NAPOLI. Napoli obliterates Juventus 5-1 with goals of Victor Osimhen (14′), Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (39′), Amir Rrahmani (55′), Victor Osimhen (65′) and Eljif Elmas (72′). On the opposite side, Juventus scored with Ángel Di María (42′). Napoli capitalized on its better ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Stadio San Paolo, Napoli stadium in Napoli on Friday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Doveri with the collaboration of Alessandro Constanzo and Matteo Passeri. The 4th official was Daniele Chiffi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.8 degrees Celsius or 53.29 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.
Napoli had a strong ball possession 60% while Juventus was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Juventus was more aggressive with 38 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, Napoli was able to find the solution to win this encounter.
Napoli shot 12 times, 8 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Juventus shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
Napoli didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Juventus received 1 yellow card (Danilo).
After playing this encounter, Napoli will have 47 points to hold in the 1st place. On the other side, Juventus will stay with 37 points like Milan to sit in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Napoli will host Cremonese on the 12th of February with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Napoli (0 draws).
Juventus will play away agasint Salernitana on the 7th of February with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Juventus (1 draw).
Napoli – Formation
Napoli started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Luciano Spalletti decided to play with the following team: Alex Meret, Giovanni Di Lorenzo , Amir Rrahmani , Min-jae Kim , Mário Rui , Frank Anguissa , Stanislav Lobotka , Piotr Zieliński , Matteo Politano , Victor Osimhen and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia .
The home team had on the bench: Diego Demme, Leo Østigård, Juan Jesus, Bartosz Bereszyński, Davide Marfella, Gianluca Gaetano, Karim Zedadka, Giacomo Raspadori, Mathías Olivera , Eljif Elmas , Alessio Zerbin, Hirving Lozano, Salvatore Sirigu, Giovanni Simeone and Tanguy Ndombélé .
Napoli made 5 changes: Matteo Politano for Eljif Elmas (46′), Mário Rui for Mathías Olivera (70′), Victor Osimhen for Tanguy Ndombélé (79′), Victor Osimhen for Giacomo Raspadori (79′) and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia for Hirving Lozano (88′).
Best player: Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
The most impressive player for Napoli was Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 30 passes (66% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 12. He performed 5 crosses.
Juventus – Formation
Juventus started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Massimiliano Allegri played with: Wojciech Szczęsny, Danilo , Bremer , Alex Sandro , Federico Chiesa , Weston McKennie , Manuel Locatelli , Adrien Rabiot , Filip Kostić , Ángel Di María and Arkadiusz Milik .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Carlo Pinsoglio, Federico Gatti, Daniele Rugani, Moise Kean, Samuel Iling Junior , Matías Soulé, Mattia Perin, Fabio Miretti , Leandro Paredes and Nicolò Fagioli.
Juventus could not rely on the presence of Moise Kean (injured).
Juventus made 5 changes: Manuel Locatelli for Moise Kean (58′), Arkadiusz Milik for Leandro Paredes (58′), Danilo for S. Iling-Junior (73′), Ángel Di María for Fabio Miretti (73′) and Adrien Rabiot for M. Soulé (83′).
Best player: Ángel Di María
The player that probably impressed the most for Juventus was Ángel Di María.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 17 passes (88% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 13. He performed 7 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.