Despite A Six Goal Win Over Genoa Napoli’s Osimhen Failed To Score

Victor Osimhen gave an assist to show for his impressive display as Genoa suffered a 6-0 obliteration against Napoli on Sunday evening.

Getting his first start in a competitive game for the Blues since his record move from Lille, the Nigeria international caused the visitors a lot of problems as they were blown apart inside Stadio San Paolo.

Gennaro Gattuso’s men took the lead in the 10th minute with Lozano scoring with a brilliant shot.

Napoli approached the second-half aggressively and were rewarded just one minute into the second 45 minutes after Piotr Zielinski was fed with an accurate pass.

Mertens made it three for the hosts after 57 minutes before Lozano completed his brace eight minutes later.

Eljif Elmas slotted home the fifth goal of the evening before Matteo Politano completed the damage 18 minutes from full-time.

Osimhen, who was in action for the duration, recorded five total shots, won three aerial battles with a passing accuracy of 61.5%.

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Napoli take on Juventus in their next outing on October 4.

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