Napoli vs Arsenal – 10 Vital Statistics


10. Arsenal scored twice in the opening 15 minutes to beat Napoli 2-0 at the Emirates in October – their fourth successive home victory against Italian opposition. The Gunners are 2.95 to win in Naples.

Watch the goals from that match here: 

 

9. Arsenal have a W14 D8 L6 record against Italian teams since their first clash, against Lazio in the 1970/71 Inter City Fairs Cup, finished 2-2 in Rome. Another draw is priced at 3.55.
 
8. Jack Wilshire’s opener just 29.56 seconds into Arsenal’s game with Marseille in matchday five was the quickest ever Champions League scored by an Englishman. Wilshere is 18.00 to score first again.
 
7. Napoli’s 3-3 draw with Udinese on Sunday means they have won just one in five games, including three defeats. The home side are 2.40 to win.
 
6. Napoli manager Rafael Benitez’s record against Arsenal is W4 D5 L8. The Italian club is 1.43 to win/draw on the Double Chance.
 
5. Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with Everton on Saturday ended a four-game winning streak in which they scored twice or more in each game. The Gunners are 2.18 to score +1.5 goals this Wednesday.
 
4. Napoli lead Arsenal 61-44 for total attempts in the Champions League this season, yet both teams have scored eight goals. Wednesday’s clash is 2.55 to witness +3.5 goals.
 
3. Aaron Ramsey has scored two from nine shots on target in Europe and has 15 goals already for club and country this season. The Wales international is 4.50 to score.
 
2. Gonzalo Higuain has three in four Champions League appearances for Napoli, plus two assists. The Argentine is 5.00 match favourite to score first on Wednesday.
 
1. Arsenal have scored first in each of their last five games and are priced at 1.90 to do so again, Draw no Bet.