The Captain of Napoli Lorenzo Insigne scored a very prolific late goal to hand Napoli victory against their rival, AS Roma, in a 2-1 thrilling encounter.
The match that took placed at AS Roma home witnessed the return of one of the Napoli’s most experienced midfielder, Nicolo Zaniolo Serie A.
The visitors, Napoli took the lead as Callejon slot home at 10 minutes after the restart when he got in front of his marker to turn Mario Rui’s inviting cross into the net.
Former Arsenal and Armenian striker Henrikh Mkhitaryan levelled five minutes later,after he received a beautiful Cross-pass from the striker Edin Dzeko’s.
Arkadiusz Milik squandered a beautiful chance to extend the lead for Napoli, as he headed against the crossbar in the first half.
Roma brought in a reinforcement Zaniolo, to slavage the situation 21, who had been suffering from a knee injury since January, was brought on in the 66th minute for a welcome return.
In 82nd minutes Insigne collected the ball just on the edge of the area, sent a thundering shot into the far corner in the and then celebrated by chest-bumping his coach Gennaro Gattuso as Napoli sealed the victory, while closing in at the same level with their opponents on 48 points.
The result shows that Roma is only ahead in fifth spot on goal difference as the teams are level on their head-to-head record.
Insigne had the last laugh as he made sure Roma earned their third successive defeat in the leauge.