Napoli’s dream of the title collides with a severe defeat against Fiorentina

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Napoli’s dream of winning the Italian league title collided for the first time

since the era of the late Argentine legend Diego Maradona

The conflict ignites at the top of the Italian League after Milan and Napoli stumbled

With a severe loss Sunday 2-3 at home against Fiorentina, which is seeking to reserve a qualifying position for a European competition, in the 32nd stage of Serie A.

Napoli won the league title for the last time in 1990

He would be close to jumping to the top of the standings if he had won in front of 50,000 fans at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

But with this loss, he remained third (the same as Inter’s second), a point behind Milan

the leader (67), who plays later against Torino.

Fiorentina was the first to score in the 29th minute through Argentine player Nicolas Gonzalez.

Then Napoli responded with a superb goal scored by Belgian Dries Mertens (58).

Before Fiorentina returned to imposing offensive control

it resulted in two successive goals for “Viola” through French Jonathan Aconet (66) and Brazilian Artur Cabral (72).

Before the end of the match, Nigerian Victor Osimhen scored the goal of reducing the difference in favor of Napoli (84), but the remaining minutes did not change the course of the loss.

The next match for Napoli will not be easy against its renewed guest, Roma, who are seeking to reserve a seat in the Champions League next season.

Striker Ciro Immobile regained his scoring appetite for the first time since Italy was eliminated in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, with a hat-trick that led Lazio to a big win over its host Genoa 4-1.

After being held responsible for Italy’s failure to reach the world finals for the second time in a row

After losing in a continental supplement to modest North Macedonia (zero-1)

Immobile regained his smile by scoring a hat-trick against veteran goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigo.

After opening the scoring through Montenegro Adam Marocic with a ground shot (31)

Immobile consolidated the difference before entering the dressing room with a beautiful shot against his former team in the 2013 season (45+1).

The thirty-second son scored the double in the second half with a penetration of the area, which he finished with a close header (63).

And despite the fact that Genoa, which is threatened with relegation to the second division

reduced the difference with friendly fire through the Spaniard Patrick (68).

However, Immobile returned the difference to three goals by scoring a hat-trick from a narrow angle (76).

His coach Maurizio Sarri had expressed his regret at becoming Immobile

The Italian league’s top scorer three times, a “scapegoat” after failing to qualify for the World Cup

suggesting that he retire from international football.

The veteran striker regained the top scorer (24 goals in 27 matches) from Serbian Dusan Vlahovic (22) Juventus striker.

Who scored the winning goal for the old lady on Saturday against Cagliari (2-1).

Lazio has the second strongest attack in the league (64) behind Inter (65)

He became fifth provisional

in a qualifying position to the European League “European League”.

One point ahead of the sixth Roma, which receives the last Salernitana at a later time, but it is seven points away from the fourth Juventus.