Napoli vs Granada Match Analysis and Prediction

Napoli has an onerous task this week in the Europa League last 32 to overturn a goal deficit as they host overachievers Granada. The match schedules for Thursday at the Stadio Maradona, with kickoff at 8:55 pm.

Granada continues to make an impressive debut in their continental campaign and is now intent on keeping the job finished to claim a place in Friday’s last-16 draw.

On the other hand, Napoli managed to extend their unbeaten run to seven group stage matches before the turn of the year; they have now three losses outside Italy in the Europa knockout stage. The side managed to phase over an ever-improving Granada side on Thursday night at Andalusia.

Given the two-goal deficit, the Partenopei could name only 12 senior outfield players. The side has another mountain to climb in their Serie A title race with matches coming against Juventus and Atalanta.

Napoli’s strong defensive record that was the second-best in the league fell for a 4-2 thrashing last weekend to raise more questions on Gatusso’s side. It seems their victory over Juventus was a quiet time before the waves come in.

The Spanish sports press were full of praise for 23-year-old midfielder Yangel Herrera after opening the scoring encounter. Granada has far surpassed any expectations from their side, winning the promotion to top flight in their first campaign while qualifying for Europe with a seventh top finish.

Napoli vs Granada Head to Head

Both sides have only one match against each other, with Granada taking home the only win. Here is a look at their previous encounters:


Atalanta 4-2 Napoli

Granada 2-0 Napoli

Napoli 1-0 Juventus

Atalanta 3-1 Napoli

Genoa 2-1 Napoli


Huesca 3-2 Granada

Granada 2-0 Napoli

Granada 1-2 Atletico Madrid

Levante 2-2 Granada

Granada 3-5 Barcelona

Napoli Team News

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen spent a night in hospital following an alarming collapse during their clash with Atalanta and remains unavailable. Most first-choice options include Dries Mertens, Diego Demme, Elsied Hysaj, Andrea Petagna, David Ospina and Kostas Manolas. Star man Harvin Lozano is likely to feature this week after missing out on their midweek clash.

Granada Team News

Yangel Herrera and Maxime Gonalos are likely to maintain their positions in the starting XI. Defender German Sanchez was sent off during their disappointing defeat to Huesca.

Prediction and Odds

The only hope for Napoli in overturning their deficit will be to summon a spirit shown against Juventus.

Napoli Win

Both Teams to Score

Goals Over 2.5

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Age Limitation

You must be 18 years old or over to use this site. Please bet responsibly.

New Bookmakers

Dafabet is an Asian bookmaker, highly popular due to its custom suite nature for Kenyan bettors. It is a top-rated bookie among Asian handicap bettors.


If you are looking for a budding sportsbook with exciting beginner offers, then Melbet is a great place to be


STSBet is a growing online betting site with a good online reputation of offering a wide selection of different markets and sports events.


Signup and enjoy localized bonuses & prizes


Sportybet is a great sports betting platform with a good reach to players in Africa

Predictions Disclaimer

Any predictions given in this site are the research & opinions of the tipster and are not under any circumstances to be taken as the absolute truth. Be responsible for your own bets

EPL Matches