Napoli 3-2 Bologna: Victor Osimhen is the hero as the host with a five-goal thriller to make it TEN wins in a row… Luciano Spalletti’s keep them at the top of the Serie A table
- Napoli scored 10 bounce wins thanks to a 3-2 home win against Bologna
- Bologna took a surprising lead in the first half through the opener of Joshua Zirkzee
- The home side bounced back quickly to take the lead before Bologna equalized
- Victor Osimhen then scored the winner to keep his side at the top of the Serie A table
Napoli returned to the top of Serie A after beating Bologna 3-2 thanks to a late goal from Victor Osimhen on Sunday, giving it a two-point lead, although the visitors left them fighting for the win.
Napoli now have 10 wins in a row in all competitions and are on top with 26 points after 10 games just ahead of Atalanta, with Lazio and Udinese on 21 points.
Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee opened the scoring in the 41st minute when he received a pass from Andrea Cambiaso into the penalty area and shot into the bottom right corner of the net.
Juan Jesus scored the equalizer for Napoli after going 1-0 to Joshua Zirkzee’s opener
But the lead didn’t last long, as Juan Jesus equalized four minutes later at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.
Both teams played an intense second half, with Hirving Lozano giving the hosts the lead in the 49th minute. Musa Barrow equalized two minutes later with a long shot that fiddled with Napoli goalkeeper Alex Meret.
Substitute Osimhen got what turned out to be the winner in the 69th when he picked up a through ball from Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and elegantly lobed keeper Lukasz Skorupski
Hirving Lozano (L) put Napoli 2-1 in the game before Bologna found a way to make it 2-2
Victor Osimhen kept his composure to score the winner as Napoli won this thriller with a 3-2 win