Napoli continues to restart perfectly with Juventus beating Roma

Napoli continued their ideal start by taking their eighth consecutive victory since the start of the season in course, host of Turin 1-0 on Sunday in the eighth stage of the Italian Football Championship, to regain the advantage of Milan, while Juventus recently continued its awakening and beat Roma 1 a zero.

Napoli, absent from the local title since 1990, led by the late Argentine legend Diego Maradona, brings his score to 24 points, two points ahead of Milan, passed in advantage on Saturday with a difficult victory over Hellas Verona 3-2.

Torino suffered a painful blow, injuring their captain, Rolando Mandragora, after 8 minutes, with a serious knee injury, and was replaced by Benjamin Kone from Ivory Coast.

Despite Napoli’s control over the course of the match, he struggled to penetrate Torino’s organized defense and had a first chance when the referee awarded him a penalty after Kony blocked Giovanni Lorenzo back. hit, but shot weak in the hands of the Serbian goalkeeper of Torino Vanja Milinkovic-Savic (27).

At the beginning of the second half the referee did not award a goal by the defender Giovanni Lorenzo for offside after having resorted to the video assistant referee technique (56), then the Mexican shot by Herving Losano, who participated as a substitute in the center of the second half, bounced off the post (63).

The southern team, coached by Luciano Spalletti to succeed Gennaro Gattuso at the start of the season, waited until the 81st minute to score the winning goal after their Nigerian national striker Victor Osimhen headed a ball in area and deposited it in net .

At the Allianz Stadium, Juventus continues their relaunch after an uncertain start, obtaining their fourth consecutive victory and Roma 1-0 host.

Seven Italian players have participated with Juventus, which is the highest percentage of clubs playing in its ranks since eight clubs started the match with Inter in 2015.

The first chance for the capital was when Lorenzo Pellegrini raised the ball on a free kick inside thearea, followed by defender Gianluca Mancini with a header, but Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny saved his brilliant attempt (6).

Contrary to the course of the game, Juventus managed to score from the first opportunity that occurred when Mattia De Sciglio crossed a cross that Moise Kean followed with his head in net (16).

Roma suffered a blow from the injury of midfielder Nicolò Zaniolo, who came out and was replaced by Stephan El Shaarawy.

And there was a golden opportunity for Roma to equalize when the referee awarded him a penalty for his French midfielder Josedan Vertoot, but Szczesny blocked his attempt brilliantly (44).

It is the first time that Vertut misses a penalty kick in the colors of Roma, after 13 successful attempts in various competitions.

Roma threw all their weight in the last quarter of an hour, but the Juventus defense, led by the veteran duo Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci, managed to bring in save the game.

Atalanta prepared in the best way to face Wednesday in Manchester United Champions League with the triumphant return from Empoli for 4-1.

Atalanta temporarily climbs to sixth place with 14 points, in awaiting the outcome of Fiorentina’s match on Monday against Venezia at the end of the group.

And he surprised Atalanta’s experienced coach Jan Piero Gasperini by including veteran Slovenian striker Josip Ilicic as the keystone, and his decision was right because he scored twice.

The 33-year-old striker suffered from depression last season due to the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic, and fans of the club they hope that from now on in then you regain his desire to score.

Ilicic carries in Atalanta advantage after a pass from the Danish Joachim Mihaly in the 11th minute, scoring his first goal of the season, then scoring the second goal with a ball curled from the periphery of thearea (26).

Empoli reduced the score when Federico Di Francesco scored for him (30), but Atalanta restored the difference to their predecessor when Empoli defender Mattia Feti scored an own goal early in the second half.

Colombian Duvan Sabata scored his 100th goal in the Italian league one minute before the end of the match after a quick counterattack.

Cagliari got their first win in this season, beating Sampdoria 3-1.

Cagliari’s goals were scored by the Brazilian Joao Pedro (4.90 + 4) and the Uruguayan Martin Caceres (74), while the Norwegian Morten Thorsby scored the only goal of Sampdoria (82).

After four defeats and three draws, Cagliari raises the score to six points in 17th place, while Sampdoria’s balance sheet also stops at 6 points in 16th place, after suffering the fourth defeat in championship in this season.

In the other two matches Udinese drew with Bologna 1-1, and Genoa with Sassuolo 2-2.

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