Osimhen, Ademola put on a show in Serie A


It was a nervy encounter at the Gewiss Stadium on Saturday, as Atlanta played host to high-flying and table topping Napoli.

Fresh from there nomination for the Serie A player of the month, Ademola Lookman and Victor Osimhen put in some fine performances for their respective teams as Atalanta and Napoli clashed in the league.

Eventually, it Osimhen who ended up victorious as Napoli came from behind to secure a 2-1 victory and extend their lead at the top of the table to eight points.

The home team got the first goal as Ademola Lookman stepped up to dispatch his penalty after a hand ball in the box.

The goal seemed to reignite Napoli players as they responded almost immediately with a quick double.

Osimhen reacted quickly to meet the beautifully executed cross of Piotr Zielinski.

Barely 10 minutes later, Osimhen turned provider as he laid a pass to the path of Eljif Elmas who dispatched emphatically to put Napoli in the lead.

Osimhen now tops the Italian Serie A goal scoring chat with eight goals while Ademola Lookman is down to combined third with six goals.

Napoli are on top with 8 points but can be reduced to six point if AC Milan win their next game.


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