Italian Serie A
Verona0Napoli3

Verona 0-3 Napoli

Napoli celebrate win over Verona

Napoli stayed in the final Champions League qualification spot after inflicting a second home defeat of the season on Verona.

Dries Mertens's low shot opened the scoring as Rafael Benitez's visitors remain 10 points behind leaders Juventus in third in Serie A.

Lorenzo Insigne tapped in Christian Maggio's cross to double Napoli's lead.

Blerim Dzemaili completed the scoring, tapping home the rebound from Insigne's initial shot.

Line-ups

Verona

  • 1Bittencourt Pinheiro
  • 29CacciatoreBooked at 85mins
  • 33Agostini
  • 19Frello Filho
  • 18Moras
  • 22Maietta
  • 2Orestes Caldeira
  • 10HallfredssonSubstituted forMartinhoat 67'minutes
  • 9Toni
  • 15IturbeSubstituted forDonadelat 81'minutes
  • 21Gomez TalebSubstituted forCaciaat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Albertazzi
  • 4Laner
  • 5Donati
  • 6Martinho
  • 8Cacia
  • 11Jankovic
  • 12Andrade
  • 14Cirigliano
  • 23González
  • 25Marques Pinto
  • 30Donadel
  • 98Borra

Napoli

  • 1Barbosa
  • 11Maggio
  • 27Armero
  • 20DzemailiBooked at 84mins
  • 21Fernández
  • 33Albiol
  • 7Callejón
  • 88InlerSubstituted forRadosevicat 82'minutes
  • 9HiguaínSubstituted forBritosat 80'minutes
  • 19PandevSubstituted forInsigneat 67'minutes
  • 14Mertens

Substitutes

  • 2Réveillere
  • 3Uvini
  • 5Britos
  • 12Contini
  • 13Bariti
  • 15Colombo
  • 17Hamsik
  • 22Radosevic
  • 24Insigne
  • 91Zapata
Referee:
Daniele Doveri

Match Stats

Home TeamVeronaAway TeamNapoli
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home10
Away15
Shots on Target
Home1
Away8
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home21
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Verona 0, Napoli 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Verona 0, Napoli 3.

Blerim Dzemaili (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marco Donadel (Verona).

Foul by Dries Mertens (Napoli).

Fabrizio Cacciatore (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Christian Maggio (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luca Toni (Verona).

Booking

Fabrizio Cacciatore (Verona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dries Mertens (Napoli) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Fabrizio Cacciatore (Verona).

Booking

Blerim Dzemaili (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Blerim Dzemaili (Napoli).

Jorginho Frello (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

José Callejón (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dangerous play by Domenico Maietta (Verona).

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Josip Radosevic replaces Gökhan Inler.

Foul by Federico Fernández (Napoli).

Luca Toni (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Verona. Marco Donadel replaces Juan Iturbe.

Raúl Albiol (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luca Toni (Verona).

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Miguel Britos replaces Gonzalo Higuaín.

Corner, Verona. Conceded by Raúl Albiol.

Foul by Dries Mertens (Napoli).

Domenico Maietta (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Verona. Daniele Cacia replaces Juan Gomez Taleb.

Goal!

Goal! Verona 0, Napoli 3. Blerim Dzemaili (Napoli) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by José Callejón.

Foul by Gökhan Inler (Napoli).

Juan Iturbe (Verona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Verona 0, Napoli 2. Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Christian Maggio with a cross.

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Fabrizio Cacciatore.

Attempt blocked. Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Dries Mertens.

Attempt saved. Fabrizio Cacciatore (Verona) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rômulo with a cross.

Corner, Verona. Conceded by Federico Fernández.

Foul by Dries Mertens (Napoli).

Juan Iturbe (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dries Mertens (Napoli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Fabrizio Cacciatore (Verona).

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