Serie A: Insigne’s penalty seals the win for Napoli over Juventus

Serie A: Insigne’s penalty seals the win for Napoli over Juventus. Napoli welcomed Juventus at the Stadio San Paolo to play their 21st match of the season. They won the match 1-0.

Napoli beat Juventus in two consecutive games for the first time since 2011.

Napoli brought in Rrahmani, Bakayoko, Insigne, and Osimhen for this match, making 4 changes.

Juventus also made 4 changes from their 2-0 win over Roma. Bernadeschi, Cuadrado, de Ligt, and Bentancur were starters in this game.

Chiellini fouled Rrahmani in the penalty box as he caught him in the face. The Italian did raise his arm to position himself but fouled Rrahmani.

The referee moves to the VAR screen to decide and gives the decision in Napoli’s favor. Lorenzo Insigne stepped up to take the penalty in the 31st minute.

Lorenzo Insigne confidently slotted his penalty high into the net and left Szczesny no chance to get a hand on it, scoring the winner in this match.

Serie A Points Table

Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1  Milan 22 15 4 3 20 49
2  Inter 21 14 5 2 28 47
3  Juventus 21 12 6 3 22 42
4  Napoli 21 13 1 7 24 40
5  Roma 21 12 4 5 9 40
6  Lazio 21 12 4 5 9 40
7  Atalanta 21 10 7 4 19 37
8  Sassuolo 21 8 7 6 2 31
9  Hellas Verona 21 8 6 7 3 30
10  Sampdoria 21 8 3 10 -1 27
11  Genoa 22 6 7 9 -7 25
12  Udinese 21 6 6 9 -5 24
13  Bologna 22 6 6 10 -7 24
14  Spezia 22 6 6 10 -8 24
15  Benevento 22 6 6 10 -17 24
16  Fiorentina 21 5 7 9 -12 22
17  Torino 22 2 11 9 -9 17
18  Cagliari 21 3 6 12 -15 15
19  Parma Calcio 21 2 7 12 -27 13
20  Crotone 21 3 3 15 -28 12