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Napoli easily beat Rangers and made the history of club

Napoli (Italy): Napoli beat Rangers 3-0 in Champions League today, Wednesday, establishing a record for club winning 12 games in a row in all competitions. Argentine striker Giovanni Simeone scored two goals in the first half leading Napoli in Diego Maradona led the way against the Scots, while Norwegian defender Leo Ostegaard added to the hosts’ lead with a powerful header from a cross from a corner kick in the 80th minute. victory overtook Napoli in their longest consecutive winning streak in 1986, when Maradona was the star of the team. Napoli, who have already qualified for the knockout stage, is in lead Group A with 15 points from five straight wins, three points clear of second-placed Liverpool next week in visit to Anfield in the last match of the group. Napoli will do in way to stay in lead the group if they avoid defeat at Anfield by three or more goals. Rangers, who have already left the competition, are the last of the group standings without points and will also miss the Europa League if they do not beat Ajax, third. in standings for three points, for at least five goals, when they host the Dutch team, which today lost 3-0 in home versus Liverpool. Striker Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid manager Diego, opened the doors in the 11th minute when he penetrated behind the defense and sent a shot into the far corner of the goal and doubled the score in the 16th minute with a header. Midfielder Tangay Ndombele nearly scored the third goal midway through the first half with a powerful long shot area that shook the crossbar. Napoli faltered in the second half but increased their goals with a header from Ostegaard, repeating the 3-0 win over the Scottish side in Glasgow last month. It was the 20th goal of the Italian team in five Champions League games in this season, more than any other team in the competition. (Reuters)


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