Napoli 1-0 Juventus: Juventus suffer at the hands of Napoli as home team is triumphant

Victory over Juventus on Saturday, leaves Gennaro Gattuso’s team with 40 points in the competition after 22 games
Technical card:
Napoli: Alex Meret, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Nikola Maksimovic, Amir Rrahmani, Mario Rui, Matteo Politano (Fabian Ruiz, min.65), Tiemoue Bakayoko, Lorenzo Insigne (Stanislav Lobotka, min.88), Piotr Zielinski (Eljif Elmas, min.64), Hirving Lozano and Victor Osimhen (Andrea Petagna, min.75)
Juventus: Wojciech Szczesny, Juan Cuadrado (Alex Sandro, min.46), Matthijs De Ligt, Giorgio Chiellini, Danilo, Federico Bernardeschi (Weston McKennie, min.63), Adrien Rabiot, Rodrigo Bentancur (Dejan Kulusevski, min.72), Federico Chiesa, Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata
Stadium: Stadio Diego Armando Maradona
Goals: Lorenzo Insigne (1-0, min. 31)

Napoli enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Juventus at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Saturday. Napoli were looking to get back winning ways after losing their last game 2-1 to Genoa whilst Juventus were coming from consecutive wins against Roma and Sampdoria. After today’s result, Napoli are in 4th place, with 40 points from 22 matches, while Juventus sit in 3rd, with 42 points from 22.

Napoli started strongly in the first half, thanks to Lorenzo Insigne opening the scoring, 31 minutes in. The score at half time was 1-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

For Napoli, Eljif Elmas, Fabian Ruiz, Andrea Petagna and Stanislav Lobotka came on for Juan Cuadrado, Federico Bernardeschi and Rodrigo Bentancur, while Juve brought on Alex Sandro, Weston McKennie and Dejan Kulusevski to replace Juan Cuadrado, Federico Bernardeschi and Rodrigo Bentancur.

There were bookings for Giovanni Di Lorenzo and Tiemoue Bakayoko from Napoli and Giorgio Chiellini, Juan Cuadrado and Adrien Rabiot for Juve.

Napoli will next travel to Atalanta, while Juventus will face Crotone at home.

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