The first match between Milan and Napoli in the 1/4 finals will be held at the famous San Siro stadium.
On Wednesday, April 12, the Italian giants AC Milan and Napoli will play the first match in the 1/4 finals of the UEFA Champions League.
The meeting of the teams will take place at the stadium “San Siro”. This game will be served by the Romanian referee Istvan Kovacs.
Milan reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating London’s Tottenham Hotspur in the 1/8 finals. The Rossoneri won 1-0 at home against Spurs in the first game and it was this result that helped them to advance to the next round of the tournament. The second leg in London ended 0-0.
“Napoli” much more confidently overcame the stage of 1/8 finals. Luciano Spalletti’s team won both matches against Eintracht Frankfurt with a total score of 5:0 (2:0, 3:0).
Note that quite recently, or rather on April 2, “Milan” and “Napoli” played each other in the 28th round of the Italian championship. The game was played in Naples and ended in a crushing 4-0 victory for the Rossoneri.
However, this defeat did not greatly affect the standings of Napoli in Serie A. Luciano Spalletti’s team is confidently leading the standings, ahead of the closest pursuer by 16 points.
Milan have not been doing well in the domestic arena this season. The current champion of Serie A is only fourth in the standings of the Italian championship.
Milan – Napoli: prediction
According to the bookmakers, the teams’ chances of winning the first leg of the Champions League 1/4 finals are approximately equal.
Thus, the coefficient for the triumph of Stefano Pioli’s wards is 2.80. The victory of “Napoli” is estimated at a factor of 2.75. Draw – 3.20.
Analysts believe that the match “Milan” – “Napoli” will not be very productive: the total over 2.5 goals is 2.28, and the total under 2.5 goals is 1.67. Bets on Milan’s goal are accepted with odds of 1.40. The goal of the Nepolitans is available at bookmakers with odds of 1.39. You can bet on “both teams to score” for 1.92.
The most likely outcome of the match is a 1-1 draw. The coefficient for this event is 6.30.
The passage of “Milan” in the semi-finals on the basis of two matches is estimated at a coefficient of 2.55, and “Napoli” – 1.55.
Milan – Napoli: live stream
On the territory of Ukraine, the first meeting between Milan and Napoli will be broadcast live by the MEGOGO video service.
The beginning of the meeting is at 22:00 Kyiv time.
Let’s add that the return game of “Napoli” against “Milan” will be held in Naples on April 18.