Walter Mazzarri's men will clash with the Serie A champions in what should be an enthralling affair at the Stadio San Paolo.
|Napoli (3-4-1-2): De Sanctis; Campagnaro, Cannavaro, Aronica; Maggio, Inler, Gargano, Dossena; Hamsik; Pandev, Cavani
Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri will have to make due without Miguel Britos, Marco Donadel and Ezequiel Lavezzi who are all out injured.
|AC Milan (4-3-1-2): Abbiati; Abate, Nesta, Thiago Silva, Antonini; Nocerino, Van Bommel, Aquilani; Seedorf; Cassano, Pato
Milan has a plethora of players on the treatment table as Mathieu Flamini is out for five months while Philippe Mexes, Robinho, Gennaro Gattuso, Massimo Ambrosini, Kevin Prince Boateng are all nursing various knocks.
- Napoli has beaten Milan only once in its last 16 Serie A matches.
- Walter Mazzarri's men have lost only once in their last 15 league matches at the Stadio San Paolo.
- Napoli has found the back of the net at least once in its last 11 top flight encounters.
- Napoli picked up 40 points at home in the 2010-11 campaign.
- AC Milan is currently riding a six-game unbeaten streak against Napoli.
- Massimiliano Allegri has never lost to a Walter Mazzarri-coached team.
- The Serie A champions have succumbed to only one defeat in the calendar year.
- Milan won 12 games by a one-goal margin last season.