Napoli grabs all three points in Bergamo. Napoli defeated Atalanta 3:1 as the title race heats up, goals from Insigne, Politano and Elmas were enough to clinch all three points against their rivals.
Napoli came into game knowing that a win would push them above Ac Milan and they did so in impressive Manner.
Luciano Spalletti was without top striker Victor Osimhen, who returned late from international duty, He was replaced by Napoli veteran Dries Mertens.
Atalanta got things started early on as Zappacosta’s cross was met by the end of Ruslan Malinovski, but Ospina was equal to the task as he made a diving save to keep the ball out.
Napoli then lunched an attack of their own, with Dries Mertens getting to the ball ahead of Atalanta goalkeeper who fouled him,the refeere waved play on but he was recalled by VAR and he rightly gave the penalty.
Lorenzo Insigne stepped up and dispatched the spot kick into the bottom corner of the net. Giving the Partenopei a 1:0 lead over Atalanta.
Gasperini’s men are known for their relentless attack through the flanks using both wingback effectively, and they did so through Hatebouer whose cross was screwed just wide off the post by Remo Freuler.
A perfectly executed free kick saw Luciano Spalletti’s men go two nill up, Lorenzo Insigne with a lovely free kick over the top for Politano who sneaked in behind the Atalanta backline to make it 2:0.
Atalanta pulled a goal back through Dutch midfielder Martin De Roon as he planted his header past the reach of Napoli goalkeeper Ospina.
Jeremy Boga should have leveled the match for his side, the ball falling to the ex Sassuolo man only to see his shot tipped over the bar by David Ospina.
Luciano Spalletti continued to urge his side to take control of possession but they sat back deep and hit Atalanta in the counter.
The third goal coming through a counter attack, Koulibaly played a raking pass to substitute Hirving Lozano who spirited the length of the pitch before squaring the ball for Eljif Elmas to seal the three points with a tap in.
The win moves the Partenopei above Ac Milan and top of the Scudetto standing as Luciano Spalletti continued to lead his charge towards an unprecedented Italian league title since 1960.