Kostas Manolas celebrates a goal with Napoli in the Serie A

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Napoli improves and wins again in the Serie A (2-1)

Published:1/03/2020 - 13:43h

Updated:1/03/2020 - 13:43h

Napoli keeps looking sideways to the Champions League, but has improved in recent weeks and it won again in the Serie A. The 'azzurri' defeated Torino in San Paolo

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The calendar exposes him to several delicate commitments, but the Napoli continues improving and little by little moves away of his crisis. The group that directs Gennaro Gattuso has found the correct way in the Series To, and although still it regrets of some trip painful, has scared the sportive and institutional doubts to base of victories. The last tieed up it this Saturday with a big performance in Saint Paolo.

After giving the face the past Tuesday in his appointment with the Champions League, the 'azzurri' confronted to a Torino in free fall, that was not rival in spite of that had any that another occasion to upset to the venues. In fact, the clash started with a bad exit of David Ospina that it could cost a discontent, but Nikola Maksimovic reacted to time and could block a shot of Lorenzo Of Silvestri.

Once surpassed the initial fright, the partenopeos did with the control of the party and did not take in premièring the marker. Arkadiusz Milik Was the first in warning with a zurdazo to the half turn that detained Salvatore Sirigu, but the cancerbero could not repeat in a played of strategy. Lorenzo Insigne hanged a lateral fault and Kostas Manolas corresponded him with a head butt that lodged the balloon at the bottom of the networks.

The own Insigne could increase the advantage of his before the rest, but did not achieve it in two clear opportunities. The small extreme of Frattamaggiore complicated first in a hand manually that it could not resolve with a vaselina, and afterwards finished above the crossbar after a left frank of the dorsal '99'. Fortunately for the southerners, this yes, his failures in the definition did not go to have consequences.

Although the turineses stepped forward in the resumption, went the ones of house those that found the sentence. With Ospina very calm in his area, in the contrary Dries Mertens put a centre poisoned that Giovanni Gave Lorenzo only had to push. Matteo Politano also had tested luck but could not concretise, and in spite of that Simone Edera recortó distances in the discount, the triumph did not run danger.

The Napoli already looks to Europe

As Gattuso asked him does some days, the Napoli already looks to Europe, and in addition to improving his classification liguera, neither renounces to give the hit in the Champions. The Italians rondaron the victory in the visit of the FC Barcelona to Saint Paolo, and will travel to the Camp Nou with a 1-1 dangerous but that leaves them with options to surprise to one of the main favourites. On 18 March it will decide who is in quarter-finals.

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