Atalanta goal to proceed their implausible begin to the brand new season once they commute south to stand Napoli on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 15:00).
Napoli (4-2-3-1): Ospina; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Hysaj; Fabian Ruiz, Bakayoko; Politano, Mertens, Lozano; Osimhen.
Unavailable: Elmas, Insigne, Zielinski.
Atalanta (3-4-2-1): Sportiello; Toloi, Romero, Djimsiti; Hateboer, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens; Pasalic, Gomez; Zapata.
Unavailable: Gollini, Carnesecchi, Caldara.
– Atalanta are unbeaten in 3 Serie A video games in opposition to Napoli (W2 D1), whilst the final time they went 4 unbeaten in opposition to the Partenopei used to be in December 2007 (seven).
– Within the final seven Serie A video games performed in Campania between Napoli and Atalanta the similar outcome hasn’t ever been repeated two times in a row: 3 wins for the Partenopei, two for the Nerazzurri and two attracts.
– For the primary time of their Serie A historical past, Napoli have scored no less than 8 objectives within the first two matchdays – the Partenopei may win their first 3 video games to a season within the festival for the fourth time within the 21st century (the primary since 2017/18).
– Napoli are unbeaten in 8 Serie A house video games in a row, because of seven wins and one draw, after having accrued simplest 5 issues within the earlier 8 (W1 D2 L5).
– Atalanta have received their first 3 Serie A league video games of the season for the primary time of their historical past – their absolute best issues overall after 4 fits is 10 issues (in 2000/01 and 2011/12).
– Atalanta are the primary crew in Serie A historical past to have scored no less than 4 objectives in every in their first 3 league video games to a season; the final aspect to succeed in this within the best 5 Ecu leagues have been Actual Madrid in 1987/88. Typically, the final Serie A crew to attain 4 objectives in 4 video games in a row have been Juventus in 1950.
– Atalanta have scored 10 objectives within the first part of fits this season, no less than 3 greater than another crew within the best 5 Ecu leagues. Certainly, no crew has scored greater than Napoli in the second one part of fits (seven, as Sassuolo).
– Napoli’s Andrea Petagna has scored 5 objectives in opposition to Atalanta, greater than in opposition to another Serie A crew. Atalanta also are his former aspect, the place he scored 9 objectives in 63 league appearances.
– Tiemoué Bakayoko may turn into the 3rd French participant to search out the web with Napoli in Serie A, after Laurent Blanc and Alain Boghossian.
– Alejandro Gómez has scored in every of his final 3 league video games for Atalanta; the Argentinian hasn’t ever scored in 4 consecutive Serie A video games – his final purpose within the festival in opposition to Napoli got here in December 2015.