Napoli boss praises Osimhen after match-winning performance

SSC Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti is a happy and proud manager at the moment at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium following his side’s latest win in the Serie A.

That victory win means the Partenopei continue to lead the way in the Italian top flight and remain one of the only two unbeaten sides after 10 games.

Spalletti could not contain his joy at full time after watching his labour to an impressive home win over an opponent that gave them a bit of disturbance. 

The Partenopei came from behind to snatch three points from gallant visitors, Bologna, after a 3-2 win. Joshua Zirkzee handed the away side the lead against the run of play before defender Juan Jesus popped up at the other end to drag Napoli level before the break. 

Substitute Hirving Lozano put Napoli in front for the first time in the game but Bologna fought back once again to get their equaliser through Musa Barrow. However, it was Victor Osimhen who had the final to help his side continue their form.

It was an important win for the side, as they extended their winning run to ten matches in all competitions.

Spalletti pleased to coach this Napoli side

Following the latest victory for the club from Naples, the coach, Spalletti, could not contain his happiness and satisfaction.

After the game, the former Roma man gave reasons why he is happy to manage the current group of players at the club.

“What became fundamental was managing to change the inertia of the game,” Spalletti said according to Footballitalia via DAZN.

“It was good to see that after mistakes, the players would try to hunt the ball back down immediately. That made me think it is wonderful to be the coach of these lads.”

The 57-year-old was also happy with the impact from his bench led by Osimhen, who came on as a second half substitute to fire the winner.

“Once again, the players who came off the bench proved decisive in the end, so that can be more important than starting the match. Everyone is involved,” he added.

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