In the early morning of March 12th, Beijing time, there were three rematches in the 26th round of Serie A in the 2022-23 season. After some fierce battles, Lazio drew 0-0 away from Bologna, Napoli beat Atalanta 2-0 at home and Udinese beat Empoli 1-0 away.
Napoli can be said to be invincible in Serie A this season. They lost to Lazio in the last round, but they can adjust quickly. Today, they continue to play at Diego Maradona Stadium against Atalanta, another arch-rival. Napoli completely suppressed their opponents. In the 5th minute, Napoli attacked on the right side, and Politano and Zalinski made a collision with the wall and broke into the restricted area. The goalkeeper Musso struggled to save the ball. In the 27th minute, Kvaratskheliya forcibly broke through the two-man defense on the left side of the restricted area and entered the restricted area, but his last shot was half a beat slow, and then the ball was blocked without angle. Two minutes later, Napoli took a free kick on the right side of the penalty area. Zalinski took the penalty and hung it to the back point. Osmain grabbed the nod and hit the goal, and the ball was only slightly higher than the crossbar.
In the 41st minute, Napoli counterattacked the ball in the frontcourt, Politano volleyed vigorously in the restricted area, and Musso fought bravely again. Yi Bian fought Napoli again and continued to attack. In the 59th minute, Osmain shook the left side of the defensive oblique plug on the right side of the frontcourt. Kvaratskheliya followed up with the ball and broke into the restricted area. One person faced the Atlanta sixers’ defense. Kvaratskheliya kept shaking and flashed a space to make a strong shot, and the ball went into the net. Naples broke the deadlock 1-0. In the 76th minute, when Napoli took the right corner kick, Elmas took the penalty in front of the door. Rahmani grabbed the point and threw his head at the door, and the ball went straight into the lower right corner of the goal. Naples sealed the victory 2-0 and stopped the decline in time.
Lazio, who ended Naples in the last round, started their familiar routine operation of dropping the chain again today. Lazio’s visit to Dalaya Stadium was completely suppressed by Bologna today. In the 27th minute, Bologna attacked from the left, Giri Copreau hung obliquely in the restricted area at a 45-degree angle, and Ferguson grabbed the nod and mallet to attack the goal. BOOM’s ball was blocked by the post, and Lazio escaped. Six minutes later, Bologna made another killing on the left, Barro stopped the ball in the restricted area and made a two-step shooting, and goalkeeper ProWiddel bravely saved the ball. In the easy-to-side rematch, the two sides played more dullly, and Lazio had almost no chance. In the end, the two sides drew 0-0.
In terms of standings, Napoli stopped the decline and then started the winning mode. Inter Milan lost unexpectedly yesterday. Lazio did not lose today, but it also lost points in the footsteps of Inter Milan. After two weeks, Naples once again fixed the difference with the second place at 18 points, and the position of the leader was unshakable. Lazio was unable to win, so it failed to surpass Inter Milan to rise to the second place, and the difference of one point temporarily ranked third. Bologna scored 1 point, which temporarily surpassed Youwen and rose to seventh place.
In the top scorer list, Osman failed to score today, and still ranked first with 19 goals. Lautaro ranked second with 14 goals, while lukman and Nzola tied for third with 12 goals. Kvaratskheliya ranked fifth with 11 goals after scoring today. Velahovich, Anautovich, Dibala and others just squeezed into the top ten with 8 goals.