A signature poker with a lot of records in the sign of Maradona and Napoli gives wings. The team remains with Spalletti overwhelms a Salernitana remodel and sets off in pursuit of the Nerazzurri top, four points away. The Milanese needed to win for clear and precise messages, the team did not miss the opportunity to snatch three points from last in the standings, always in the abyss of relegation, and continue to dream of ambitious goals. The championship sprint was therefore served thanks to a performance by his best men, starting with the always reliable Mertens and Insigne who scored the 115th goal with which he reached a certain Diago Armando Maradona proprion in the stadium dedicated to him. And in the Neapolitan home there is also to rejoice for the newfound form of Osimhen, the ‘masked’ man who continues to put minutes on his legs after the injury in November and who is already in a position to scratch again. A direct clash with Inter is scheduled for 13 February and it will be understood where this front-wheel drive Napoli can go. Salernitana rocked forbidden dreams for a few minutes, when she managed to equalize Juan Jesua’s advantage in the 17 ‘with Bonazzoli in the 33rd minute. But in the first half final the penalty achieved by Martens has extinguished all illusions to the guests and in the second half Napoli has spread again with the goals of Rrhamani and the penalty that Insigne got and made at 53 ‘
Spalletti confirms the formation with which he overtook Bologna last Monday. Osimhen’s return from the first minute slips again, opting for Mertens as his first bet. Between the posts there is the confirmation of Meret, while Insigne is seen again on the bench. In Salernitana, broadened due to the numerous positivity, he remains at Covid and several injuries, an unprecedented formation with the attacking formation formed by Vergani and Bonazzoli with Simy starting from the bench. On the outside Kechrida and Delli Carri on the sides of Schiavone. Napoli starts strong and after a handful of occasions realizes its higher quality in the game with Jean Jesus who signs the advantage with a precise left in the 17 ‘.
The Neapolitans seem to have the game in hand, they slightly stop the thrust and Salernitana takes the opportunity to equalize with a counterattack action finalized by Bonazzoli. Spalletti’s team suffers the blow, appears disoriented and not very attentive but at the end of the first half finds the advantage again thanks to Mertens who hits the center of a penalty after a knockdown by Elmas in the area.
while Spalletti’s team travels in total ease. There is glory also attacks for Insigne as soon as he enters who obtains the rigor that the same ante goes to achieve for poker that is worth his very personal record. With 115 goals with the blue jersey, Diego Atrmando Maradona reaches his legend, right in the stadium dedicated to him. A fairy tale. The match has nothing more to tell than the appearance of the masked man Osimhen who is finding his lost form more and more quickly. Spalletti’s team remains hooked to the top of the standings, temporarily overtakes Milan in anticipation of tonight’s super-challenge against Juventus and is four points behind the leaders Inter.
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Torino dominate Sassuolo, but Raspadori ruins the grenade party in the final minutes. A real joke for Bremer and his teammates who do not close it after the Sanabria goal and collect only one point (1-1). Dionisi smiles for the draw, despite an insufficient choral performance for 87 minutes. The plot of the race is clear from the very first minutes. The hosts direct the dispute to the sound of dense dribbling and intriguing offensive plots, thanks to an inspired Brekalo in front. The first opportunity, however, is on Sanabria’s feet who is absolutely not making Belotti regret: however, the Paraguayan’s header is contralto in the 13th minute. Just the latter, at the stroke of 16 ‘, adjusts his aim and puts the deserved 1-0 on goal for Juric’s team. This is also and above all thanks to Singo, who needs a golden assist for his teammate, who is good at stabbing Councils from two steps away. At 33 ‘Muldur makes a mess and still favors Sanabria, but this time the former Betis is stopped by the excellent reflex of the visiting goalkeeper. He doesn’t stop pushing Torino, unlike a Sassuolo who is almost impalpable in attack.
At 40 ‘it is still close to 2-0. This time with Mandragora who fires a missile from its 25 meters and ‘smashes’ the post with the goalkeeper beaten. Bad luck, as if that were not enough, gripped the guests who field Rogerio, but the winger was forced to leave 10 minutes later for a shot in the ankle. The minutes pass and the result remains open, even though there is a significant physical and qualitative difference. At 73 ‘another pole, that of Bremer (one of the best in the field) with a header and spoiled by the intervention of Consiglio. In the final, Sassuolo tries and takes advantage of the only carelessness of the home defense: Berardi’s restart, ball in the middle for Raspadori and a two-step goal that fixes the score on 1-1 in the 88th minute.
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With a goal from Green in the second half, Spezia won 1-0 and won the Ligurian derby against Sampdoria. Bitter return for Giampaolo on the bench of the “Doria” who, despite the defeat, can complain about the wood hit in the second half by Caputo. A decided start by the guests who, after having forced Spezia in their own half, on 14 ‘, becomes dangerous in the goal area. Long throw for Gabbiadini who hooks into the area and kicks on goal as a first intention; Provedel is reactive and smanaccia out the ball, but the referee had already whistled the offside position of the Sampdoria striker. The guests put pressure on La Spezia which, only at 40 ‘, manages to appear in the Sampdoria area. On the development of a corner, Kiwior tries to head but Falcone’s response is perfect and the first part of the match ends 0-0. The first minutes of the second half are played at a steady pace and the tactics put in place by the two teams ends up binding the game and the show. We have to wait for the 59th minute to see the first goal opportunity of the second half. Gabbiadini’s winning pocket for Caputo. The attacker looks for the winning touch but Provedel saves by anticipating the Sampdoria tip.
The missed opportunity puts wings at the feet of Giampaolo’s team who, in the 68th minute, close to the advantage. Perfect corner kicked by Candreva for Caputo who heads the ball to the post. Having escaped the, the hosts try to risk interrupting the opponent’s domination and, in the 69th minute, Thiago Motta can celebrate the goal of the unexpected 1-0: from the right, Gyasi serves Agudelo who, without thinking about it, crosses to the center of the area for Green, who scores the goal with a flying shot. Sampdoria loses Ekdal, double yellow for the Swede, and Spezia, in the 76th minute, tries to take advantage of it with Agudelo, but the Colombian’s left-handed attempt from distance is deflected and the ball, albeit slightly, ends up on the side in the last action from the goal of a match that gives three precious points in the fight for salvation to the eleven from La Spezia (four victories in the last five races).
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