Serie A: Napoli destroys Juventus 5-1 after playing a fantastic match

NAPOLI. Napoli demolishes Juventus 5-1 with goals of

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NAPOLI. Napoli demolishes Juventus 5-1 with goals of Victor Osimhen (14′), Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (39′), Amir Rrahmani (55′), Victor Osimhen (65′) and Eljif Elmas (72′). Regarding the opposition, Juventus scored with ​Ángel Di María  (42′). Napoli took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (Napoli) stadium in Napoli on Friday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Doveri who had the assistance of Alessandro Constanzo and Matteo Passeri. The 4th official was Daniele Chiffi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.8 degrees Celsius or 53.29 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.​

Match Statistics

Napoli was in firm control of the ball 57% while Juventus was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Juventus was more aggressive with 38 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, Napoli managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Napoli shot 12 times, 8 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Juventus shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Napoli. On the opposite side, Juventus received 1 yellow card (Danilo).

After playing this match, Napoli will have 44 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Juventus will stay with 37 points like Milan to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 14'
    14'

    Victor Osimhen

    Khvicha Kvaratskhelia

  • 39'
    39'

    Khvicha Kvaratskhelia

    Victor Osimhen

  • 42'
    42'

    Ángel Di María 

    Arkadiusz Milik

  • 45'
    45'

    Danilo

  • 46'
    46'

    Eljif Elmas

    Matteo Politano

  • 55'
    55'

    Amir Rrahmani

  • 58'
    58'

    Moise Kean

    Manuel Locatelli

  • 58'
    58'

    Leandro Paredes

    Arkadiusz Milik

  • 65'
    65'

    Victor Osimhen

    Khvicha Kvaratskhelia

  • 70'
    70'

    Mathías Olivera

    Mário Rui

  • 72'
    72'

    Eljif Elmas

  • 73'
    73'

    S. Iling-Junior

    Danilo

  • 73'
    73'

    Fabio Miretti

    Ángel Di María 

  • 79'
    79'

    Tanguy Ndombélé

    Victor Osimhen

  • 79'
    79'

    Giacomo Raspadori

    Victor Osimhen

  • 83'
    83'

    M. Soulé

    Adrien Rabiot

  • 88'
    88'

    Hirving Lozano

    Khvicha Kvaratskhelia

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Napoli will play away against Salernitana on the 21st of January with a 3-0 head to head in favor of Napoli (0 draws).

Juventus will host Atalanta on the 22nd of January with a 22-3 head to head stats in favor of Juventus (8 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 (7.3), Amir Rrahmani (8.0), Min-jae Kim (7.8), Mário Rui (6.6), Frank Anguissa (6.4), Stanislav Lobotka (6.9), Piotr Zieliński (6.8), Matteo Politano (6.7), Victor Osimhen (8.6) and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (9.1).

Substitutes

Napoli made 5 changes: Matteo Politano for Eljif Elmas (46′), Mário Rui for Mathías Olivera (70′), Victor Osimhen for Tanguy Ndombélé (79′), Victor Osimhen for Giacomo Raspadori (79′) and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia for Hirving Lozano (88′).

Top player: Khvicha Kvaratskhelia

Probably the most impressive player in Napoli was Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.

His rating is (9.1) with 1 goal, 30 passes (66% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 12. He performed 5 crosses.

Juventus: Formation and Lineups

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

Regarding the opposition, Massimiliano Allegri played with: Wojciech Szczęsny (6.3), Danilo (6.2), Bremer (6.0), Alex Sandro (6.2), Federico Chiesa (6.6), Weston McKennie (6.2), Manuel Locatelli (7.1), Adrien Rabiot (6.4), Filip Kostić (6.4), Ángel Di María (7.2) and Arkadiusz Milik (7.0).

Juventus could not rely on the presence of Moise Kean (injured).

Substitutes

Juventus made 5 changes: Manuel Locatelli for Moise Kean (58′), Arkadiusz Milik for Leandro Paredes (58′), Danilo for S. Iling-Junior (73′), Ángel Di María  for Fabio Miretti (73′) and Adrien Rabiot for M. Soulé (83′).

Top player: Ángel Di María

Probably the most impressive player in Juventus was Ángel Di María.

His rating is (7.2) with 1 goal, 17 passes (88% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 13. He performed 7 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

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