Mertens matches Maradona’s 81 Serie A goals in Napoli win

Soccer 04/28/19, 16:25

Dries Mertens matched Diego Maradona with his 81st Serie A goal for Napoli and Carlo Ancelotti's squad bounced back from a run of poor results for a 2-0 win at relegation-threatened Frosinone on Sunday. Mertens scored the opener with a perfectly executed free kick around Frosinone's wall into the near top ...

Mertens matches Maradona’s 81 Serie A goals in Napoli win

Soccer 04/28/19, 10:20

Dries Mertens matched Diego Maradona with his 81st Serie A goal for Napoli and Carlo Ancelotti's squad bounced back from a run of poor results for a 2-0 win at relegation-threatened Frosinone on Sunday.Mertens scored the opener with a perfectly executed free kick around Frosinone's wall into the near top ...

Roma misery deepens with 4-1 home loss to Napoli

Sports 03/31/19, 10:28

A 4-1 thrashing at home by Napoli on Sunday added another chapter to Roma's season of discontent.The Giallorossi have now lost three of their last four Serie A matches to risk falling out of contention for the Champions League places.Roma was also recently eliminated from this season's Champions League by ...

Napoli draws at Fiorentina in Serie A

Soccer 02/09/19, 14:40

Napoli missed the chance to cut the gap to Serie A leader Juventus to six points as it was held at Fiorentina to 0-0 on Saturday.Juventus, which is on a seemingly unstoppable march to a record-extending eighth successive league title, can stretch its lead to 11 points with a win ...

Napoli beats Spal 1-0 in Serie A ahead of Juventus vs. Roma

Soccer 12/22/18, 11:46

Napoli prepared for its midweek clash against Inter Milan with a 1-0 win over struggling Spal in Serie A on Saturday, although it was almost made to pay for its profligacy.Raul Albiol headed in during first-half stoppage time as Napoli moved to within five points of league leader Juventus, which ...

Sarri uses Napoli formula to ignite Chelsea’s title bid

Sports 12/10/18, 05:25

A midseason tactical switch sparked Chelsea's surge to the Premier League title two years ago under Antonio Conte.Could the same happen under his successor this season?For the first time in his debut season at Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri deployed a lineup without a genuine striker for the match against Manchester City ...

Napoli solidifies hold on 2nd with 4-0 win over Frosinone

Soccer 12/08/18, 14:26

Napoli is not only Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne.A 4-0 victory over promoted Frosinone on Saturday didn't include any goals from the southern club's standout strikers.Arkadiusz Milik scored twice, Faouzi Ghoulam provided two assists in his first match in more than a year, and Piotr Zielinski and Adam Ounas also ...

Late Milik goal helps Napoli beat Atalanta 2-1 in Serie A

Soccer 12/03/18, 16:38

Substitute Arkadiusz Milik scored five minutes from time and Napoli won 2-1 at Atalanta on Monday to keep alive its faint Serie A title hopes.Second-placed Napoli moved back within eight points of seven-time defending champion Juventus; and three points ahead of third-placed Inter Milan.Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz celebrates after scoring ...

Napoli beats Red Star 3-1 but will have to wait to progress

Soccer 11/28/18, 17:14

Dries Mertens scored twice as Napoli comfortably saw off Red Star Belgrade 3-1 on Wednesday, but the Italian side will have to wait to book its place in the Champions League knockout stage.Marek Hamsik netted Napoli's other goal, while Ben Nabouhane pulled a late goal back for Red Star. However, ...

Mertens scores hat trick in Napoli’s 5-1 rout of Empoli

Soccer 11/02/18, 18:00

Dries Mertens scored a hat trick and Napoli warmed up for its Champions League match against Paris Saint-Germain in impressive fashion by routing Empoli 5-1 on Friday.Napoli extended its unbeaten run at home in all competitions to 12 matches.Lorenzo Insigne and Arkadiusz Milik also found the net for Napoli, against ...

Di Maria’s goal saves PSG’s blushes in 2-2 draw with Napoli

Soccer 10/24/18, 17:13

Angel Di Maria rescued Paris Saint-Germain with a superb injury-time equalizer to salvage a 2-2 home draw with Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday.The Argentina winger curled the ball past goalkeeper David Ospina into the top left corner to spare PSG a second loss in Group C.PSG's Neymar, left, ...

Late Insigne strike earns Napoli 1-0 win over Liverpool

Soccer 10/03/18, 17:50

Lorenzo Insigne scored in the 90th minute to give Napoli a 1-0 win over a surprisingly listless Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday.Having threatened all night without anything to show for it besides Dries Mertens' volley off the crossbar, Napoli finally broke through when Insigne redirected a cross from ...

Late Insigne strike earns Napoli 1-0 win over Liverpool

Soccer 10/03/18, 17:14

Lorenzo Insigne scored in the 90th minute to give Napoli a 1-0 win over a surprisingly listless Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday.Having threatened all night without anything to show for it besides Dries Mertens' volley off the crossbar, Napoli finally broke through when Insigne redirected a cross from ...

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