Serie A: Napoli defeats Genoa 3-0

NAPOLI. Napoli was finally too good for Genoa.


NAPOLI. Napoli was after all too much to handle for Genoa with the goal of V. Osimhen (32′), L. Insigne (65′ pen) and S. Lobotka (81′). Napoli was vastly superior ball possession (67%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (Napoli) stadium in Napoli on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Michael Fabbri who was helped by Matteo Passeri and Alessandro Costanzo. The 4th official was Antonio Giua. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 22.8 degrees Celsius or 73 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 64%.​

Match Statistics

Napoli was in firm control of the ball 67% while Genoa was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Napoli was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 12 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Napoli won the contest.

Napoli shot 22 times, 12 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Genoa shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.


Napoli received 1 yellow card (S. Lobotka). On the other side, Genoa received 1 yellow card (P. Galdames).

After playing this contest, Napoli will have 73 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Genoa will stay with 28 points to stay in the 19th place.

Match Events

  • 24'

    M. Frendrup

    M. Badelj

  • 32'

    V. Osimhen

    G. Di Lorenzo

  • 38'

    P. Galdames

  • 56'


    S. Hefti

  • 56'

    C. Ekuban

    M. Portanova

  • 65'

    L. Insigne (Penalty)

  • 73'

    S. Lobotka

    F. Ruiz

  • 73'

    F. Ghoulam

    M. Rui

  • 74'

    P. Zielinski

    D. Mertens

  • 75'

    M. Destro

    A. Gudmundsson

  • 75'

    F. Melegoni

    P. Galdames

  • 81'

    S. Lobotka

  • 83'

    D. Demme

    A. Z. Anguissa

  • 87'

    S. Lobotka

  • 88'

    E. Elmas

    L. Insigne

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Napoli: Formation and Lineups

Napoli adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Luciano Spalletti chose to play with the following team: David Ospina (7.3), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (7.4), Amir Rrahmani (6.9), Kalidou Koulibaly (7.0), Mário Rui (7.0), André Zambo Anguissa (7.4), Fabián Ruiz (7.3), Hirving Lozano (7.4), Dries Mertens (8.1), Lorenzo Insigne (8.6) and Victor Osimhen (6.8).


Napoli made 5 changes: F. Ruiz for S. Lobotka (73′), M. Rui for F. Ghoulam (73′), D. Mertens for P. Zielinski (74′), A. Z. Anguissa for D. Demme (83′) and L. Insigne for E. Elmas (88′).

Top player: Lorenzo Insigne

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

His rating is (8.6) with 1 goal, 49 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 10 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

Genoa: Formation and Lineups

Also Genoa adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Alexander Blessin played with: Salvatore Sirigu (6.7), Silvan Hefti (6.1), Mattia Bani (6.8), Leo Østigård (6.2), Domenico Criscito (6.6), Pablo Galdames (5.8), Milan Badelj (7.2), Manolo Portanova (6.8), Nadiem Amiri (6.8), Albert Guðmundsson (6.2) and Kelvin Yeboah (6.8).


Genoa made 5 changes: M. Badelj for M. Frendrup (24′), S. Hefti for Hernani (56′), M. Portanova for C. Ekuban (56′), A. Gudmundsson for M. Destro (75′) and P. Galdames for F. Melegoni (75′).

Top player: Milan Badelj

The player who no doubt impressed Genoa the most was Milan Badelj.

His rating is (7.2) with 12 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 1 cross.

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