Napoli move 18 points clear with win at Sassuolo

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Napoli bushed Sassuolo 2-0 distant to determination 18 points wide astatine the apical with a seventh consecutive Serie A triumph acknowledgment to first-half goals from Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Victor Osimhen connected Friday.

Napoli person 62 points from 23 games up of second-placed Inter Milan, who big mid-table Udinese connected Saturday, and are moving person to ending a 33-year hold for the league title.

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Kvaratskhelia opened the scoring successful the 12th infinitesimal aft taking possession successful midfield and firing the shot into the bottommost country of the nett from the borderline of the box.

The 22-year-old Georgian, nicknamed Kvaradona, continues to impressment this play with 10 goals and 9 assists successful Serie A. He is present 4th successful the scoring charts and has the astir assists.

Sassuolo's Armand Lauriente astir equalised 2 minutes aboriginal but his changeable from wrong the container deed the post.

Osimhen doubled Napoli's pb aft 33 minutes erstwhile the Nigeria striker bushed Sassuolo keeper Andrea Consigli from an acute angle, taking the Serie A apical scorer to 18 goals.

Sassuolo thought they had chopped the shortage conscionable earlier the extremity but Lauriente's effort was ruled retired by VAR for an offside.

They stay successful 15th spot with 24 points.

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