Super Eagles forward – Victor Osimhen is unstoppable right now, grabbed his 20th goal of the season to help the Italian side secure victory over Eintracht Frankfurt during their UEFA Champions League clash.
The 24-year-old, who is on straight fire, scored on his eight consecutive start to help Napoli seal off a 2-0 win over the 10-man Bundedliga side in the round of 16 first leg of the competition at Deutsche Bank Park.
The game was positively started by Eintracht, but Spalletti’s team quickly took control and took the lead at the end of a thrilling first half.
The visitors scored through Osimhen just five minutes before the interval and right after Trapp saved Kvaratskhelia’s penalty.
Victor Osimhen scored his 20th goal of the season as Napoli beat 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt ?
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The Serie A leaders were difficult for the Germans to counter against since they had prevented their opponents from scoring in six of their seven games so far this season.
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Coming into the second half, Eintracht Frankfurt found themselves down to ten men in 58th minute as the centre referee showed their striker – Kolo Muani no sympathy and dismisses him for a reckless challenge.
Before Napoli’s captain – Di Lorenzo managed to double their lead seven minutes later. A clever backheel from Kvaratskhelia was swept into the far bottom corner by the right-back as he entered the box.
Victor Osimhen is literally flying high right now, inspiring Napoli to pick up a comfortable win in the Champions League.
The Nigerian striker has scored 20 goals in 24 appearances for Napoli this season, including seven straight Serie A goals for the first time in the club’s history.