Osimhen and Kvaratskhelia Inspire Napoli’s thrashing of Juventus


Victor Osimhen and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia were Involved in three goals each as the Napoli duo’s gave a five star performance to lead their team to a 5-1 victory over Juventus at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium on Friday.

It was defense against attack as the most potent team in Italy came up against the team with the meanest defensive record.

Before the encounter Napoli had scored 39 goals in 17 games the most in the division while, Juventus had conceded on 7 goals in the same number of games the least in the division and were on an eight game winning Streak.

Victor Osimhen was on hand to head home the opening goal thanks to Kvaratskhelia’s effort that ricocheted onto his path form Wojciech Szczęsny’s attempted save.

Osimhen then turned provider moments later as he unselfishly squared to Kvaratskhelia to tuck home for the second goal after just 39 minutes.

Juventus shot back immediately through Angel Di Maria who clinically finished after he was found in space by Arkadiusz Milik to halve the deficit.

Minutes later Meret made an Important intervention to make sure Napoli go into the break In Front.

The second half was quite one sided as Napoli began to impose their superiority, and Amir Rrahmani soon got on the score sheet for Napoli’s third, he was in space and riffled a great shot in, following Kvaratskhelia’s Corner delivery.

Osimhen and Kvaratskhelia combined again for the second time to inflict more pain on Juventus as the latter’s inch perfect cross was headed home by Osimhen to extend the lead by 4 goals to 1.

Soon after the fifth came and it’s was unlucky for the Turin side as a wickedly deflected effort from Elmas flew past the helpless Szczęsny to make it 5-1.

Osimhen has now scored 12 goals in the Italian Serie A this season, four more than nearest challenger Lautaro Martinez in the race for the golden boot.

Meanwhile, the defeat also means that Juventus has fallen to third behind AC Milan in the Serie A standings.


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