Serie A TIM

FOCUS ON MILAN VS NAPOLI

* AC Milan are unbeaten in their last four Serie A TIM matches against Napoli (W1 D3) - they last had a longer run against them in 2011 (six).

* AC Milan last won both season meetings against Napoli in Serie A TIM in the 2010/11 campaign, when they eventually lifted the trophy.

* AC Milan’s last Serie A TIM home win against Napoli was back in December 2014 (2-0 thanks to Ménez and Bonaventura’s goals) - since then, they have played out two defeats followed by three draws.

* AC Milan have gained as many as 56 points after 26 Serie A TIM games for the fifth time in the three points for a win era - in the previous four occasions (1995/96, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06) they have always ended the season within the first two places of the table.

* Napoli are winless away from home since January 10th, when they won against Udinese (D1 L4).

* They last had a longer run without a single away win in all competitions in September 2015 (seven).

* Following goals from Dalot and Krunic last time out, AC Milan have now had 15 different scorers in Serie A TIM this season: only Atalanta (16) have had more this term.

* No side have conceded fewer Serie A TIM goals in the first half than AC Milan (nine) and Napoli (10, level with AS Roma) this season: AC Milan are the only side yet to concede a single goal in the final 15 minutes of the first half.

* Only Manuel Locatelli (185) and Jerdy Schouten (179) have made more recoveries than AC Milan’s Franck Kessié among outfield players in Serie A TIM this season: 178 in 25 appearances, while his average of seven per game is his most in a Serie A TIM campaign.

* Lorenzo Insigne has scored the joint-most Serie A TIM goals in 2021 (level with Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Muriel) – the Napoli captain has netted eight goals this year, while he has netted six career goals against AC Milan in Serie A (three at the Meazza).

* Napoli’s Piotr Zielinski has been directly involved in 11 Serie A TIM goals this season (six goals, five assists), just one fewer than his current most in a single campaign, recorded back in 2016/17 (12 – five goals and seven assists).

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