Napoli bows their fangs with half a dozen goals and a Milan victory


Napoli, Milan and Verona broke their teeth early, and each won their second successive victory at the start of their current season in the Italian Football League, to share the lead early with six points each.

Napoli swept away at Genoa with a clean six, while Milan defeated Crotone 2-0, and Verona beat Udinese 1-0 on Sunday in the second phase of the competition, which today also witnessed a landslide victory 1/4 for Sassuolo over its rising host Spezia in the first division this season.

Napoli led the competition table by goal difference only against Verona and Milan, who shared second place.

Napoli ended the first half in their favor with a clean goal, scored by Herving Lozano in the tenth minute.

In the second half, Napoli showered their visitors’ net with five goals, scored by Peter Zelensky, Drais Mertens and Luzano again, Elf Elmas and Matteo Politano in the 46th, 57th, 65th, 69th and 72nd minutes, to freeze Genoa at three points.

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Milan defeated Crotone with two goals scored by Frank Casey and Brahim Diaz in the 45th and 50th minutes from a penalty kick.

Napoli, Milan and Verona kept their sheets clean for the second match in a row.

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Verona snatched victory over Udinese with a goal by Andrea Vavali in the 58th minute, after the first half ended with a goalless draw, bringing Verona to six points from two successive victories, while Udinese lost his first match in the competition this season.

Sassuolo raised his tally to four points, while Spezia lost his first ever Serie A match.

Filip Djuricic led a goal by Sassuolo in the 12th minute, then Andrei Jalapinov tied for Spezia in the 30th minute, to end the first half with a draw.

In the second half, Sassuolo scored three consecutive goals through Domenico Berardi from a penalty kick in the 64th minute, Gregory Devrell in the 66th minute, and Francesco Caputo in the 76th minute.

Spezias match with its host Udinese in the first phase of the competition was postponed early next week to give Spezia an additional chance to rest after he finished his elapsed season in the second division on August 20.

Spezia is currently playing at home matches in Cesena due to the renovation work on the team’s stadium.


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