Napoli 1-0 Spezia: Gli Azzurri pick up another win to extend unbeaten start
Napoli banked all three points against the Spezia Calcio in a narrow 1-0 victory on Saturday, at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. Napoli were looking to pick up points, following a 2-1 victory against Lazio. Spezia were struggling for form following a draw in their last match. Napoli are now in 1st place, with 14 points from 6 matches, while Spezia sit in 14th, with 5 points from 6.
After a goalless first half, Napoli piled on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Giacomo Raspadori found the net just before the full time, seing the match finish 1-0.
Substitutions for Napoli included Stanislav Lobotka, Hirving Lozano, Piotr Zielinski, Giovanni Simeone and Gianluca Gaetano for Tanguy Ndombele, Matteo Politano, Andre Zambo Anguissa, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Eljif Elmas, respectively. Spezia replaced Viktor Kovalenko, Mikael Ellertsson, Petko Hristov and Jacopo Sala with Simone Bastoni, Mehdi Bourabia, Ethan Ampadu and Kevin Agudelo.
There were bookings for Eljif Elmas from Napoli, and Emmanuel Gyasi and Bartlomiej Dragowski, for Spezia.
|Napoli:||Alex Meret, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Amir Rrahmani, Juan Jesus, Mario Rui, Matteo Politano (Hirving Lozano, min.57), Andre Zambo Anguissa (Piotr Zielinski, min.57), Giacomo Raspadori, Tanguy Ndombele (Stanislav Lobotka, min.46), Eljif Elmas (Gianluca Gaetano, min.75) and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (Giovanni Simeone, min.67)|
|Spezia Calcio:||Bartlomiej Dragowski, Ethan Ampadu (Petko Hristov, min.70), Dimitrios Nikolaou, Jakub Kiwior, Emil Holm, Kevin Agudelo (Jacopo Sala, min.81), Mehdi Bourabia (Mikael Ellertsson, min.70), Simone Bastoni (Viktor Kovalenko, min.62), Arkadiusz Reca, Emmanuel Gyasi and M’bala Nzola|
|Stadium:||Stadio Diego Armando Maradona|
|Goals:||Giacomo Raspadori (1-0, min. 89)|