Match Today: Napoli vs Monza 21-08-2022 in the Italian League

After a landslide victory on opening day, Napoli faced their first home game of the Serie A season, welcoming Monza at the Maradona Stadium on Sunday. Having netted five times in Verona - each time through a different scorer, Napoli prepare to face the team. The rookie who was ambitious in the transfer market. The start of a new era began with the fanfare of last weekend as Napoli's fresh look showed some familiar traits in breaking up Hellas Verona at the Marc Antonio Bentegodi stadium. Having parted ways with club legends Dries Mertens, Kalidou Koulibaly and Lorenzo Insigne, the Campanne club refreshed its squad over the summer break having fallen by the wayside in deep challenge to end a 32-year drought in Serie A and one of the new boys had an almost immediate impact setting the ball rolling on 5-2 win.

Napoli vs Monza

In his last 10 league matches, Osimhen has been directly involved in 11 goals with an impressive tally of eight goals and three assists to his name which re-established the Nigeria international as the Azzurri man. Although they ultimately finished by seven points at the expense of last season's champions Milan, Luciano Spalletti has so far averaged an average per game for Napoli in Serie A. Only Maurizio Sarri can boast a better rate in his three-point era. The former Roma boss has been busy strengthening his hand in the closing stages of the transfer window, with some new additions arriving at Napoli this week, so expect to take on the work against a new Serie B side - regardless of size. of their ambition.

Monza vs Napoli

Given the gap between them and Napoli throughout the clubs' existence, Monza rarely faced their southern counterparts in competitive matches. In fact, their last meeting dates back to January 2000 in the second division when the Sunday hosts were stagnating amid a deep financial struggle. In the past few years though, a lot has changed for the Bianconeri, and in May they came through the promotion playoffs in dramatic fashion to reach the Serie A for the first time and they are now aiming to make a big impact but Serie A. For the first time, it didn't quite go as planned. Oddly enough, the Lombardy side included the most Italian players in any team's starting line-up over the opening weekend of eight - at least three more than any other team which would surely have pleased co-owner Silvio Berlusconi, who His influence remains strong on the field. Brianto.