It is also difficult to predict the outcome of a derby match on a soccer field until the final whistle blows. The irreconcilable meeting between Naples and Roma, called Derby del Sole (Derby of the Sun) in Italian Serie A, took place for the second time this season, and this time, the background color of the sun was printed in Naples’ symbolic blue. Reliable Korean defender Kim Min-jae defended the home team Napoli’s goal well without fail, and super sub Giovanni Simeone gave the home fans a thrilling victory spirit with an unforgettable left-footed theater goal.
SSC Napoli, led by coach Luciano Spalletti, played a home game against AS Roma in the 2022-2023 Italian Serie A round 20 at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in Naples at 4:45 a.m. on the 30th (Mon) our time in the second half. Substitute Giovanni Simeone won with a thrilling 2-1 goal and cruised to the trophy with a 13-point lead over runners-up Inter Milan.
‘Giovanni Simeone’, exhilarating theatrical goal in 10 minutes after substitution
Napoli, the home team aiming for the Scudetto (the symbol of the winning team in Serie A) after 33 years since winning the 1989-1990 season, is based on the combination of Kim Min-jae and Amir Rahmani as center backs. moved systematically to defeat Sun’s derby rivals AS Roma.
The home game atmosphere reached its peak as Nigerian goal scorer Viktor Osimen scored a stunning goal in the 17th minute with an amazing performance. Osimen, who handled a cross from Hvica Kvarachhelia from the left flank with chest trapping from the other side, surprised everyone by kicking a volley with his right foot at once, not enough to make a second touch with a thigh trapping that circumvented opponent defender Ibanez. . Portuguese national team goalkeeper Rui Patricio also made a super goal that could not be helped.
The first goal came relatively early for Napoli, but an additional goal was needed. This is because the challenge of AS Roma, led by coach José Mourinho, continued hotly as if symbolizing the Derby of the Sun. At the start of the second half, Mourinho replaced Leonardo Spinazzola with Stefan El Sharawi and ordered a stronger attack on the left flank.
In the end, it was in the 75th minute that he scored a valuable equalizer for AS Roma. It was a sensational right-footed shot, running from the other side towards Nikola Zalewski’s relatively low cross from the right flank. It was like a second ball situation by a side cross, but it was a pity that Napoli’s Irving Rossano, who caught up with El Sharawi, was careless at the last moment. 먹튀검증
Accordingly, coach Spalletti of the home team immediately removed Irving Rossano and sent in Giovanni Simeone, and, like a lie, in just 10 minutes, they enjoyed the excitement of the thrilling final goal in the theater. As the 85th minute passed, the Napoli players who were blocked while trying to attack the left side calmly turned the ball back and changed the direction of the attack. There, midfielder Piotr Zielinski stabbed an accurate through pass without missing the moment when fellow substitute Giovanni Simeone dug into good space.
Giovanni Simeone, the eldest son of coach Diego Simeone of Primera Liga AT Madrid, touched the ball with a smooth turning motion and kicked the left-footed shot accurately. AS Roma’s long-legged defender Chris Smalling attempted a sliding tackle right in front, but Giovanni Simeone’s left-footed shot was quick. At exactly 85 minutes and 9 seconds, the theater winning goal was scored.
And the SSC Napoli players were able to share their desire for the championship trophy with the home fans by keeping the scoreboard 2-1 without shaking until the 6th minute of extra time in the second half. Now, SSC Napoli must enter Alberto Fico for an away game against 17th placed Spezia on the 5th of next month at 8:30 pm (Korean time).