Napoli's perfect start has come to an end after they were held to a nil-nil draw against a resilient AS Roma side guided by Jose Mourinho. Napoli had a huge chunk of the possession but AS Roma refused to bulge as Napoli was forced to drop points for the first time this season.
Napoli Football Club were active in the Italian Serie A today as they travelled to face AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico, Rome in what looked to be a blockbuster fixture in the competition. The match was quite intense as both sides refused to concede a goal in the whole 90 minutes of football action as they settled for a disappointing goalless draw at full-time.
Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen has been in a remarkable form so far this season netting 9 goals and registering 1 assist in all competitions for Italian side, Napoli. Despite his current goal scoring form, Osimhen has one area he needs to work on which is his ability to score goals with the few chances he can get in a game, because the 22 year-old misses quite a lot of opportunities before he actually scores a goal in a fixture.
Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen is currently in the form of his life this season for serie A leaders Napoli and his incredible form hasn't gone unnoticed with several of Europe's leading clubs circling for his signature. According to multiple reports from Germany, Bayern Munich are reportedly ready to dole out over €100 million for the Nigerian striker who has also caught the attention of Spanish giants Real Madrid with his early season form.
Napoli's 100 percent record in Serie A came to an end on Sunday as they played out a goalless draw against AS Roma. Napoli struggled to find spaces to exploit throughout the game and their two biggest opportunities came just after the hour mark, when Victor Osimhen hit the woodwork on two occasions.
Spalletti and Napoli drop points for the first time in the 2021/2022 Italian Serie A season against Jose Mourinho. Despite having players like Insigne, Victor Osimhen, and Mertens, Napoli could not break AS Roma's defense. On the other hand, As Roma was also unable to break Napoli's defense.
Super Eagles and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, is currently one of the hottest strikers in Europe at the moment. The football world is showering praises on the 22-year-old striker, he deserves it because footballers need it to feel confident, but it has its disadvantages. Osimhen is getting better and playing more brilliantly by the day, but he is not yet at his peak and can even deliver more goals when he grows older and works harder.
It is no surprise that some Nigerian Football players are doing well at the moment, with many on the radar of Europe heavyweights football clubs. In the premier League, the likes of Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi are doing well in this early season with their respective clubs, while Ndidi Wilfred and Frank Onyeka have been solid rock in the midfield for Leicester City and Brentford.
Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, Victor Osimhen was in action yesterday for Napoli in their third game of the UEFA Europa League Group C ties against Legia Warsaw at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium. The Nigerian star was dropped to the bench by Coach Luciano Spalletti but was introduced in the second half for Hirving Lozano and he was able to impress with his top notch delivery.
Napoli are the only side in Europe’s top five leagues with a 100 per cent record after eight rounds and people are wondering if Diego Maradona would be proud of such a perfect start to the season. The Partenopei are daring to dream after eight victories from eight games and sit top of the table, netting 19 goals and conceding just three.
Its been a perfect start to the season for Napoli as they have recorded 8 wins in 8 Serie A games since the start of the campaign. However, much of Napoli's success has been down to the instrumentality of Super Eagles player Victor Osimhen who is the club's top scorer in the Serie A having bagged 5 goals so far.
The UEFA Europa League returned to action yesterday night, and we got to see some teams secure impressive wins over their opponents in their respective fixtures. Two Super Eagles players were active last night and they did extremely well to inspire their teams to victory in the Europa League.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, scored his 9th goal of the season (in all competitions) as Napoli defeated Legia Warsaw In the Europa League. The 22 year-old has become one of the most sought after players in Europe at the moment and has proven to be a decisive player for Napoli.
Nigerian international footballer and former Lille forwarder Victor James Osimhen, is gradually leading Napoli to one of their best seasons in years, as his goal record and form since the beginning of the season has been exceptional and commending. Victor Osimhen, is expected to lead Napoli’s attack when they travel to face Roma in their 9th Seire A game this season.
Retired AS Roma midfielder Walter Sabatini recently came out to boldly say he would pick Nigeria's Victor Osimhen ahead of French forward Kylian Mbappe. "If I were to pick one of them, I would go for Osimhen," Sabatini said. "He is unstoppable because he can run onto seemingly impossible balls and make them count.
Victor Osimhen can't stop scoring as he scored again for Napoli in a UEFA Europa league game against Legia Warsaw on Thursday night. It was his 9th goal for Napoli in all competitions this season. Photo Credit: Football Italia Last season, Osimhen could only register 10 goals for Napoli because he was halted in his momentum by a shoulder injury he cupped up while on international assignment for Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Victor Osimhen's performance so far in this season has been quite impressive that he has been given a number of monikers by his teammates and Manager. Even the Managers of the opposing team that Victor Osimhen has played against are all singing the praise of the 22-year-old Nigerian National who has become ruthless in front of Goals in the current Campaign for Napoli.
The European football governing body popularly known as UEFA has reacted after Super Eagles of Nigeria star Victor Osimhen netted a goal to guide Napoli FC to a 3-0 victory, over Legia Warsaw FC in the Europa League on Thursday night. The former LOSC Lille star has been scoring goals for the club since the beginning of the season, and he was able to impress again on Thursday night.
The 22-year-old Nigerian forward is currently flourishing under the Italian side new manager in Luciano Spalletti, the mastermind behind their joint-best start to a league season -- eight wins from eight games. The last time the club managed to do that was back in the 2017-2018 season under Maurizio Sarri. Napoli can extend the record when they come up against Roma on Sunday. Victor Osimhen has scored nine goals in ten appearances this season, scoring 5 in the Serie A and 4 in the Europa League where he is
Roma boss, Jose Mourinho has said Napoli initially tried to play a direct game through Victor Osimhen, during their 0-0 draw on Sunday. Photo Credit: Goggle. Roma settled for a goalless draw at the Stadio Olimpico. It was the first time Osimhen and his team mates had failed to score in the league this season, after a 100 percent winning record in their previous eight matches.