GdS: Numbers show key areas where Milan and Napoli have declined since first 10 games

By Oliver Fisher -

Tonight’s game between AC Milan and Napoli will not just be a battle of two sides struggling with injuries but also two teams who are battling a period of tough form.

This morning’s edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport has some of the numbers for Milan and Napoli from their first 10 games of the season compared to the last 7, starting with possession where the Rossoneri have actually gone up from 54.7% to 57.7%, while the Neapolitans went from 59.6% to 57.7%.

In terms of average goals scored per game both teams have had a drop off with Milan going from 2.3 to 1.9 and Napoli from 2.2 to 1.7, while average goals conceded per game has gone up for Stefano Pioli’s side from 0.9 to 1.4 and for Spalletti’s men from 0.3 to 1.3.

Both teams are shooting on goal less too as Milan are at 4.3 per game compared to 4.4 from the first 10 rounds, and Napoli are at 4.1 having been at 6. Finally, the Diavolo are covering less ground too with 52.3km per game going to 51.3km, but Napoli have gone from 52.3km to 52.6km.

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