Serie A Wrap: Conte’s Inter Wins Derby D’Italia As Simmy’s Brace Helpes Crotone Hit Four Past Benevento
By Omolagba Oluwayemi
After a disappointing last two outings, where they lost to Sampdoria and drew against Roma, Antonio Conte’s moved level on points with city rival at the top of the log with derby D’Italia win, BSNsports.com.ng reports.
Arturo Vidal’s headed first-half opener was his first top-flight goal in Italy for almost six years, having last scored for Juventus in May 2015.
Nicolo Barella, who created the first, made it two with a fine run and finish.
Champions Juventus were lacklustre at the San Siro and remain fifth.
Andrea Pirlo’s side are seven points adrift of the two Milan clubs and AC Milan can edge clear at the summit again if they win at today.
Nigerian International, Simy Nwankwo scored twice and provided an assist in Crotone’s 4-1 win over Benevento.
The striker who have now scored six twice in the league this season got Crotone’s second of the afternoon in the 29th minute after the first was scored by Benevento’s player.
He completed his brace in 54th minutes before setting up Milos Vulic for Crotone’s fourth of the afternoon. Iago Falque got a consolation for Benevento in the 82nd after they had been Marco Sau sent off in the 66th minute.
A resurgent Napoli put six past Florentina to move third on the log.
Lorenzo Insigne opened the scoring in the 5th minute then Diego Demme made it 2-0 in the 36th minute. Hirving Lozano made it 3-0 two minutes later and Piotr Zielinski completed the first half destruction stuff the fourth in the 45th minute.
Lorenzo Insigne then scored his second of the afternoon and Napoli’s fifth from the penalty spot in the 72nd minute as former Inter player Matteo Politano completed the demolition a minute from regulation time.
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