Serie A: Napoli beats Bologna 3-0

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NAPOLI. Napoli was eventually too good for Bologna.

NAPOLI. Napoli was finally too strong for Bologna with the goal of F. Ruiz (18′), L. Insigne (41′ pen) and L. Insigne (41′ pen). Napoli was vastly superior ball possession (66%) 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 6:45 pm local time. The referee was Marco Serra with the assistance of Pasquale De Meo and Christian Rossi. The 4th official was Luca Massimi. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 15.5 degrees Celsius or 59.86 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 66%.​

Match Statistics

Napoli was in firm control of the ball 66% while Bologna was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Napoli was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Napoli won the encounter.

Napoli shot 19 times, 7 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Bologna shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.


Napoli received 1 yellow card (A. Z. Anguissa). On the other side, Bologna received 1 yellow card (G. Medel).

After playing this match, Napoli will have 28 points like Milan to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Bologna will stay with 12 points like Hellas Verona and Empoli to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 18'

    F. Ruiz

  • 33'

    A. Z. Anguissa

  • 38'

    Lorenzo Insigne (Penalty awarded)

  • 40'

    Gary Medel

  • 41'

    L. Insigne (Penalty)

  • 62'

    A. Skov Olsen

    I. Mbaye

  • 62'

    Lorenzo Insigne (Penalty)

  • 65'

    Piotr Zielinski

    Lorenzo Insigne

  • 66'

    Matteo Politano

    Hirving Lozano

  • 75'

    Diego Demme

    Frank Anguissa

  • 75'

    Luis Binks

    Nicolás Domínguez

  • 75'

    Dries Mertens

    Eljif Elmas

  • 75'

    Nicola Sansone

    Emanuel Vignato

  • 81'

    Sydney van Hooijdonk

    Musa Barrow

  • 81'

    Mitchell Dijks 

    Aaron Hickey

  • 87'

    Faouzi Ghoulam

    Mário Rui

Next matche

In the upcoming Serie A match, Napoli will play away against Salernitana on the 31st of October with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Napoli (0 draws).

Bologna will host Cagliari on the 1st of November with a 8-8 head to head statistic.

Napoli: Formation and Lineups

Napoli started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Luciano Spalletti chose to play with the following team: David Ospina (6.8), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (7.4), Amir Rrahmani (7.2), Kalidou Koulibaly (7.0), Mário Rui (7.5), André Zambo Anguissa (6.8), Fabián Ruiz (8.0), Hirving Lozano (6.7), Eljif Elmas (7.0), Lorenzo Insigne (8.1) and Victor Osimhen (7.7).


Napoli made 5 changes: L. Insigne for P. Zielinski (65′), H. Lozano for M. Politano (66′), A. Z. Anguissa for D. Demme (75′), E. Elmas for D. Mertens (75′) and M. Rui for F. Ghoulam (87′).

Top player: Lorenzo Insigne

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

His rating is (8.1) with 2 goals, 55 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 6.

Bologna: Formation and Lineups

Bologna started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the opposite side, Siniša Mihajlović played with: Łukasz Skorupski (6.3), Lorenzo De Silvestri (6.6), Gary Medel (6.1), Arthur Theate (6.3), Ibrahima Mbaye (5.9), Mattias Svanberg (6.2), Nicolás Domínguez (7.0), Aaron Hickey (6.7), Riccardo Orsolini (7.1), Emanuel Vignato (6.5) and Musa Barrow (6.5).


Bologna made 5 changes: I. Mbaye for A. Skov Olsen (62′), E. Vignato for N. Sansone (75′), N. Dominguez for L. Binks (75′), M. Barrow for S. van Hooijdonk (81′) and A. Hickey for M. Dijks (81′).

Top player: Riccardo Orsolini

The player who no doubt impressed Bologna the most was Riccardo Orsolini.

His rating is (7.1) with 30 passes (60% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.



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