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Osimhen scores Late Goal to Give Napoli Victory

Super Eagles star player Victor Osimhen scored a late-minute goal to ensure Napoli’s unbeaten run continues. The Nigerian-powered home a towering header to seal a hard-fought 1-0 win for Napoli. They have now gone eight consecutive games without losing in the Italian Serie A this season.

Victor Osimhen’s late Goal Extends Napoli’s Unbeaten Run

Napoli is now the only team in Europe’s top five leagues with a 100 percent record and reclaims the first position from AC Milan as they have 24 points. It was Victor Osimhen’s fifth goal in seven games so far in the Italian elite division this season.

Osimhen Scores Late Goal To Give Napoli Victory

Osimhen now has eight goals in nine games in all competitions for Napoli. The Nigerian scored the late goal with just nine minutes left in the game, he emerged the hero for Luciano Spalletti’s dominant side.

Kalidou Koulibaly’s back-heel flick sent Dries Mertens down the left, his cross was charged down, then Eljif Elmas deflected the attempted clearance for the ball to bounce up and the Nigerian hung in the air to nod past the Torino keeper.

In the 56th minute of the game, Napoli scored with a smart free-kick routine, Mario Rui whipping the ball across the six-yard box for Di Lorenzo’s header. But it was over rules after VAR check and ruled marginally offside.

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