Napoli struggled against Lazio, but failed to find a solution. At the same time, the 8-game winning streak came to an end. Kim Min-jae, who started as a starter, played a stable role while playing full-time, but swallowed regret as he failed to win.
Napoli lost 0-1 in the home game of the 25th round of Italian Serie A in the 2022-2023 season against Lazio held at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in Naples, Italy at 4:45 am (Korean time) on the 4th.
The defeat on the day ended Napoli’s eight-game winning streak, and suffered their first defeat at home this season. While staying at the top of the leaderboard (21 wins, 2 draws, 2 losses, 65 points), the gap with Inter Milan (48 points) in second place became 17 points. At the same time, he failed to ‘sweep’ as he shared a victory with Lazio this season.
On this day, Kim Min-jae also showed stable defense as a center back duo with Amir Rahmani. In particular, he performed his role perfectly, such as winning a decision victory while thoroughly man-marking Chiro Immobile. However, he was unable to continue the ‘no-goal’ streak by conceding a point amid his teammate’s regrettable mistake.
Napoli has recently won eight consecutive victories in Serie A, and has reached a 100% chance of winning first place in the statistics predicted by the sports statistics media ‘Opta’ with a super computer. In fact, he raised the atmosphere to the peak by holding the championship cup halfway in his hand.
카지노사이트 However, coach Luciano Spalletti indicated that he would not be vigilant, saying, “We have to do our best to play all the remaining games in the same way without dwelling on the difference in points.” He added: “We will have to work hard to break Lazio’s solid line, which moves as a unit.”
Napoli came out in a 4-3-3 formation. The attacking triangle consisted of Hvica Kvarachhelia, Victor Osimen and Irving Lozano. The midfield consisted of Piotr Zielinski, Stanislav Lobotka and Andre-Frank Jambo Angusha. With Kim Min-jae and Rahmani at the center, Matthias Olivera and Giovanni Di Lorenzo formed the defensive line on the left and right. The goal was guarded by Alex Meret.
Napoli swept the chest from the beginning. In the 5th minute of the first half, from a free kick chance, Matias Vesino’s back header shot went into the goal, but Di Lorenzo threw himself and cleared it. In the 20th minute of the first half, Sergei Milinkovic-Savich, who was rushing into the box, connected Elsaid Hisai’s cutback with a shot, but Kim Min-jae blew his body and blocked it.
After regaining possession of the ball, Napoli slowly developed an attack. In the 26th minute of the first half, Jambo Angusa, who received a pass from Osimen, hit it with a shot from the front of the arc, but it deflected off the defensive wall. After that, the first half ended without a goal.
Napoli went on the offensive. In the 11th minute of the second half, a free kick opportunity was obtained from the front of the arc circle, and Kvarachhelia, who started as a kicker, fired a shot while crossing the defensive wall, but it went over the top of the goal. Two minutes later, Osimen’s backheel pass was passed by Zielinski, but it missed.
Napoli gave up the first goal due to an unfortunate mistake. In the 22nd minute of the second half, the ball kicked by Kvarachhelia did not go far, and Vessino, who was running from behind, shook the net with a fantastic mid-range shot. Low and fast into the bottom left corner, goalkeeper Meret was sucked into a course that was out of hand.
Spalletti was immediately replaced. In the 26th minute of the second half, Mateo Politano and Elif Elmas were put in at the same time, excluding Rossano and Jambo Anguisa. Napoli missed a crucial opportunity. In the 34th minute of the second half, in a corner kick situation, Osimen’s header shot hit the post, and Kim Min-jae hit the second ball again, but goalkeeper Ivan Provedel’s save was caught.
Napoli changed again. In the 37th minute of the second half, Robotka and Zielinski went out and Giovanni Simeone and Tanguy Ndombele entered. After that, the rest of the time continued the wave offensive. However, the match could not be returned to the original score, and eventually lost 0-1.