The game between the home side Napoli and visiting Lazio finished 5-2 (2-0). The result means that Lazio’s run of five straight wins in the Serie A was ended on Thursday.
Napoli started the match best and took the lead early when Lorenzo Insigne scored a goal after 7 minutes, making it 0-1.
The team increased the lead to 2-0 early in the match when Matteo Politano made his mark as he scored a goal, with an assist by Dries Mertens, in the 12th minute.
Straight after the break, Lorenzo Insigne scored and increased Napoli’s lead.
In the 65th minute, Dries Mertens scored a goal, from a pass from Piotr Zielinski, to increase the lead for Napoli.
Lazio’s Ciro Immobile also scored in the 70th minute as he scored a goal, with an assist by Andreas Pereira.
Lazio pulled one back again in the 74th minute of the game as Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scored a goal. However, the team were unable to make more of an impression.
Just six minutes later, with an assist by Hirving Lozano, it was Victor Osimhen who scored a goal, thus ensuring that Napoli increased the lead to 5-2. The 0-1 goal was the only one of the game.
Napoli have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss with a 13–8 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Lazio have 4 wins and and 1 loss and a 11–9 goal difference.
The result brings no change for the teams in terms of league position: Napoli in fifth place and Lazio in sixth.
On Monday, Napoli will host Torino at 5:30 pm and Lazio will play against Milan at 7:45 pm.