Roma v Napoli Live Streaming : Watch the action from Stadio Olimpico tonight
- Updated: October 18, 2013
Action comes from the capital tonight with Roma v Napoli live streaming to watch online with Bet365.
Serie fans do not need to miss out as the Stoke based firm announces that it will televising the game through its website this evening.
The big game in Italy this weekend takes place in the Stadio Olimpico as leaders Roma take on second place Napoli. The game has been moved to a Friday to avoid clashing with a planned protest in the Italian capital on Saturday.
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Both sides have made impressive starts to the season with Roma winning seven and Napoli’s winning six and drawing one of their seven games to date.
Despite the respective strong starts of both sides Napoli boss Rafa Benitez has played down talk of a potential title showdown on Friday night, telling Il Mattino “There are a lot of matches in Serie A and it is a race based on resistance.
“The championship is won at the end of the season, not on Friday night.”
Despite Benitez’s words of caution Napoli forward Goran Pandev will be treating the game as a derby match and is out to the end Rudi Garcia’s start as manager.
The Macedonian International spent 6 seasons’ with Roma’s fierce rivals Lazio is aiming to build on his good recent form, which has seen three goals scored in his last two games.
“Playing against Roma does feel like a derby for me, as I was at Lazio for five and a half years,” he told Il Messaggero newspaper.
“I dream of scoring against my old Napoli team-mate [Roma goalkeeper] Morgan De Sanctis, but it’s the performance of the whole team that is important.
“I didn’t expect Roma to be top of the table with a 100 per cent record after seven rounds, but they have a squad capable of fighting until the end, just like Napoli.”
Is it very possible whoever loses the game will wait up on Monday in third place with reigning Champions Juventus sitting patiently waiting to pounce.
Antonio Conte’s side are level on points with Napoli are their unbeaten start however they will head into their game against Fiorentina on Sunday without striker Fabio Quagliarella after he suffered a thigh injury in training and is out for around three weeks.
Although with the old Lady still able to call on Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente, Mirko Vucinic and Sebastian Giovinco Conte has plenty of attacking options at his disposal.
12th place AC Milan will aim to add to their 2 wins so far this season when they face Udinese at home on Saturday night.
Massimiliano Allegri’s under-performing side have been sent to a training retreat ahead of the game although chief executive Adriano Galliani was keen to stress that it was not done as a form of punishment.
He told the club’s official website: “We would not be punishing the players by sending them into a retreat.
“Milan have told the coach and the players that it is not happy with the team being in 12th place in the league.
“A retreat will serve in bringing concentration and allow everyone to be together. This would be the aim of the retreat and it is not there to punish anyone.”
Strugglers Cagliari and Catania also do battle on Saturday aiming to improve on their poor starts to the season.
Cagliari only lost twice so far but have struggled to turn draws into wins sharing the spoils in each of their last four of their five games while Catania have won one and drawn one of their last three and will head into the game full of confidence.
On Sunday, Hellas Verona will aim to keep their impressive start going when they face improving Parma. Parma have started to climb up the table are a unbeaten four game run that has seen them win 2 and drawn 2, an impressive turn around after drawing 1 and losing 2 of their opening 3 games.
Bottom side Sassuolo will hope leapfrog Bologna when they meet at the Mapei Stadium. Neither team has managed to claim a win this season and between they have conceded 41 goals, an average of three a game.
Atlanta face Lazio knowing a victory would see move above their visitors while Inter will look to bounce back from their defeat to Roma last time out when they face Torino.
Livorno will head into their game against third from bottom Sampdoria looking for their first win in four games while the day’s final game sees another two more teams in poor form, Genoa and Chievo meet at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris looking for only their 2nd win’s of the season.