Victor Osimhen Returns Napoli To Top Of Italian Serie A Table
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Victor Osimhen was in action for Napoli on Sunday night as they defeated Lazio 2-1 to move to the top spot of the Italian serie A table.
The Super Eagles striker was given another starting role by coach Luciano Spalletti, and he played the entire minutes of the game.
The Nigerian international started in attack alongside Italy national team star Lorenzo Insigne and Matteo Politano who also had a great game.
Osimhen had the first shot of the game in the fifth minute, but it went straight into the hands of the goalkeeper.
Lazio later wasted two big chances to chances to go in front as the first half ended without a goal.
Napoli’s Captain, Lorenzo Insigne then opened scoring in the 67th minutes, with a fine culer from outside the box.
The Italian thought he had made it 2-0 for the Luciano Spalleti side when he bundle home rebound after goalkeeper saved Osimhen snapshot, but the goal was ruled out for offside.
Pedro Rodriguez however, equalized for the home team in the 88th minute, before Fabian Ruiz scored the winning goal for Napoli in the last minute of the added time.
The 2-1 victory over Lazio has now taken Napoli back to the top spot of the Italian serie A table with 57 points from 27 matches played. Although they have same points as second placed AC Milan, their superior goal difference hands them the leadership