Nigeria Osimhen In Action As Napoli Claim Victory Against Salernitana

Victor Osimhen was involved in action as Napoli closed up the gap on Inter Milan following a 4-1 victory against Salernitana at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Osimhen came in as a substitute in the 64th minute for Dries Mertens as he continue to gain more game time after recovering from injury.

It was a comfortable way for the Parnatopei to wrap up the weekend claiming a vital home win against their fellow Campania side.

Juan Jesus put Napoli areas in the 17th minute before Federico Bonazzoli leveled for the visitors in the 33rd minute.

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Mertens restored Napoli’s lead from the spot in added minutes of the first half.

Amir Rrahmani then made it 3-1 two minutes into the second half.

Salernitana were reduced to ten men in the 51st minute after Frederic Veseli was sent off after he received a second yellow card for handling the ball inside the box.

A penalty was awarded after VAR check and Lorenzo Insigne scored from the resultant penalty to make it 4-1 and out the game beyond reach for the visitors.

Napoli now have 49 points from 23 games in the Serie A.

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