26 Jul Napoli vs. Sassuolo – Football Match Report – July 25, 2020
Hapless Sassuolo had 4 targets disallowed for offside, three of them following VAR critiques, in an unfortunate 2-Zero defeat by Napoli in Serie A on Saturday.
Elseid Hysaj put Napoli forward within the eighth minute, the Albanian’s first objective for the membership on his 193rd look, with a low shot from the sting of the penalty space.
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Filip Djuricic had the ball within the web for Sassuolo within the 32nd minute however the linesman flagged and it was instantly disallowed for offside.
4 minutes later, Djuricic once more thought he had scored when he fired within the rebound after Hamed Junior Traore’s shot was saved by David Ospina. However, after an extended VAR overview and with Napoli ready to kick off, the objective was disallowed for offside towards Traore.
Francesco Caputo had a objective chalked off two minutes after the restart, then it was Domenico Berardi’s flip when his effort was dominated out for offside towards Caputo who had performed the ball to him.
In each circumstances, Napoli have been ready to restart when the objective was disallowed.
Matteo Politano hit the put up late on for Napoli and Allan rubbed extra salt into Sassuolo’s wounds when he swept residence the second from the sting of the realm in stoppage time.
Sassuolo coach Roberto De Zerbi didn’t remark immediately on the disallowed targets. “We did properly with and with out the ball, however we wanted extra conviction to come back away with the three factors,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso mentioned his team deserved to win by extra.
“We created 9 possibilities and we must always have been two or three up by halftime, so I can not be glad,” Gattuso mentioned.
“Contemplating what we create, we rating too little and concede too many. It is not true that it was a 50-50 recreation, I noticed one other recreation from the bench.
“Offside is a part of the sport and you’ll’t examine our objective possibilities with Sassuolo’s.”
Napoli, who’ve certified for the Europa League as Coppa Italia winners, stayed seventh with 59 factors with Sassuolo eighth on 48.