Osimhen fires Napoli top of Serie A with brace against Sampdoria

Osimhen has now netted five goals in three consecuitve matches, including two against Leicester City in the UEFA Europa League.
Osimhen fires Napoli top of Serie A with brace against Sampdoria

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, continued his free scoring form with a brace against Sampdoria as Napoli return to top of Seria A.

Napoli overtook defending Champions, Inter Milan, after the 4-0 victory at the Luigi Ferraris on Thursday night.

As he did on Monday against Udinese, Osimhen opened the scoring for Luciano Spaletti's men ten minutes into the game.

Fabián Ruiz doubled the lead in the 39th minute before Osimhen registered his brace five minutes into the second half.

Piotr Zieliński made it 4-0 nine minutes after to seal the win for the Naples side.

Osimhen has now netted five goals in three consecuitve matches, including two against Leicester City in the UEFA Europa League.

P{ool reported that Napoli have won each of their first five Serie A seasonal matches for the third time in their history, after 1987/88 and 2017/18.

The Serie A league leaders have kept the clean sheet in two successive Serie A away meetings against Sampdoria for the first time since 1989.

Napoli have scored 4+ goals in successive Serie A away matches for the third time in the competition, after January 2016 and May 2017.

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