Genoa 1 – Napoli 2: Gli Azzurri get valuable away win at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris

Genoa vs. Napoli

Genoa on home loss to Napoli at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Sunday. Genoa arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 4-0 to Internazionale. Napoli were coming off the back of a 2-0 win against Venezia. After today’s result, Genoa are in 19th place, with 0 points from 2 matches, while Napoli sit in 3rd, with 6 points from 2.

Gli Azzurri scored first, thanks to a goal from Fabian Ruiz at the 39 minute mark. The score at half time was 0-1.

Genoa took the lead in the second half, with Andrea Cambiaso finding the net at the 69 minute mark. Napoli in turn, then responded, at 84 minutes increasing their lead with an effort from Andrea Petagna, sealing a 2-1 victory for the home side.

For Genoa, Aleksander Buksa, Goran Pandev, Yayah Kallon, Andrea Masiello and Valon Behrami, came on for Caleb Ekuban, Hernani, Stefano Sturaro, Zinho Vanheusden and Paolo Ghiglione. Napoli brought on Adam Ounas, Andrea Petagna, Gianluca Gaetano and Juan Jesus, to replace Hirving Lozano, Matteo Politano, Eljif Elmas and Mario Rui.

There were bookings for Caleb Ekuban and Domenico Criscito from Genoa, and Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Matteo Politano and Mario Rui, for Napoli.

Genoa will next travel to Cagliari, while Napoli will face Juventus at home.

Technical card:
Genoa: Salvatore Sirigu, Davide Biraschi, Domenico Criscito, Zinho Vanheusden (Andrea Masiello, min.67), Paolo Ghiglione (Valon Behrami, min.83), Milan Badelj, Stefano Sturaro (Yayah Kallon, min.67), Nicolo Rovella, Andrea Cambiaso, Caleb Ekuban (Aleksander Buksa, min.46) and Hernani (Goran Pandev, min.46)
Napoli: Alex Meret, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Kalidou Koulibaly, Kostas Manolas, Mario Rui (Juan Jesus, min.90), Fabian Ruiz, Eljif Elmas (Gianluca Gaetano, min.90), Stanislav Lobotka, Matteo Politano (Andrea Petagna, min.82), Lorenzo Insigne and Hirving Lozano (Adam Ounas, min.70)
Stadium: the Stadio Luigi Ferraris
Goals: Fabian Ruiz (0-1, min. 39), Andrea Cambiaso (1-1, min. 69) and Andrea Petagna (1-2, min. 84)