Fiorentina vs Napoli takes place at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Matchday 3 of the 2022-23 Serie A on 28 August 2022.
Match Insights: Fiorentina
After a 3-2 victory in their last Serie A match (April 2022, at Maradona), Fiorentina could beat Napoli in two consecutive league games for the first time since November 1994 – January 1997 (five wins in a row with Ranieri on the bench). After the win against Cremonese and the draw against Empoli, Fiorentina could remain unbeaten in their first three Serie A games of the season for the first time since 2013/14 under Vincenzo Montella (W2, D1). In 2022, Fiorentina have kept seven home clean sheets, out of 11 games: during the period no Serie A team have more (Milan also seven).
Player to Watch: Giacomo Bonaventura
Giacomo Bonaventura has scored five goals against Napoli in Serie A, against no team has he scored more; however, he did not score a single goal in his three matches against the Partenopei with Fiorentina.
Match Insights: Napoli
Napoli have won their last three games at Franchi against Fiorentina in Serie A, always scoring at least two goals (eight in total). The Partenopei had won as many league games at Viola’s home in the previous nine matches (D5 L1). Napoli could win their first three games of the season in three straight Serie A campaigns for the first time in their history. Napoli have set their new record for goals scored in the first two games in a Serie A season: nine (eight in 2020/21). Napoli have won their last three away league games, the last time they did better was between April and October 2021 (eight).
Player to Watch: Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia could become only the 2nd Napoli player to score in his first three Serie A games in the three-point-a-win era (since 1994/95), after José Callejón in 2013/14. In addition, the Georgian born in 2001 (three goals and one assist so far in Serie A) could become just the 2nd player under-22 to be involved in at least five goals in his first three appearances in the Big-5 European Leagues in the last 15 seasons (from 2008/09), after Erling Haaland (seven).
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