Osimhen grabs brace in Napoli’s 5-1 thumping of Juventus

Osimhen grabs brace in Napoli’s  5-1 thumping of Juventus

Nigerian ahead, Victor Osimhen grabbed a brace and supplied two assists in Napoli’s 5-1 humiliation of Juventus on the Diego Maradona stadium on Friday within the Italian Serie A.

The sport meant Napoli are ten factors clear on the highest of the Scudetto league standing.

The Nigeria worldwide headed in a rebound effort after Wojciech Szczesny had parried Kvicha Kvaratskhelia volley from 12 yards within the fifteenth minute for his twelfth Serie A purpose (thirty sixth league purpose) of the season and his fortieth for the Napoli since he joined the membership.

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Within the thirty ninth minute, the previous Lille striker made an help for his aspect’s second purpose after he intelligently rolled the ball throughout for Kvaratskhelia to comb dwelling from 10 yards out earlier than Angel Di Maria halved the deficit with a chic strike contained in the field.

A surprising strike from the sting of the field from Amir Rrahmani restored Napoli’s two purpose cushion earlier than Osimhen made it 4-1 together with his second header of the sport to change into the joint prime fifth most prolific African goal-scorer in Serie A with Keita Balde.

It was the primary time Osimhen could be scoring towards Juventus since he joined from Lille Metropole in  2020.

The strike additionally ended Juventus’s unbeaten run of eight video games within the Serie A and Szczesny’s eight straight clear sheets which lasted for 770 minutes.

The gangling striker now leads the pack with 12 targets from 16 video games and he’s within the operating for the Scudetto’s golden boot award.

Lautaro Martinez, Marko Arnautovic and M’Bala Nzola comes second third and fourth on the scorer’s chart.

African file within the Serie A exhibits that George Weah leads the pack with 46 targets whereas the trio Gervinho,Mohamed Kallon and Khouma Babacar are joint second with 39 targets.

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