Osimhen leads Napoli past Roma with 2 – 1 victory to be 13 points ahead of Milan
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Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen continued his rich vein of form for Napoli in a 2-1 win over Roma to boost their Serie A title hopes.
Osimhen has been instrumental to Napoli’s bid to win their first title since 1990 during the days of Diego Maradona.
The former Lille striker gave Napoli the lead in the 17th minute with a stunning finish in the box.
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Stephan El Shaarawy restored parity for Roma with 15 minutes to go.
Giovanni Simeone handed Napoli the maximum points with four minutes to go to send them 13 points clear of Inter Milan on the Serie A log.
Osimhen has now scored 14 goals in the Italian topflight this season.
He has now scored five goals in his last five games in all competitions for Napoli.
Napoli will be back in action against Spezia on Sunday, while Roma hosts on Saturday in the Serie A.