Osimhen scores again in Napoli's draw with Cagliari

Published on: 26 February 2024

Victor Osimhen continues his scoring streak for Napoli with two goals in two consecutive games since returning from African Cup of Nations, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.

The Super Eagles forward opened score for the reigning Italian Serie A champions before going off with a knock in Napoli’s 1-1 draw against Cagliari.

After 45 minutes of play and additional time there was nothing to separate the two sides at the Domus Arena at the interval.

In the second half, the African Footballer of year brought his striker's instinct to break the deadlock for Napoli in the 65th minute.

He positioned himself to head the visitors in front from Raspadori's cross after the Italian does brilliantly to regain possession out wide.

Mazzocchi was brought in in Osimhen's stead after he suffered a knock on the 85th minute as Napoli continued to hold to the lead.

Unfortunately, it was not to be for the Gli Azzurri who conceded 6 minutes added time after 90 minutes to end the encouounter 1-1.

The result keeps Napoli 9 on the log with 37 points while Cagliari are 19 with 20 points after 27 matches.


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