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Napoli narrowly escapes to loss of points in sene

Napoli is Sunday narrowly escaped loss of points in the battle for the title in Serie A. The team of coach Maurizio Sarri won thanks to two late goals, 2-1 of laagvlieger Chievo Verona.

Dries Mertens had after 51 minutes as the ideal opportunity to make Napoli the lead to convert, but the Belgian missed a penalty kick. Twenty minutes later, Mariusz Stepinski for the surprising lead on behalf of Chievo.

The home team looked like a defeat to be heading, but substitute and old-following his departure to chelsea Arek Owned made one minute before time. In a last final assault drew Amadou Diawara deep in injury time for the 2-1.

The victory brought Napoli behind leader Juventus back to four points with seven games to go. The ‘Old Lady’ won Saturday with 2-4 of Benevento.

View the program, the results and the position in the Serie A

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