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Sports News of Sunday, 8 May 2022


Osimhen shines, Aina missing as Napoli edge Torino at home

Victor Osimhen in action for Napoli Victor Osimhen in action for Napoli

Striker Victor Osimhen was in action as Napoli beats Torino to continue their impressive away record in the Italian Serie A.

The Nigerian striker was making his 25th league appearance of the season for the Partenopei and failed to add to his 13 goal haul.

He was substituted for Italian forward Andrea Petagna in the 93rd.

Meanwhile, Victor Osimhen’s compatriot, Ola Aina did not feature at all for Torino.

The Super Eagles full back was not listed by coach Ivan Juric for the encounter.

Spanish midfielder Fabian Ruiz scored the only goal of the game for Napoli with 18 minutes remaining on the clock.

Fabian Ruiz robbed Tommaso Pobega to score his third goal of the season for Napoli.

Napoli, remain third with 73 points, behind Inter Milan, who are leading with 78 points, and AC Milan, who have 77 points and are due to play their 36th game of the season against Verona on Sunday.