Friday March 1 2013
Moggi: 'Napoli-Juve like a Derby'

Former Juventus and Napoli director Luciano Moggi says tonight’s Scudetto showdown could have any result and “is like a Derby.”

The disgraced ex-director general is from Naples, although became most famous as the key figure in the Calciopoli scandal in Turin.

This evening the two teams go head-to-head at the Stadio San Paolo, kick-off at 19.45 GMT. Click here for a match preview.

“This could end with a home win, a draw or an away victory. It is a difficult game to decipher,” Moggi told Odeon TV.

“Napoli are not in great shape, but considering how special this occasion is, they could well win it. Napoli-Juventus is like a Derby.

“The strength of the teams is more important than the referee and right now Juve seem stronger.”

Edinson Cavani has not scored for six official games, while Antonio Conte looks set to keep the faith with Sebastian Giovinco despite jeers from the Juventus fans.

“Giovinco has scored more goals than anyone at Juve, so he is doing well and is also to be considered important in providing assists. Of course he’s not an exceptional player, but Juve’s strength is in their group dynamic and he grew up in this team.

“Conte was a great Coach even when he was a player,” added Moggi.

“Massimiliano Allegri, on the other hand, became great through hard work and focused on theory to teach movements to his players. When Milan were doing badly, it was not Allegri’s fault.”

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