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The Data Zone: Win against Sampdoria gives Napoli league top spot

Napoli are the new leaders in the Serie A thanks to 4-0 (2-0) away to Sampdoria. Napoli are two points clear of Inter at the top of the table. Sampdoria is in 13th place.

Napoli scored the first goal when Victor Osimhen netted after 10 minutes, with an assist by Lorenzo Insigne, making it 1-0.

The team also increased their lead to 0-2, when Fabian Ruiz scored, with an assist by Lorenzo Insigne, in the 39th minute.

Straight after the break, Victor Osimhen made his mark and increased Napoli’s lead.

Napoli found the net once more, this time through Piotr Zielinski, who scored, with an assist by Hirving Lozano, in the 59th minute. The 4-0 goal was the last one of the game.

With this win, Napoli have five straight victories.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 2-0 away win for Napoli in April 2021.

Napoli have a perfect record after two away games.

Sampdoria have scored 5 goals. They have scored two goals at home. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.

Napoli have scored 14 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 14 goals. They’ve conceded 2 goals in total.

Sampdoria have opened the score in 1 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.

After this game in the Serie A, Sampdoria will play Juventus (away) on 25 September 2021, Udinese (home) on 02 October 2021 and Cagliari (away) on 16 October 2021. Napoli play Cagliari (home) on 25 September 2021, Fiorentina (away) on 02 October 2021 and Torino (home) on 16 October 2021.

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