoli has only picked up two wins in the last seven Serie A matches (W2 D2 L3).
  • Walter Mazzarri's men have kept two clean sheets in their past three games at home.
  • The southern Italian outfit ran out a 4-3 winner in last season's encounter with Lazio at the San Paolo.
  • Lazio has lost only three times in its last 13 Serie A matches against Napoli (W6 D4 L3).
  • The capital city side is currently riding an eight-game unbeaten streak in league play. (W6 D2 L0).
  • Edy Reja's men have won their last four matches away from the Stadio Olimpico.

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Head to Head
Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Apr 13, 2014 Napoli 4 - Lazio 2
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Italy - Coppa Italia ‎(ITAC)‎ Jan 29, 2014 Napoli 1 - Lazio 0
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Dec 2, 2013 Lazio 2 - Napoli 4
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Feb 9, 2013 Lazio 1 - Napoli 1
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Serie A ‎(SR-A)‎ Sep 26, 2012 Napoli 3 - Lazio 0
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Last Five Matches
Apr 13, 2014Napoli 4 - Lazio 2SR-A
Apr 6, 2014Parma 1 - Napoli 0SR-A
Mar 30, 2014Napoli 2 - Juventus 0SR-A
Mar 26, 2014Catania 2 - Napoli 4SR-A
Mar 23, 2014Napoli 0 - Fiorentina 1SR-A
Apr 13, 2014Napoli 4 - Lazio 2SR-A
Apr 6, 2014Lazio 2 - Sampdoria 0SR-A
Mar 30, 2014Lazio 3 - Parma 2SR-A
Mar 26, 2014Genoa 2 - Lazio 0SR-A
Mar 23, 2014Lazio 1 - Milan 1SR-A
Team News
Available Squads
26Morgan De SanctisGoalkeeper
-Salvatore AronicaDefender
-Paolo CannavaroDefender
14Hugo CampagnaroDefender
3Andrea DossenaDefender
88Gökhan InlerMidfielder
20Blerim DzemailiMidfielder
11Christian MaggioMidfielder
21Ezequiel LavezziStriker
9Edinson CavaniStriker
17Marek HamsikMidfielder
22Antonio RosatiGoalkeeper
-Ignacio FideleffDefender
21Federico FernándezDefender
5Walter GarganoMidfielder
19Goran PandevStriker
46Giuseppe MascaraStriker
-Cristiano LucarelliStriker
22Federico MarchettiGoalkeeper
26Stefan RaduDefender
33Marius StankeviciusDefender
21Modibo DiakiteDefender
29Abdoulay KonkoDefender
19Senad LulicMidfielder
24Cristian LedesmaMidfielder
32Cristian BrocchiMidfielder
14Giuseppe SculliStriker
9Djibril CisséStriker
30Pablo CarrizoGoalkeeper
4Lionel ScaloniDefender
2Guglielmo StendardoDefender
27Lorik CanaMidfielder
15Alvaro GonzalezMidfielder
9Tommaso RocchiStriker
Probable Lineups
Morgan De Sanctis 26
Salvatore Aronica 0
Paolo Cannavaro 0
Hugo Campagnaro 14
Andrea Dossena 3
Gökhan Inler 88
Blerim Dzemaili 20
Christian Maggio 11
Ezequiel Lavezzi 21
Edinson Cavani 9
Marek Hamsik 17
Federico Marchetti 22
Stefan Radu 26
Marius Stankevicius 33
Modibo Diakite 21
Abdoulay Konko 29
Senad Lulic 19
Cristian Ledesma 24
Cristian Brocchi 32
Hernanes 0
Giuseppe Sculli 14
Djibril Cissé 9
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Ciro Immobile Ciro Immobile
19 0
Carlos Tévez Carlos Tévez
18 1
Gonzalo Higuaín Gonzalo Higuaín
17 5
Luca Toni Luca Toni
Hellas Verona
17 2
Rodrigo Palacio Rodrigo Palacio
15 0