Ajax vs Napoli – Match Preview

Ajax vs Napoli
Ajax are on a three-game winless run for the first time since 2020 but they have a chance to turn it around when they host Group A leaders Napoli.

On Matchday one, Ajax cruised to a 4 – 0 win over Rangers with Edson Alvarez, Steven Berghuis, Mohammed Kudus and Steven Bergwijn getting on the scoresheet.

Matchday two was not straightforward though, as they loss 3 – 1 to Liverpool.

Napoli on the other hand will fancy their chances following their perfect start to the UCL season. In addition to this, they are first in Seria A with 20 points from a possible 24.

However, Napoli have struggled against Dutch opponents in UEFA competitions winning only once (3 draws, 4 losses).

Ajax vs Napoli – Team News

Ahmetcan Kaplan is out for Ajax after a suffering a damaged cruciate ligament. Jorge Sanchez and Mohammed Ihattaren are also doubts due to fitness problems.

For Napoli, Victor Osimhen is a doubt as he battles a bicep femoris muscular injury. Gianluca Gaetano is also a doubt after contacting a virus.

Ajax vs Napoli – Predicted XI

Ajax possible starting lineup:
Pasveer; Rencsh, Timber, Bassey, Blind; Berghuis, Alvarez, Taylor; Tadic, Kudus, Bergwijn

Napoli possible starting lineup:
Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Kim, Rui; Zambo Anguissa, Lobotka; Kvaratskhelia, Zielinski, Politano; Simeone

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