One of the exciting clashes before the international break intervenes in Serie A tonight will be Millan up against Napoli. The clash will take place at San Siro stadium in Milan. Milan and Napoli are both tied with 14 points in Serie A so far.
Talking about the host Milan, they have made an outstanding start to their defense of the Scudetto they won in May after so many years of failure. They are still undefeated this season and, beyond that, in their past 22 Serie A games overall. Milan has had hard-fought victories since the start of the season.
Come on to Napoli, they for the first time since the 2010–11 season will try to avoid losing to their Rossoneri opponents in back-to-back games when they leave San Siro on Sunday. Napoli is blessed with attacking players who can hurt any team on a given day. But this season along with the attack Napoli has also got the defense. They have kept 6 clean sheets from their last 9 league games.
With this high-intensity clash on cards for tonight. Let’s look at a few key players in the Milan vs Napoli clash who might play key roles for their respective sides.
Critical Players for Milan vs Napoli clash in Serie A tonight
Olivier Giroud (AC Milan)
With Rafael Leao suspended for this game onus of leading AC Milan will be on Giroud. Giroud joined Milan back in July 2021 last year. When he joined Milan he was labeled as a finished striker and a bad transfer. But soon Giroud answered his critics in his own way. He played a crucial role in Milan winning the Serie A title last campaign.
Now with the start of this new season he likes an old wine, the more it gets old the more it tastes blossoms. It’s the same with Giroud. Even at 35 Giroud has been an absolute beast upfront for Rossoneri. In 6 games so far he has scored 3 goals and recorded 1 assist.
With a huge clash upcoming against Napoli this weekend Giroud will once again be a key figure for AC Milan in the match. Giroud will have to be clinical as he won’t get many chances as the team from Naples is known to have a solid defense. But if Milan has any chance to get a win against Napoli, especially considering the fact that main man Leao is suspended for this game tonight Olivier Giroud must have a field day.
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (Napoli)
The young Georgian winger is just lighting up the Serie A. He has been sensational so far in the league. Napoli signed the youngster from the Georgian club for a fee of 10 million. Since then he has been very impactful for Napoli from that left-wing spot.
In 6 gameweek in Serie A, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has scored 4 goals and assisted one goal. Kvaratskhelia, who is now third on the list of Serie A’s best scorers, became the first player in Napoli’s history to score three goals in the team’s first two league games. In August 2022, he was honored to be named Serie A Player of the Month.
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