AC Milan vs Napoli Match Prediction, Head to Head, and More

It’s AC Milan vs Napoli! Get match prediction, head-to-head, and a lot more in this article. Do not miss out on this match.

Wednesday marks the beginning of a showdown between two of the top four teams in Serie A as league-leading Napoli travels to fourth-place AC Milan for the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal matchup in 2022-2023. After sweeping through the group stage with a record of 5-0-1, Napoli went on to easily defeat Eintracht Frankfurt in the round of 16 to extend their lead at the top of the Serie A table to 16 points. 

After finishing with a record of 3-1-2 in the group stage, AC Milan advanced to the first knockout round of the Champions League by edging out Tottenham. AC Milan has won the Champions League seven times. Both teams were victorious on the road in the two league matches that they played against one another this season. Below we will take a look at the AC Milan vs Napoli match prediction along with all the other details.

AC Milan vs Napoli Match Preview

The Champions League-leading Blues hit 25 goals. They will miss Serie A’s leading scorer, 24-year-old Nigerian Victor Osimhen. He’s one of four players with four Champions League goals but has a thigh injury. Fortunately for Luciano Spalletti, 10 other Napoli players have scored in Champions League play.

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Piotr Zielinski scored in the Blues’ last UCL match, a 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on March 15, while Giacomo Raspadori has scored four times. Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has produced for Napoli in his first season after four in the Russian Premier League. The 22-year-old Georgian winger, who leads Serie A with 10 assists, has two goals and four assists in the UCL.

The Rossoneri have kept clean sheets in four Champions League matches and two Serie A matches, including a 4-0 win against Napoli on April 2. In the match, Rafael Leao, who leads AC Milan with 10 league goals, scored twice.

Leao, 23, has one Champions League goal but leads the club with two assists. Olivier Giroud leads the team with four goals, while Belgian winger Alexis Saelemaekers has scored twice in four games. In Milan’s Round-of-16 encounter against Tottenham, Brahim Diaz scored the only goal.

AC Milan vs Napoli Head-to-Head

Napoli has won 13 of the last 32 matches against AC Milan, compared to Milan’s eight. Napoli and AC Milan have each won one and lost one of their nine European meetings against fellow Italian teams. AC Milan have won only one of their last nine home games against Napoli in all competitions—the 2018-19 Coppa Italia quarterfinals. Napoli’s greatest run against AC Milan is three away wins in all competitions. AC Milan reached the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League for the first time since the 2011-12 season, when they lost to Barcelona under Pep Guardiola.

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AC Milan vs Napoli Match Prediction

Napoli has been in outstanding form this year and is determined to position themselves in Europe. For the Neapolitans, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has found his footing and will try to cause chaos in the last third. Although AC Milan has displayed moments of brilliance this year, they still need to improve their consistency. Napoli is now the superior team and has a little advantage going into this match.

There is a strong chance for Napoli to win this match. We predict that Napoli will lead 1-0 in this leg of the UCL match.

There are more different betting information on Germany betting exchange.

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