Osimhen opens Serie A goal account with a first half goal

Osimhen opens Serie A goal account with a first half goal

Victor Osimhen scored his first goal in Serie A as Napoli hammered visiting Atalanta 4-1 on Saturday, searchsports reports.

Osimhen got on the score sheet with two minutes left in the first half to make it 4-0 for Napoli.

The Nigerian who was lively all through was a headache for the back line of Atalanta for the period of time he was on the pitch.

Reacting to his first goal for the team, Gattuso said ”Victor Osimhen is a player who is giving us many game solutions. The way he moves scares team against us.  I’m happy for the goal”.

The former Lille striker chested down David Ospina’s long ball upfield, turned and drilled low into the bottom corner for his first in three league games.

Hirving Lozano opened scoring for Napoli in the 23rd minute before doubling his side’s lead on 27 minutes.

And on the half hour mark, Matteo Politano added the third goal while Sam Lammers pulled a goal back for Atalanta in the 69th minute.

Napoli are third on eight points while Atalanta remain second on nine points in the league table.

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