NAPOLI IS A SQUADRON BUT BREAKS THROUGH THE BUNKER BY A SMALL MILAN DEFENDING HERSELF IN ELEVEN
Gonzalo Higuain Napoli is unbeatable at Sao Paulo. AC Milan is one of the fittest teams at the time. Win for the Blues means to reclaim the championship lead and get back in the running after double defeat against Juventus and Villarreal that had seemed the most ungenerous critiques, nay defeats liars. Naples and Milan are in standard formation. Blues crush for Milan in his area with a suffocating press. São Paulo is hell, cheering fans. Napoli plays well, can’t get him often in the area of Milan but don’t find the right play to beat on goal.
Between 32 and 34 minute two balls goals served by Higuain in Callejon wasted by a whisker. Per minute 35 is Higuain who beats on goal, shot deflected by a defender. Per minute 38 comes the goal. Shot from right of Insigne, divert a defender who puts out because Donnarumma. Per minute 44 first shot on goal di Bonaventura located the ball between his feet on head deviation by Koulibaly and draw.
The second half restart from a draw, always doing the game with Napoli and AC Milan to act of remittance. Napoli continues to make ball possession but the attack fails to break through. The 22 minute Mertens barely got hit the pole at the right hand of David. Then sweeps out Berry that makes the Defender. Napoli put in G and play with four men up front. The message is clear: don’t need draw. Sarri 36 per minute shot on goal by Higuain, Zapata deviation but the referee doesn’t see it. Napoli proves to be a squadron, Milan closes in eleven in defense as a mounting bracket.