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Serie A Preview: Napoli - Juventus

Napoli have shown a tendency to struggle against Italy's bigger clubs as was exhibited by their comprehensive 3-1 defeat to Italian and European champions Inter on Thursday night. The Partenopei have also suffered defeats to Milan and Lazio in the league and Liverpool in the Europa League and things need to be reshaped.

On Sunday night Walter Mazzarri's side entertain yet another big gun of Italian football as Juventus come to Naples. Napoli are very strong at the Stadio San Paolo as they have collected five wins out of a possible eight in the league and have emerged victorious in their last five competitive games in front of their own supporters.

With 33 points from 18 matches, Napoli are stationed third in the league standings, six points behind leaders Milan. A Scudetto triumph has never really been the Azzurri's main objective of the season but with Roma, Palermo and Inter all winning their respective opening matches of the new year, the Naples-based club will have to res...

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