Serie A: Napoli demolishes Sassuolo 6-1 with a great performance

NAPOLI. Napoli demolishes Sassuolo 6-1 with goals of

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NAPOLI. Napoli demolishes Sassuolo 6-1 with goals of K. Koulibaly (7′), V. Osimhen (15′), H. Lozano (19′), D. Mertens (21′), D. Mertens (54′) and A. Rrahmani (80′). On the other side, Sassuolo scored with ​M. Lopez (87′).

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 Antonio Rapuano with the help of Gamal Mokhtar and Francesco Fiore. The 4th official was Francesco Meraviglia. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 21.6 degrees Celsius or 70.81 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 37%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Napoli was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Sassuolo that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Napoli was more aggressive with 36 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Napoli won the match.

Napoli shot 18 times, 9 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Sassuolo shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Napoli. On the opposite side, Sassuolo received 3 yellow cards (M. Lopez, D. Frattesi and D. Berardi).

After playing this match, Napoli will have 67 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Sassuolo will stay with 46 points to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    K. Koulibaly

    L. Insigne

  • 15'
    15'

    V. Osimhen

    L. Insigne

  • 18'
    18'

    M. Lopez

  • 19'
    19'

    H. Lozano

    V. Osimhen

  • 21'
    21'

    D. Mertens

  • 25'
    25'

    Matheus Henrique

    F. Djuricic

  • 46'
    46'

    K. Ayhan

    V. Chiriches

  • 46'
    46'

    G. Defrel

    G. Scamacca

  • 54'
    54'

    D. Frattesi

  • 54'
    54'

    D. Mertens

  • 72'
    72'

    F. Magnanelli

    D. Frattesi

  • 77'
    77'

    D. Demme

    F. Ruiz

  • 77'
    77'

    E. Elmas

    V. Osimhen

  • 78'
    78'

    M. Politano

    H. Lozano

  • 80'
    80'

    A. Rrahmani

  • 82'
    82'

    A. Zanoli

    G. Di Lorenzo

  • 82'
    82'

    F. Ghoulam

    M. Rui

  • 84'
    84'

    D. Berardi

  • 87'
    87'

    M. Lopez

    D. Berardi

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Napoli will play away with Torino on the 7th of May with a 13-4 head to head statistic in favor of Napoli (6 draws).

Sassuolo will host Udinese on the 7th of May with a 7-4 head to head statistic in favor of Udinese (6 draws).

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 (6.9), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (7.4), Amir Rrahmani (7.2), Kalidou Koulibaly (7.4), Mário Rui (7.8), André Zambo Anguissa (7.6), Fabián Ruiz (7.4), Hirving Lozano (7.4), Dries Mertens (8.7), Lorenzo Insigne (8.5) and Victor Osimhen (8.1).

Substitutes

Napoli made 5 changes: F. Ruiz for D. Demme (77′), V. Osimhen for E. Elmas (77′), H. Lozano for M. Politano (78′), G. Di Lorenzo for A. Zanoli (82′) and M. Rui for F. Ghoulam (82′).

Top player: Dries Mertens

Probably the most impressive player in Napoli was Dries Mertens.

His rating is (8.7) with 2 goals, 33 passes (69% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9.

Sassuolo: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Alessio Dionisi played with: Andrea Consigli (5.1), Mert Müldür (5.7), Vlad Chiricheş (5.6), Gian Marco Ferrari (6.1), Rogério (5.9), Davide Frattesi (5.8), Maxime López (7.0), Domenico Berardi (6.3), Giacomo Raspadori (6.1), Filip Đuričić (5.8) and Gianluca Scamacca (6.4).

Substitutes

Sassuolo made 4 changes: F. Djuricic for Matheus Henrique (25′), V. Chiriches for K. Ayhan (46′), G. Scamacca for G. Defrel (46′) and D. Frattesi for F. Magnanelli (72′).

Top player: Grégoire Defrel

The player who no doubt impressed Sassuolo the most was Grégoire Defrel.

His rating is (7.1) with 10 passes (100% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 46′.

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