Victor Osimhen equalled his goal tally for last season, by scoring his 14th goal of the Seria A campaign against AS Roma on Sunday night and solidifying his team pole position to win the league.

Napoli started the match shaky at the back with Kim almost scoring an own goal.

Osimhen will open the scoring for the league leaders in the 17th minute as he smashed a volley into the net. Kvaratskhelia cross into the box was controlled by the Nigerian before blasting into the net.

AS Roma tried to fight their way wack and an opportunity came from their press as Leonardo Spinazzola struck a shot that was parried away by Meret in Napoli’s goal.

After halftime, Bryan Cristante forced a point blank save from Alex Meret to keep the game at 1-0.

The league leaders could have doubled their lead when they were through on AS Roma goal with 3 against 2, but Hirving Lozano decided to shoot and he missed the post.

With 15 minutes of football to play, Stephan El Shaarawy slotted in a long ball to make it 1-1.

Napoli fought for their three points as Giovanni Simeone latched on to a pass from Piotr Zieliński to make it 2-1 and beat Jose Mourinho on his 60th birthday week.

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