Napoli aim to build on impressive start

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2021/22 Serie A

Matchday 6 of 38

Napoli vs Cagliari 

Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (Stadio San Paolo)
Naples, Italy
Sunday, 26 September 2021
Kick-off is at 21:45 

Napoli will be aiming to build on their strong start to the 2021/22 Serie A season when they host Cagliari on Sunday evening. 

Lorenzo Insigne
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Gli Azzurri started the season with four straight wins and will be away to Sampdoria on Thursday before hosting a struggling Cagliari in Naples this weekend. 
“The season is still long, but the team has quality,” Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti told DAZN following their 4-0 win over Udinese on Monday. 

“Perhaps, we lack those players who can allow us to make substitutions, keeping the team’s level high. And we need to be lasting, how many games can we play at this level? This will make the difference.

“Milan are very strong, Inter have worked well despite a couple of big sales. They brought important players in and they have a strong midfield.

“Our strength is our environment. We are overwhelmed with love that can become fuel for players," he added. 
Cagliari have yet to win a game this season and go into the weekend in 19th spot on the league standings following a 2-0 loss at home to Empoli. 

Walter Mazzarri
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Last season, Napoli took four points off Gli Isolani. They won 4-1 away before a 1-1 draw in Naples. 

Napoli vs Cagliari head-to-head statistics:

Matches played: 40
Napoli wins: 19
Cagliari wins: 6
Draws: 15

Serie A fixtures, matchday 6:  

Saturday, 25 September 
16:00 - Spezia vs AC Milan 
19:00 - Inter vs Atalanta 
21:45 - Genoa vs Verona 
Sunday, 26 September 
13:30 - Juventus vs Sampdoria 
16:00 - Udinese vs Fiorentina 
16:00 - Sassuolo vs Salernitana
16:00 - Empoli vs Bologna 
19:00 - Lazio vs Roma 
21:45 - Napoli vs Cagliari 
Monday, 27 September 
21:45 - Venezia vs Torino 

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Published: 09/23/2021