Without fail. In the major championships, only three teams have achieved clear results since the start of the season. Paris SG in France, with 7 successes in as many days. Benfica in Portugal, with 6 wins in 6 matches. And, since Thursday evening, Naples. On the lawn of Sampdoria, the Partenopei have indeed won their 5th success in 5 tricks.
And, once again, Luciano Spalletti’s men did not go into detail, since they followed with a second 0-4 in a row after that achieved last weekend, still on the move, on the side of the Udinese. All of Italy is now under the spell of “steamroller” Neapolitan, as explained in Corriere dello Sport. “What a Napoli!”, exclaims on his side The Gazzetta dello Sport, who is rubbing his hands of the Serie A summit fight between Neapolitans, Inter and AC Milan, “Like in the days of Diego Maradona”.
Two men take the light after this great start: the coach and the scorer, Victor Osimhen, author of a double Thursday night in Genoa. “Game and personality, this mix is now dreaming”, analyzes the sports daily on pink paper to evoke the work of the Italian tactician. A work also praised by the“Untenable Supermhen”, as described in GdS. “I score to give the coach back the confidence he has placed in me, which helps me grow on and off the field”, said the Nigerian, who arrived from LOSC in the summer of 2019 for € 70 million, at the end of the meeting.
But it’s the whole Napoli collective that is shining brightly in recent weeks. The danger comes from everywhere, with already ten different scorers since the start of the championship! In the midfield, Fabian Ruiz and Piotr Zielinski feast. The rearguard, perfectly organized around a recovered Kalidou Koulibaly, and protected by a prominent Franck Zambo-Anguissa for his debut, only conceded two goals. In short, all the ingredients for a great start. Now it’s up to them to last.