FT Napoli 2-1 Udinese, Victor Osimhen Scores Twice (VIDEO Highlights)
Nigerian Striker Victor Osimhen scored twice as Napoli secured a 2-1 win vs Udinese in the Italian Serie A, MySportDab reports.
Osimhen has now set a new record with the brace vs Udinese today.
He is now the first Nigerian player to score more than 10 league goals in two different Serie A seasons.
Osimhen played a key role as Luciano Spalletti’s team came back from being one goal down to win the match 2-1.
The 23-year-old has now scored 11 league goals in the Serie A after 20 matches so far this season.
Gerard Deulofeu scored the first goal for Udinese in the first-half to make it 1-0.
However, Osimhen turned the match around with a beautiful headed goal in the 52nd minute to make it 1-1.
The Nigerian player scored again after 60 minutes to give Napoli a 2-1 lead.
That was his third brace in the Italian league this season.
Osimhen has scored 21 goals in 44 Serie A matches since he joined Napoli from Lille in August 2020.
The 2-1 win for Napoli has boosted their Serie A title chances as they moved ahead of AC Milan on goal difference.
Napoli have 63 points so far in the Serie A after 30 matches and remain one of the favourites for the title.
Osimhen is now in the right ahead of Nigeria’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying matches against Ghana.
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