UCL: Osimhen Sparkles As Napoli Down Frankfurt

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen continued his impressive form in front of goal as Napoli defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash on Tuesday.

Napoli was awarded a penalty in the 35th minute when Osimhen was fouled in the box but the spot kick was missed by Georgia international, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.  

Victor Osimhen

Osimhen put Napoli ahead in the match after converting a Hirving Lozano pass five minutes after the missed penalty kick.

The goal was the Nigeria international’s second in four Champions League matches for the Italian side this season.

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Osimhen, 24, has now bagged 20 goals in 24 matches across all competitions for the Serie A leaders this season.

The Nigerian had a goal disallowed for offline a minute after his goal.

He was replaced by Giovanni Simeone six minutes before full-time.

Napoli scored the second goal through Giovanni Di Lorenzo in the 64th minute.

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