Napoli v PSG Champions League betting preview and tips

21:00 Tue 06 Nov
Football
Europe
Champions League
Tip: Napoli +0.5
Units: 1/5
Odds: -149

Napoli started their Champions League with an underwhelming goalless draw at the Red Star Stadium, although the Italian side have since proved their mettle against two of the giants in Europe.

Carlo Ancelotti executed the perfect game plan by fielding an extra centre-back against Liverpool, with the Naples side claiming a last-gasp winner and they were desperately close to securing the spoils at the Parc des Princes when leading 2-1 against PSG.

In the end, Angel Di Maria’s late equaliser denied them a perfect set of wins although Napoli are a point better off than PSG heading into this clash at the Stadio San Paolo, with the Serie A team looking strong domestically this term.

Ancelotti is a pragmatic manager and he will look for a similar type of performance that he saw against Liverpool where Lorenzo Insigne was able to score a winning goal at the death after the visitors had laboured for the majority of the ninety minutes.

Napoli will play Red Star Belgrade in their next group game which means an almost guaranteed three points and therefore a draw wouldn’t be a bad outcome considering PSG have to entertain Liverpool in their next match.

Thomas Tuchel saw his team concede three goals at Anfield in their previous away match, with Paris likely to get on the front foot here although they had to twice come from behind in the reverse fixture to get a point.

Indeed, we just can’t bet against Napoli on the evidence thus far and they are demonstrating that they are the second best side in Italy once again, with their attacking instincts coming to the fore when needed.

BETTING TIP
Napoli +0.5 @ 1.67 with bet365

Team News

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