Napoli 1-0 Spezia: conquers 1-0 with a late goal scored by G. Raspadori

NAPOLI. Napoli snatched a late win Spezia 1-0 after G. Raspadori scored just 1 goal (89').

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NAPOLI. Napoli snatched a late win Spezia 1-0 after G. Raspadori scored just 1 goal (89′). Napoli was vastly superior ball possession (63%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (Napoli) stadium in Napoli on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Alberto Santoro with the help of Damiano Margani and Marco D’Ascanio. The 4th official was Manuel Volpi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 27 degrees Celsius or 80.6 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 69%.​

Match Statistics

Napoli was in firm control of the ball 63% while Spezia was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Napoli was more aggressive with 76 dangerous attacks and 30 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Napoli won the encounter.

Napoli shot 30 times, 7 on target, 23 off target. On the opposite side, Spezia shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Napoli received 3 yellow cards (E. Elmas, L. Spalletti and L. Spalletti). On the other side, Spezia received 2 yellow cards (E. Gyasi and B. Dragowski).

After this contest, Napoli will have 11 points like Milan to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Spezia will stay with 5 points like Hellas Verona to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 45'
    45'

    E. Gyasi

  • 46'
    46'

    S. Lobotka

    T. Ndombele

  • 57'
    57'

    P. Zielinski

    A. Z. Anguissa

  • 57'
    57'

    H. Lozano

    M. Politano

  • 63'
    63'

    V. Kovalenko

    S. Bastoni

  • 67'
    67'

    G. Simeone

    K. Kvaratskhelia

  • 70'
    70'

    P. Hristov

    E. Ampadu

  • 70'
    70'

    M. E. Ellertsson

    M. Bourabia

  • 71'
    71'

    E. Elmas

  • 75'
    75'

    G. Gaetano

    E. Elmas

  • 77'
    77'

    B. Dragowski

  • 81'
    81'

    J. Sala

    K. Agudelo

  • 83'
    83'

    L. Spalletti

  • 89'
    89'

    G. Raspadori

  • 90'
    90'

    L. Spalletti

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Napoli will host Torino on the 1st of October with a 14-4 head to head record in favor of Napoli (6 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 (6.8), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (7.2), Amir Rrahmani (7.3), Juan Jesus (7.6), Mário Rui (7.4), André Zambo Anguissa (7.1), Tanguy Ndombélé (6.5), Eljif Elmas (7.0), Matteo Politano (6.9), Giacomo Raspadori (6.2) and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (7.1).

Substitutes

Napoli made 5 changes: T. Ndombele for S. Lobotka (46′), A. Z. Anguissa for P. Zielinski (57′), M. Politano for H. Lozano (57′), K. Kvaratskhelia for G. Simeone (67′) and E. Elmas for G. Gaetano (75′).

Top player: Juan Jesus

Probably the most impressive player in Napoli was Juan Jesus even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 45 passes (86% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 13.

Spezia: Formation and Lineups

Spezia started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the opposite side, Luca Gotti played with: Bartłomiej Drągowski (7.7), Ethan Ampadu (6.1), Jakub Kiwior (7.6), Dimitris Nikolaou (6.9), Emil Holm (7.4), Kevin Agudelo (6.2), Mehdi Bourabia (7.2), Simone Bastoni (7.2), Arkadiusz Reca (7.3), M’Bala Nzola (6.6) and Emmanuel Gyasi (6.9).

Substitutes

Spezia made 4 changes: S. Bastoni for V. Kovalenko (63′), E. Ampadu for P. Hristov (70′), M. Bourabia for M. E. Ellertsson (70′) and K. Agudelo for J. Sala (81′).

Best player: Bartłomiej Drągowski

The player that probably impressed the most for Spezia was the goalkeeper: Bartłomiej Drągowski. His rating is 7.70. He performed 5 saves.

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