Cagliari threatened by relegation equalized to deny Napoli Serie A lead


A rejuvenated Cagliari, in fight for avoid relegation, he came close to putting in scene a reversal before settling for a 1-1 draw against Naples which denied quest’last a chance to go in tall in Monday in Serie A.

Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen saved a point for Napoli when he fell in a powerful heading with three minutes remaining but it wasn’t enough for there via side to take first place from Milan.

by Luciano Spalletti outfit would take first place in front of Milan on goal the difference was there won in Sardinia but instead there are two points back in Third.

He was beaten by a Cagliari team who took the lead via Gaston Pereiro in in the 58th minute and was disappointed with the draw after having had more that enough possibilities to seal the win before Osimhen struck.

“It was a difficult thing match for us. Maybe we didn’t deserve what we got here, or rather Cagliari deserved more”Spalletti told DAZN.

“We never got the game under control, so it’s probably a good result for us. We haven’t done enough. “

Cagliari would have moved out of the relegation zone with a win but remains 18th, level on 22 points with Venice that is one place outside the last three due to leveling in Osimhen delay.

by Walter Mazzarri side he looked destined for Serie B after losing to Juventus just before the winter break, but it has won three of it’s seven o ‘clock league matches from the shift of the year – to lose just once.

We played very well, too bad we didn’t get the win but we need to continue playing like this, with the same spirit, “Pereiro told DAZN.

“Then the three points that we deserved today will come the next time.”

It was another respite for Milan after his 2-2 in bottom side Salerno on Saturday, like second-places Inter, that is in even on 54 points with Napoli, beaten 2-0 by Sassuolo on Sunday.

Napoli was missing a guest of players to injury Included captain Lorenzo Insigne and key midfielders Stanislav Lobotka and Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, and the performance in a windy Unipol Domus stadium will have caused worry ahead of Thursday the Europa League showdown with Barcelona.

Pereiro was delivered what he looked like like be the winner goal by David Ospina just before the time when he scores for Napoli goalkeeper let a faint blow wriggle between her fingers and hers net.

However, Ospina later redeemed himself with some major bailouts that kept the deficit one goal and allowed the replacement Osimhen to do so earn Napoli a draw when he beat home The deep cross by Mario Rui.

They had Joao Pedro and Alessandro Deiola already lost great chance before Ospina slammed into Pereiro’s shot and the home fans he could barely believe them eyes two minutes later when the Napoli stopper shoots off a great save to keep out Deiola is close-range header before Daniele Baselli in somehow fired over.

Ospina saved Napoli’s skin again with four minutes remaining, tips over The throw in diving and curling by Razvan Marin from edge of the area and a few seconds later Osimhen appeared up to reward his goalkeeper is sterling work with the equalizer.

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