After the goals of Ruiz and Mertens, the goals of Scamacca and Ferrari The Var in the final avoids the ko for the Azzurri, Spalletti sent off
ROME. Napoli suffers the comeback of Sassuolo and for a while, after the ninetieth, they do not lose the game. A slowdown that of Spalletti’s men that allows Milan to reduce the gap from the leaders by just one length. Napoli ahead 2 to 0 after a crackling start of recovery loosened their grip too soon, favoring the return of Sassuolo who, first with a great goal from Scamacca and then with Ferrari, drew in the 89th minute. In full recovery Defrel’s goal canceled by the Var. Not particularly brilliant performance by Napoli who had to replace Insigne, Fabian Ruiz and Koulibaly during the match due to injury. For Sassuolo after Sunday’s victory at Milan, another result of great depth against the top two of the championship.
Napoli’s advantage in the 6 ‘: sensational lightness coming out of Sassuolo, ball on Zielinski’s feet for Fabian Ruiz who beats Consiglio from the edge of the area. Napoli puts their seal on the match shortly after: at 14 ‘Mertens doubles.
While Spalletti, sent off in the final frantic for protests, must remove Fabian Ruiz due to a muscle injury, Sassuolo reopens the game in the 26th minute with Scamacca. In the final, Sassuolo closes Napoli in their own area and gives up playing. At 44 ‘free kick by Berardi from long distance, Ferrari is posted on the far post and beats Ospina with his head. First goal of the season for the defender. In the recovery, Sassuolo scores 3 to 2 with Defrel, the Var recalls Pezzuto who, after seeing the action, cancels the goal for a foul by Berardi on Mario Rui.