Serie A: Osimhen bags goal, assist in Napoli’s 2-1 win over Cagliari

Napoli secured a 2-1 win against Cagliari, with Victor Osimhen stealing the spotlight through a towering header and a thrilling assist.

The Stadio Maradona witnessed a delayed kick-off due to strong winds damaging the roof, adding an unusual prelude to the match.

Napoli, eager to bounce back from consecutive Serie A losses, faced a challenging Cagliari side who are fresh from a dramatic comeback against Sassuolo.

The match began with both teams showing attacking strength, with Osimhen testing Cagliari’s goalkeeper Simone Scuffet and Kvaratskhelia delivering dangerous crosses.

Serie A: Osimhen bags goal, assist in Napoli's 2-1 over Cagliari
Victor Osimhen – Getty image

However, Osimhen broke the deadlock with an unstoppable header, only for Cagliari’s Leonardo Pavoletti to level the score with a well-taken goal three minutes later.

The decisive moment came when Osimhen exhibited some skill, juggling the ball amidst multiple defenders, and providing an exquisite assist for Kvicha Kvaratskhelia’s goal.

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