Victor Osimhen Scores, Ebuehi Sees Red As Napoli Defeat Venezia In Serie A Clash
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By Amaechi Agbo
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen scored on Sunday on his full return to action as Napoli secured three vital points away against Venezia in the Italia Serie A, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
However, his compatriot and defender, Tyronne Ebuehi who featured for the home team, was red-carded in the closing stage of the match after a tackle. Initially, the referee issued Ebuehi a yellow card but a further VAR check changed the decision to a straight red card.
Osimhen rose high to power home headed-goal in 59 minutes to give his side the lead.
The former Lille of France striker made his start for Napoli since November when he fractured his face and underwent facial surgery
Andrea Petagna scored the second goal in the 90+10 minutes to hand Napoli crucial three points as the continue their push to reclaim the log leadership
Victor Osimhen has scored more goals than any other Napoli player across all competitions this season with 10 goals from 17 games to his credit.
David Okereke also featured for Venezia and gave a good account of himself despite the defeat.
Napoli are now second on the Serie A table, 1 points below leaders Inter Milan who have a game in hand.