3-star Inter Milan cage Nigeria's Victor Osimhen to dismantle Napoli in Naples

Victor Osimhen's Napoli was outshone in Naples by a ruthless Inter Milan. (Photo Credit: Napoli and Inter/X)

3-star Inter Milan cage Nigeria's Victor Osimhen to dismantle Napoli in Naples

Izuchukwu Akawor 22:39 - 03.12.2023

Nigeria's Victor Osimhen only managed two shots for champions Napoli against the excellent Inter Milan.

Nigeria’s superstar Victor Osimhen and his SSC Napoli teammates suffered a night to forget against Inter Milan in the Serie A. 

Osimhen was on from start to finish as Inter thrashed the defending champions 3-0 at the Diego Maradona Stadium on Sunday night.

Osimhen fails to shine against Inter

In a one-sided affair, Inter looked to be the home side as they dominated and caged Nigeria’s Osimhen all game. 

Despite lasting 90 minutes, the 24-year-old was expertly limited by the visitors in Naples.

Victor Osimhen failed to get his two attempted shots on target against Inter. (Photo Credit: Napoli/X)

Osimhen only managed two efforts which he failed to get on target as Inter capitalised on his quiet outing to run riot. 

Hakan Calhanoglu opened the floodgates in the first half before Nicolo Barella and Marcus Thuram joined in a blistering second half display from the San Siro giants.

Osimhen managed just 13 passes all game and completed just seven of them for a 54% pass accuracy.

What the result means

With the performance against Inter, the Nigerian striker failed to add to his tally of six goals this season for the Serie A title holders.

Inter Milan's mathc-winners celebrate an emphatic outing in Naples. (Photo Credit: Inter/X)

In terms of what the result means, Osimhen’s Napoli have now fallen 11 points behind their visitors, Inter, who strengthened their grip at the top of the table with that excellent performance and display.

Inter have 35 points, just two points above Old Lady, Juventus, while city rivals AC Milan are six more points behind in third. 

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