Europa League: Napoli tops Legia Warszawa 3-0

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NAPOLI. Napoli was in the end too good for Legia Warszawa.

NAPOLI. Napoli was eventually too good for Legia Warszawa with the goal of L. Insigne (76′), V. Osimhen (80′) and M. Politano (90′). Napoli was vastly superior ball possession (70%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (Napoli) Stadium in Napoli on Thursday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Carlos del Cerro Grande who had the assistance of Pau Cebrián Devis and Roberto Alonso Fernández. The 4th official was Guillermo Cuadra Fernández. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 19.3 degrees Celsius or 66.7 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

Napoli was in firm control of the ball 70% while Legia Warszawa was struggling with a 30% ball possession.

Napoli was more aggressive with 77 dangerous attacks and 29 shots of which 11 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Napoli won the match.

Napoli shot 29 times, 11 on target, 18 off target. On the opposite side, Legia Warszawa shot 9 times, 0 on target, 9 off target.


Napoli received 2 yellow cards (J. Jesus and K. Manolas). On the opposite side, Legia Warszawa received 1 yellow card (M. Johansson).

After this match, Napoli has 4 points to occupy the 2nd place in the standings. while Legia Warszawa stays with 6 points (1st).

Match Events

  • 14'

    J. Jesus

  • 44'

    K. Manolas

  • 57'

    V. Osimhen

    H. Lozano

  • 57'

    F. Ruiz

    A. Z. Anguissa

  • 59'

    B. Slisz

    R. Lopes

  • 71'

    L. Kastrati


  • 71'

    M. Emreli

    E. Muci

  • 72'

    A. Petagna

    D. Mertens

  • 72'

    M. Politano

    K. Manolas

  • 73'

    M. Johansson

  • 76'

    L. Insigne

  • 77'

    I. Kharatin

    A. Martins

  • 80'

    V. Osimhen

    L. Insigne

  • 81'

    A. Rrahmani

    L. Insigne

  • 90'

    M. Politano

Next matche

In the upcoming Europa League match, Napoli will play away against Legia Warszawa on the 4th of November with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Napoli (0 draws).

Legia Warszawa will host Napoli on the 4th of November with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Napoli (0 draws).

Napoli: Formation and Lineups

Napoli started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Luciano Spalletti chose to play with the following team: Alex Meret (6.6), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (7.1), Konstantinos Manolas (6.8), Kalidou Koulibaly (7.3), Juan Jesus (6.5), André Zambo Anguissa (7.0), Diego Demme (7.3), Eljif Elmas (7.2), Hirving Lozano (6.8), Dries Mertens (6.8) and Lorenzo Insigne (8.6).


Napoli made 5 changes: H. Lozano for V. Osimhen (57′), A. Z. Anguissa for F. Ruiz (57′), D. Mertens for A. Petagna (72′), K. Manolas for M. Politano (72′) and L. Insigne for A. Rrahmani (81′).

Top player: Lorenzo Insigne

The player who no doubt impressed Napoli the most was Lorenzo Insigne.

His rating is (8.6) with 1 goal, 64 passes (78% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 10 crosses.

Legia Warszawa: Formation and Lineups

Legia Warszawa started with a 3-5-1-1 line-up (3-5-1-1).

On the opposite side, Czesław Michniewicz played with: Cezary Miszta (7.4), Artur Jędrzejczyk (6.1), Mateusz Wieteska (7.1), Maik Nawrocki (6.8), Mattias Johansson (6.7), Josué (7.0), André Martins (7.1), Luquinhas (6.4), Filip Mladenović (6.8), Rafael Lopes (6.4) and Ernest Muçi (6.6).


Legia Warszawa made 4 changes: R. Lopes for B. Slisz (59′), Luquinhas for L. Kastrati (71′), E. Muci for M. Emreli (71′) and A. Martins for I. Kharatin (77′).

Best player: Cezary Miszta

The player that probably impressed the most for Legia Warszawa was the goalkeeper: Cezary Miszta. His rating is 7.43. He performed 7 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Europa League



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