Osimhen missing as Napoli demolish Calvin Bassey’s Ajax in Champions League

Osimhen missing as Napoli demolish Calvin Bassey's Ajax in Champions League

Where was Victor Osimhen when his Napoli team cruised to a comfortable win over Calvin Bassey’s Ajax during their Champions League game on Tuesday night??Osimhen missing as Napoli demolish Calvin Bassey's Ajax in Champions League

The Super Eagles forward went missing at Johan Cruijff Arena due to a muscle injury when his team mates crushed his compatriot and his Ajax colleagues in a seven-goal thriller in their own stadium.

Although he wasn’t able to travel with his Napoli teammates to the game since he’s not yet ready to play, Footballrover understands that Victor Osimhen is on the road to recovery.

Calvin Bassey’s Ajax were no match for the Italian side as the Eredivisie team were shockingly defeated 6-1 in the UEFA Champions League Group A game.

Ajax made their Champions League return after a three-game winless streak that started off with a close 2-1 loss to Liverpool away from home last month.

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The Dutch champions needed a win at home in the Champions League group stage for a sixth time in a row to increase their chances of progressing to the round of 16.

While their opponents were already in first place in their group after winning their first two games in the Champions League.

Since they have won their last six games, the Luciano Spalletti’s team, which has also led the competition in scoring thus far this season, arrived Amsterdam in high momentum.

Napoli defeated Ajax by six goals to one on Thursday night in Amsterdam, to make a huge message in the competition.

Spalletti’s team never gave up, coming back from a deficit to lead 3-1 at the interval.

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The second half saw the reigning Dutch champions fall apart as they let up three more goals, and Tadic’s dismissal only made matters worse.

Due to their third straight Champions League victory, Napoli now leads Group A by three points over Liverpool, who defeated Rangers 2-0.

Ajax remains third despite their goal differential and self-confidence being damaged, while the Italian Serie A side, who fired over 26 shots in the match will surely pose a threat to the top teams in the competition.

It’s a significant victory for Napoli, who are now strolling toward the Champions League round of 16, and nobody will obviously want to draw them right now.

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