Nigerian star player Victor Osimhen made a remarkable return to Napoli as the club came from behind to beat Bologna and return to the top of Serie A table. Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee opened the scoring in the 41st minute when he received a pass from Andrea Cambiaso inside the box and fired into the bottom right-hand corner of the net.
Victor Osimhen Scores Winner as Napoli Beat Bologna
Juan Jesus equalised just before half-time, with Hirving Lozano putting the hosts ahead in the 49th minute. Musa Barrow’s long-range shot made it 2-2, but the Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen got Napoli’s winner, lifting a finish in the net to end the game 3:2.
Napoli, aiming to become Italian champions for the first time since 1990, have 10 wins in a row in all competitions and are on 26 points, two ahead of Atalanta, who beat Sassuolo 2-1 on Saturday. AC Milan also won their game, thanks to a 2-1 win at Verona in Sunday’s late game.
Sandro Tonali scored Milan’s winner with nine minutes to go after Verona’s Koray Gunter equalised following a ninth-minute own goal by his team-mate Miguel Veloso.