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Sunday April 6 2014
Line-ups: Parma-Napoli

Antonio Cassano is not even on the bench as Parma try to complete the double over Gonzalo Higuain’s Napoli.

It kicks off at the Stadio Tardini at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

The last time these two sides met, the Ducali emerged with a shock victory at the Stadio San Paolo and now want to complete the season double.

Cassano is not yet fit after his ankle problem ruled him out of Wednesday’s defeat to Roma, a game rescheduled when it was rained off in February.

Since setting a new club record with their 17-round unbeaten run, Parma have lost three on the bounce, so confidence needs boosting.

Amauri and captain Alessandro Lucarelli sit out bans with ex-Napoli midfielder Walter Gargano among the absentees.

Jonathan Biabiany and Ezequiel Schelotto hope to use their pace on the wings to surprise the Partenopei around Raffaele Palladino.

Napoli need a win to maintain any hope of catching Roma in second place, which is worth an automatic spot in the Champions League.

The gap now stands at 12 points and they are only nine clear of Fiorentina in fourth, so nothing can be taken for granted.

Rafa Benitez’s men are brimming with confidence after beating Juventus 2-0 last week, but are still without the injured Christian Maggio, Juan Camilo Zuniga and Rafael.

Paulo Henrique maintains his place at right-back with Faouzi Ghoulam returning from suspension on the right.

Marek Hamsik starts despite poor form with Jose Callejon, Lorenzo Insigne and Higuain.

Parma: Mirante; Cassani, Paletta, Felipe, Molinaro; Acquah, Marchionni, Parolo; Schelotto, Palladino, Biabiany

Parma bench: Bajza, Pavarini, Rossini, Gobbi, Sall, Mauri, Jankovic, Munari, Obi, Galloppa, Cerri

Napoli: Reina; Henrique, Fernandez, Albiol, Ghoulam; Inler, Jorginho; Insigne, Hamsik, Callejon; Higuain

Napoli bench: Doblas, Colombo, Britos, Reveillere, Mesto, Behrami, Dzemaili, Mertens, Zapata, Pandev

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