Boulaye Dia scored late equaliser to extend Napoli’s wait for the Serie A title as both sides settled for a 1-1 draw MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
Napoli needed win to clinch the trophy after Inter Milan pulled a late comeback to defeat Lazio at San Siro 3-1.
But it was a disappointing first half for the Azurri in front of their home fans at the Estadio Armando Maradona who have turned out ready to clinch the trophy.
Napoli started on a brilliant note as intending Serie A champions.
They dominated the game and gave the visitors no space up front.
Victor Osimhen came close to opening the scoring for the Azzurri but was denied by Salernitana goalkeeper Ochoa.
Ochoa made stunning saves to deny Napoli an early goal, including two powerful headers from Victor Osimhen.
In the 40th minute, Anguissa cracked a thunderbolt right-footed strike but was denied by Ochoa.
Salernitana lined up all man in their half and succeeded heading into the break without conceding goal.
The first half ended with Napoli failing to find the back of the net; the Azzuri needed to do more to break the goal deadlock and clinch their first Scudetto in 33 years.
Second Half Report
Notting changed in the second half as both sides filed out into the pitch.
Napoli continue to dominate play and were searching for an opening goal.
Napoli finally took the lead in the 62nd minute with Olivera’s header from a cornerkick.
As the Azzurri hoped to end their 33-years wait the trophy with Napoli fans breaking into an uproar of joy, Dia spolied the party for Napoli fans with a late goal to equalise for Salernitana.
Napoli returned back to the drawing board trying to retake the lead all to no avail as they settled for a 1-1 draw after the final whistle.