Parma, 24 February 2019 – With the Tardini hosting Parma vs. Napoli this Sunday, it’s now time to look at all the relevant stats and trivia regarding the game.
Officially, there have been 21 previous meetings between the two teams, with the Crociati recording 10 wins (the most recent being a 1-0 victory back in 2013-14) to Napoli’s seven (2-1 in 2012-13). There have also been four draws (2-2 in 2014-15). Only on one occasion have Parma failed to score at home against the Partenopei, coming during a 2-0 Serie B defeat in 1961-62. This is the second clash between Roberto D’Aversa and Carlo Ancelotti, with the first game finishing 3-0 to Ancelotti’s Napoli.
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Napoli are one of three teams in Serie A this season to have scored the most goals in the first 15 minutes of play – nine in total, alongside Juventus and Roma.
Napoli have now gone 385 minutes without conceding. The last goal scored against them was Immobile’s 65th-minute strike for Lazio on January 20th. Since then, they’ve kept clean sheets against Milan (0-0), Sampdoria (3-0), Fiorentina (0-0) and Torino (0-0).
Daniele Chiffi from Padua will be the referee for Sunday’s fixture. He’s previously taken charge of 18 Serie A matches, overseeing six home wins, five away and seven draws. He’s only been involved in one of Parma’s previous matches, which was the Crociati’s 3-1 win over Genoa at the Marassi. As for Napoli, he’s overseen two wins and one draw.
Statistics from Calcio&Social Communication