FootballSerie A

Juventus edge pasts Napoli as Insigne missed late penalty

Juventus players celebrating after goal against Napoli

Naples, Italy – Miralem Pjanic and Emre Can scored in the first half as Juventus remain unbeaten with the win against Napoli in the game played at the Stadio San Paolo.

Napoli 1-2 Juventus

Lorenzo Insigne missed the crucial penalty in the late minutes which could have tied the game. Juventus extended its unbeaten streak and are now 16 points ahead of second place Napoli at top of the table.

Game Summary:

First Half:

  • 25′ Alex Meret (Napoli) received the red card.
  • 28′ Miralem Pjanic (Juventus) scored the opening goal with a beautiful free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
  • 34′ Miralem Pjanic (Juventus) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 39′ Emre Can (Juventus) doubled the lead for the visitors with a header from the centre of the box to the top left corner assisted by Federico Bernardeschi with a cross following a corner.
  • 45’+3′ First Half Ends Napoli 0 Juventus 2

Second Half:

  • 47′ Miralem Pjanic (Juventus) received the second yellow for handball and was sent off.
  • 54′ João Cancelo (Juventus) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 61′ José Callejón (Napoli) cut down the deficit to 2-1 with a right footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal assisted by Lorenzo Insigne with a cross.
  • 77′ Nikola Maksimovic (Napoli) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 83′ Alex Sandro (Juventus) received the yellow card for handball.
  • 86′ Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 89′ Allan (Napoli) received the yellow card.
  • 89′ Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus) received the yellow card.
  • 90’+1′ Paulo Dybala (Juventus) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90’+6′ Second Half Ends.

Statistics:

NapoliJuventus
63%Possession37%
21 (5)Shots (on target)6 (3)
10Fouls14
3Yellow Cards4
1Red Cards1
2Offsides1
12Corner Kicks4
1Saves4

Lineups:

Napoli: Alex Meret (GK), Kalidou Koulibaly, Nikola Maksimovic, Elseid Hysaj, Kevin Malcuit, Fabián Ruiz, Allan, Piotr Zielinski, José Callejón, Lorenzo Insigne, Arkadiusz Milik

Juventus: Wojciech Szczesny (GK), Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, Alex Sandro, João Cancelo, Miralem Pjanic, Emre Can, Blaise Matuidi, Federico Bernardeschi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mario Mandzukic

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