The Stats: Napoli beat Sampdoria to claim top spot
Napoli beat Sampdoria 4-0 (2-0) away and are the new leaders in the Serie A after five games played, two points clear of Inter. Sampdoria is in 13th place in the league.
Napoli started the match well and took the lead when Victor Osimhen scored in the 10th minute, with an assist by Lorenzo Insigne, making it 1-0.
The team also increased their lead to 0-2, when Fabian Ruiz scored, with an assist by Lorenzo Insigne, in the 39th minute.
Straight after the break, Victor Osimhen scored and increased Napoli’s lead.
Napoli increased the lead even more as Piotr Zielinski netted, with an assist by Hirving Lozano, in the 59th minute. This brought the final score to 4-0.
This makes an impressive five straight victories for Napoli’s.
The last match between the teams ended in a 2-0 away win for Napoli in April 2021.
Napoli have all wins after two away games.
Sampdoria have scored 5 goals. They have scored two goals at home. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Napoli have scored 14 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 14 goals. They’ve conceded 2 goals in total.
Sampdoria have opened the score in 1 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.
In the next games in the Serie A, Sampdoria will play Juventus (away) on 25 September 2021, Udinese (home) on 02 October 2021 and Cagliari (away) on 16 October 2021. Napoli play Cagliari (home) on 25 September 2021, Fiorentina (away) on 02 October 2021 and Torino (home) on 16 October 2021.