Second place Napoli are hoping to go top of the Serie A if they can muster a win against Fiorentina this Sunday.

Napoli travel to Verona desperately looking to bounce back and keep their hopes of a Scudetto alive.

Verona have improved in the recent past, with their four-game unbeaten run leaving them in ninth with 41 points.

Napoli remain in third place with 57 points, three adrift of Serie A leaders AC Milan.

Verona held Fiorentina to a 1-1 draw last time out while Napoli were beaten 1-0 by Milan.

Unbeaten in their last three league games against Sunday’s visitors, Verona are sure to fancy their chances of extending that streak this weekend.

Having posted their best points tally after 28 games since 1995, Verona will be confident ahead of Sunday’s fixture.

Play here to make your predictions for the mouthwatering clash.

What time does Verona vs Napoli start?

The game kicks off at 5pm Kenyan time at the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi.

Verona vs Napoli team news

Antonin Barak is back for the hosts after recovering from a knee problem but may have to start on the becnh.

Darko Lazavic and Miguel Veloso however remain doubtful with injuries.

Giovani Simeone who has previously scored four goals in 11 Serie A games against Napoli, will lead the attacking line.

For the visitors, Lorenzo Insigne will start in a bid to become the first Serie A player since 2010 to reach 250 wins with one club.

Matteo Politano is unavailable and will be replaced by either Adam Ounas or Hirving Lozano on the flank.

Verona vs Napoli head to head

These sides have faced each other 22 times in the past and the hosts have only managed three wins.

Napoli have come out on top 13 times and the remaining six have ended in a draw.

Verona vs Napoli current form

The home team have won twice and lost twice in their recent run of five matches while Napoli are on a poor run that has seen them win only once in that run.

Verona vs Napoli prediction

It’s tough to call this one but there should not be a shortage of goals with both team tipped to get at least one in the game.

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