Gennaro Gattuso takes charge of Napoli for the first time on Saturday evening when his new side welcome Parma to the Stadio San Paolo at 6pm.
Napoli (4-3-3): Meret; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Hysaj; Fabian Ruiz, Allan, Zielinski; Callejon, Milik, Insigne.
Unavailable: Malcuit, Tonelli.
Parma (4-3-3): Sepe; Darmian, Iacoponi, Bruno Alves, Gagliolo; Hernani, Brugman, Barillà; Kulusevski, Cornelius, Gervinho.
Unavailable: Inglese, Karamoh, Kucka, Scozzarella.
– Napoli and Parma have drawn only one of their last 13 Serie A meetings (2-2 in May 2015) – with Napoli winning eight to Parma’s four in that time.
– Napoli have won their last two Serie A games against Parma at San Paolo: they have never won three home consecutive matches against the Crociati in the competition.
– Napoli have picked up 21 points in Serie A this season, the last time they collected fewer points in their first 15 games was back in 2000/01 (14).
– The last time Napoli haven’t won in four consecutive home Serie A matches was back in March 2010 – they are currently on a streak of three in a row at San Paolo without a win (D2 L1).
– Parma have won two of their last seven Serie A games (D3 L2), having won three of their previous four before that (L1).
– Parma are looking to remain unbeaten in five consecutive Serie A away games for the first time since 2014 (currently W1 D3).
– Napoli have six players with two or more goals in the current Serie A campaign, no other team has more.
– Napoli have hit the woodwork 10 times in Serie A this season, more than any other side. If all woodwork hits counted as goals, Napoli would have eight more points than they currently have, the biggest difference in the division.
– Napoli’s Arkadiusz Milik has scored four goals against Parma, against no other team he netted more in Serie A.
– Parma’s Dejan Kulusevski is the only player born since 2000 to have started at least 15 matches in the top five European leagues this season.