Serie A: Lazio-Napoli 1-2, as Insigne scored the winner

18 August at 22:25
Lazio are set to take on Napoli in the first big match of this new Serie A season. You can follow all of the action with us here on Calciomercato.com.

MATCH PREVIEW:

- Napoli are unbeaten in their last six Serie A games against Lazio, conceding only three goals in this period (W5 D1).
- Napoli have scored 30 goals in their last 10 Serie A matches against Lazio, netting 3+ goals in six of these meetings.
- Lazio and Napoli have met on the opening day of a Serie A campaign twice previously, sharing one victory apiece: 3-1 win for the Partenopei in 1932 and 2-0 for the Biancocelesti in 1997.
- Lazio have won four of their last six season openers in Serie A (D1, L1).
- Napoli have both scored and conceded in each of their last four opening weekend fixtures in Serie A (all played away from home).
- In his opening match with a new team within the Top 5 European Leagues, current Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti has won six times (Parma, Juventus, Chelsea, PSG, Real Madrid and Bayern München) and drawn once (Milan).
- Five of Napoli’s last 10 league goals have come from a header, with four of those being from corner situations.
- Napoli’s Fabian Ruiz was the youngest central midfielder to be directly involved in at least nine goals in La Liga in 2017/18 (three goals, six assists).
- Napoli’s José Callejón has scored five Serie A goals against Lazio (his favourite target in the competition): four of them have come at the Olimpico.
- Lazio striker Ciro Immobile netted in his first Serie A match against Napoli (November 2012), but has failed to score in his seven league games against the Partenopei since.

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