Naples, 26 September 2018 – The Crociati face Napoli away this evening on matchday six of the Serie A Tim 2018/19 season. We take a look at the statistics and previous meetings between the sides.
LAST DRAW ALMOST 20 YEARS AGO
The teams have played each other 22 times at Stadio San Paolo, with Napoli recording eleven wins (the last being a 2-0 win in the 2014/15 Serie A season) and Parma coming out on top on four occasions (the Crociati’s last victory was a 1-0 win in 2013/14). The teams have drawn six times in Naples, with the last draw coming on 23 December 2000 – a match that finished 2-2. The last eight meetings have seen Napoli pick up five wins compared to Parma’s three.
100 APPEARANCES FOR INGLESE
If he plays, the game against Napoli will see Roberto Inglese make his 100th top flight appearance. He has played for both Chievo Verona and Parma in Serie A, with his first appearance in Italy’s top division coming on 20 September 2015 as Chievo lost 1-0 at home to Inter.
2400 SERIE A GAMES FOR NAPOLI
The game against Parma will be the 2400th time Napoli have played in Serie A. Since their first ever game in a 3-2 defeat away to Juventus on 6 October 1929, the Partenopei have a record of 943 wins, 754 draws and 702 defeats.
LORENZO: MAKING THE DIFFERENCE
After matchday five, Lorenzo Insigne has been the most important player in terms of points won: of the twelve points collected so far by Napoli, the striker has made a decisive contribution to nine of those with significant goals against Lazio, Torino and Fiorentina.
NAPOLI SYNONYMOUS WITH GOALS
Napoli have scored in each of their last 16 games at home, with 33 goals coming in that time. The last game in which they fired blanks at Stadio San Paolo was in a 0-0 draw with Fiorentina on 10 December 2017. The Azzurri have scored in every game they’ve played at home in 2018.
Statistical data provided by Calcio & Social Communication