The away team, meanwhile, are looking to be unbeaten in their last three games and will be looking to keep the game going.
Napoli secured their place in the knockout stages of the Europa League in a dramatic final with a 3-2 win over Leicester City.
Luciano Spalletti’s side are now turning their attention to Serie A, where they have failed to win each of their last two games, drawing 2-1 with Sassuolo before suffering a 3-2 defeat at Atalanta .
With 36 points after 16 matches, Napoli is currently 3rd in the Serie A table, 2 points behind the top team AC Milan.
Meanwhile, Empoli continued their fine streak of results as they won 3-1 against Udinese last time out.
Aurelio Andreazzoli’s men are now unbeaten in their last three matches, having recorded two wins and a draw in that time.
This rise in form has helped Empoli rise to 11th place in the rankings after gaining 23 points from 16 opening matches.
Head to head Napoli vs Empoli
The results have been split right in the middle of this fixture’s history, with both sides claiming five wins from their last 14 meetings. The spoils were divided among four different occasions during that time.
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Napoli vs Empoli . Team News
Kalidou Koulibaly, Stanislav Lobotka, Alessandro Zaniolo, Lorenzo Insigne and Fabian Ruiz are all recovering from injuries and will not be participating in the match.
Injured: Kalidou Koulibaly, Stanislav Lobotka, Alessandro Zaniolo, Lorenzo Insigne and Fabian Ruiz
Ban: Not available
In contrast, the away team entered the match in clean health and had no concerns about suspension.
Injured: Not available
Ban: Not available
Napoli vs Empoli . Prediction Association
Napoli predicts XI (3-4-3): David Ospina; Juan Jesus, Amir Rrahmani, Giovanni Di Lorenzo; Kelvin Malcuit, Stanislav Lobotka, Piotr Zielinski, Mario Rui; Hirving Lozano, Eljif Elmas, Dries Mertens
Empoli Predict XI (4-3-1-2): Guglielmo Vicario; Fabiano Parisi, Sebastiano Luperto, Lorenzo Tonelli, Petar Stojanovic; Liam Henderson, Samuele Ricci, Nicolas Haas, Nedim Bajrami; Federico Di Francesco, Andrea Pinamonti
Predict Napoli vs Empoli
Napoli entered Sunday’s game after an uplifting Europa League win and will be looking to keep the team rolling. They boast a significantly stronger player base and we predict they will take all three points in this matchup.
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